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650 researchers, research assistants, PhD and post-doctoral students

IUML gathers 19 research units, representing a total of 650 staff members, including 250 PhD students from the University of Nantes, CNRS, IFREMER, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, University of Le Mans and the University of Angers.

The buildings spread over several sites of the University of Nantes, Ifremer in Nantes and Ecole Centrale de Nantes (5000 m² of water basin), i.e. a total area of 13530 m².

Organisation of IUML

Director: Franck SCHOEFS (University of Nantes, UMR CNRS 6183 GeM).

Deputy directors: Regis BARON (Ifremer Nantes) & Odile DELFOUR (CDMO, University of Nantes).

Research axes

  • Biodiversity and coastal environment.
  • Exploitation and value-adding of marine resources.
  • Marine systems, buildings and geomaterials.
  • Changes, conflicts and governance of maritime areas.