Being a student at ESB on the Chantrerie campus in Nantes

Becoming a Nantes resident

Welcome to Nantes, France’s sixth-largest city, capital of the Pays de la Loire region and historical capital of Brittany. With 54,000 higher-education students, the Nantes métropole attracts young people and offers many services devoted to them.

Nantes, a great city to study in

The city is an academic and technological hub whose reputation extends throughout Europe.

The city’s rising employment rates, diversity of cultural activities, extensive public transportation network, and proximity to the coast make Nantes popular with students.

Visit the city of Nantes tourist office on the web.

Exploring the Loire Atlantique area

When you study in a city, you also well in the territory. The Loire-Atlantique département gives its inhabitants a multitude of options for outings and activities so you can experience something new every weekend!

Whether it’s the beach, the river, cultural events, historical buildings, sports, or a relaxing stroll, you’ll always find something to do in Loire-Atlantique!

Visit the Pays de la Loire tourist office and Loire-Atlantique tourist office websites.