Four universities and numerous engineering colleges have been set up in Brittany. Of the 106,000 students in Brittany as a whole, Rennes has 58,500 5,200 are studying electronics and ICT. In fact, every year in Brittany, more than 1,500 students graduate in these subjects.
In Rennes, the 745 electronics and ICT graduates (5 years’ higher education minimum) form a pool of engineers, researchers and Ph.D students available for employment by the region’s companies and laboratories. This concentration of highly-educated and highly-trained people entering the job market provides an answer to the recruitment needs of players in the ICT sector in Rennes.
More than 100 Ph.D students specialising in information technologies receive their doctorates from the university and leading engineering colleges every year.