A city where life is good : 692 hectares of parks, an incomparable quality of life, a large city at the doors to the country side, one of the less expensive student city in France, Paris and Toulouse 3 hours away, Bordeaux 2 hours, an international airport.
A student city : 17 000 students, 800 teacher-researchers, 5 faculties (Law and Economic Sciences,Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences), 3 engineering schools (ENSCI, ENSIL, ÍL), 1 IUT (11 departments), 1 IUFM, the Sports Law and Economy Centre… A regional capital of 248 000 inhabitants Dynamic cultural activity : 1 French-speaking Multimedia Library measuring 15 000 m², 24 cinema theatres, 5 cultural centres, theatres, museums, concerts, exhibitions, international events… Limoges is a floral city (4 flower award) and a City of Art and History since 24 January 2008. A city of all the sports : many sporting facilities (5 swimming pools, 1 sports hall, 27 gymnasia, 50 tennis courts, 1 golf course, 40 large play areas…) a total of 72 disciplines. Every year, many international competitions. Industry, Economy and Research : 12 400 companies, 900 hectares of industrial areas, a diversified economic fabric with major groups like Legrand, Bernardaud, Valéo, Weston, Madrange, Meillor, are search potential of more than 100 laboratories, 1 000 researchers, a technopole.