Quimper


Quimper is the ancient capital of Cornouaille, Brittany’s most traditional region, and has a distinctive Breton Celtic character. The city is located is located in the south of the department about 15 km from the sea, on the Odet estuary. The wity is well known for its typical traditional architecture, its cathedral and his summer festivities. (Festival de Cornouaille) Quimper Campus hosts the Pôle Universitaire Pierre-Jakez Hélias, bringing together various components of the Université de Bretagne Occidentale present in Quimper: the Faculty of Letters and Humanities and the Faculty of Law. The IUT Quimper (two-year shortcycle higher education and professional licences) hosts also many professional curriculas ( international trade, logistics, management…)