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Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès

Welcome to the University Toulouse - Jean Jaurès

Key Figures

  • 27,000 students
  • 4,000 foreign students
  • 150 nationalities
  • 180 diplomas
  • 18 libraries
  • 1,173 faculty members
  • 500 outgoing exchange students
  • 400 incoming exchange students
  • 200 Erasmus + agreement
  • 200 international agreement (out of Eramus + program)

Welcome to UT2J !

Founded in 1229, the University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès has a long-standing tradition of humanities studies. UT2J offers degrees in a broad variety of disciplines, from the undergraduate level to the doctorate.

Our main campus is located in Toulouse, in the Mirail quarter, 15 minutes from the city centre by metro. The University also has several smaller campuses in nine cities of the Midi-Pyrenees region, as well as other campuses around the world.

The involvement and the commitment of our student body, faculty and staff along with our high standard of education have established the University Toulouse-Jean Jaurès as one of the best universities in France and a leading academic institution in research and education.
Our University is renowned for its expertise in teaching and research in the following disciplines :
  • Arts
  • Literature
  • Languages
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Health
  • Management

UT2J also offers training programs for future teachers.

The department of French as a Foreign Language (DEFLE Département d’Etude du Français Langue Étrangère) offers courses for non-native French speakers in order to improve their knowledge of the French language.

For detailed information on studies at UT2J

Courses taught in English at UT2J

For a list of our International University and Erasmus program partners

Did you know ?

  • The word Mirail means Mirror in Occitan, one of the traditional languages of southern France

  • Toulouse has been ranked the best city in France for student life by “L’Etudiant,” a magazine for students that annually ranks French university towns.


International and European Relations Office
Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès
5 allées Antonio Machado
31058 Toulouse Cedex 9
Tél. +33 (0)5 61 50 3646/4599
Fax +33 (0)5 61 50 3520