Morlaix is located  back from the northern coast of Finistère, on an estuary. The town is known in particular for its viaduct built in the 19th century in the town centre. Morlaix is the centre of an urban area with around 40,000 inhabitants. The city hosts some UBO campus: The Morlaix site of the IUT de Brest – Morlaix (two-year shortcycle higher education and professional licences) is located in the former site of the Manufacture des Tabacs in the heart of the city of Morlaix. It hosts 2 departments: Management of Organisations and Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development.