Department of Educational Sciences

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The Department of Educational Sciences belongs to the l'UFR Lettres et Langages (Literature and Languages). It provides courses which present the current state of knowledge and study problematics in the field of Educational Sciences research. Composed of several disciplines, these sciences allow for a plural analysis of educational facts, practices and situations.
The Department presents theoretical approaches of education and vocational training questions, borrowing their concepts and methodologies from social sciences and Humanities.

Courses and training provided


The department provides courses for B.A, M.A and PhD students.
These courses serve different purposes:

  • theoretical multidisciplinary training;
  • preparation for careers in the field of education and vocational training;
  • initiation to and training for research work in educational sciences.

Peruse our student guides:

To see the list of M.A theses subjects for the year 2019-2020 : click here

More information

Please note that the conditions for admission in Licence 3 sciences de l’éducation (B.A degree in Educational Sciences, 3rd year) have been modified. See Admission section on this page.

Research activities

The teachers-researchers of the Department of Educational Sciences are all members of the Centre de Recherche en Éducation de Nantes (Nantes Centre for Educational Research).

Mis à jour le 08 July 2020.