University studies


ICES Vendée Catholic University is a small private university, offering various areas of study and located in the Vendée region in western France, just 20 minutes from the Atlantic coast. 

ICES was founded in 1990 in La Roche-sur-Yon. It delivers national diplomas controlled by the State and offers Bachelor and Master courses divided into 4 faculties:

  • Faculty of Law, Economics and Management
  • Faculty of Political Science and History
  • Faculty of Literature and Languages
  • Faculty of Sciences

The excellent exam success rate and the low dropout rate are the result of a unique pedagogical concept: the University School. It is based on intellectual rigour, personalised support and a thorough methodology. 

The school's mission is to create a spirit of cooperation between teaching staff and students in the acquisition of knowledge and to establish a personalised partnership with each individual student in order to help realise his or her professional aim. Our students follow classes, conferences and symposiums given by nationally and internationally renowned professors from France and abroad.