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UAG

French Guiana

Education organisation

Research centers or research group

University of French Guiana is a public establishment for Higher Education and Research. There are 2,034 students on two campuses: The French Guiana University Center (Troubiran campus) in Cayenne; The IUT (Bois-Chaudat campus) in Kourou. The higher teaching and education school as well as the common continuing education service are also located in Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in different premises that are not grouped together on campus.

The Research is organized around four major research centers focused on Amazonian issues :

  • Dynamics of biodiversity in the Amazon and developement of natural resources
  • Health and ecology of health in a tropical environment
  • Dynamics of Amazonian societies in their environments and sustainable management of Amazonian territories
  • Innovative tehcnologies in the Amazonian environment (renewable energies and teleapplications)