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 Living in Troyes

Living in Troyes

The region is currently third out of 44 in the L’Etudiant rankings for “Attractiveness”, due to its appeal to students from all over the world. The diversity of sectors and the excellence of its teaching teams make the region one of the leading academic centres in the country.

The region offers over 170 courses (BTS, DUT, Preparatory Classes for the Grandes Ecoles, Bachelors, Masters, Engineering degrees, etc.) in a multitude of fields and subjects.

With over 10,800 students enrolled for the 2018-2019 academic year, numbers are constantly increasing.

The actions put in place by the city mean that students succeed in their studies, flourish and get involved on a daily basis in a region bursting with student activities and events (societies, cultural and sports activities, etc.).

3rd most attractive city in the l’Étudiant ranking

5th city where « it’s good to study »

(for cities with between 8,000 and 20,000 students)

28th student city in France

(out of 44 French cities)

The heart of Troyes and the quays of the Seine. Photo credit: MGPhoto

The quays of the Seine and the sculptures “La Plage”. Photo credit: @auudreeeeeeeey – © Troyes Champagne Tourisme
A historic centre that vibrates to the rhythm of cultural and sporting events: the Clés de Troyes (student festivities in September), the Nuits de Champagne music festival (October), concert halls, exhibitions, literary meetings with personalities, rollerblading and cycling tours, the Christmas race, the Champagne road festival…
Les Grands Lacs: 20 minutes from Troyes, the Forêt d’Orient Regional Nature Park offers several sport activities (kayaking, hiking, sailing, jet skiing, etc.).
Nigloland, Europe’s 3rd best amusement park.
Everything is accessible on foot, by bike or by public transport.
La Côte des Bars, Champagne wine region in the south of Troyes.
Factory outlets: Troyes is the European capital of factory outlets with more than 300 major brands at reduced prices.