Study Abroad in Strasbourg, France

Bienvenue à Strasbourg, la plus belle ville d'Europe

Thanks to Nagisa Smalheiser (Soka University, fall 2019) for some of these video clips!

1st in French universities

Founded in 1538, l'Université de Strasbourg is ranked one of the best in the country.  It has the largest number of international students, four Nobel Prize laureates, and the only school of theology of any French national university.

1st in attractive cities

Le Point Magazine rates Strasbourg the best place to live in France  because of the extensive bicycle network and pedestrian-only historic down-town. The Federation of French Bikers ranks Strasbourg the most bikeable large city in the country and Instagram ranks it the second most happy city in France.

1st in sport


RC Strasbourg football team plays in League One. It is one of only six teams to win all three French national trophies. It won the Coupe de la Ligue four times, including in 2019.

1st in European unity


Located on the French-German border, Strasbourg hosts more European institutions than any other French city, including the Council of Europe, the European Parliament, the European Court of Human Rights and Pharmacopeia.

1st in public transportation

Strasbourg has the most extensive tram network in France with over 72km of lines.  With stops across the Rhine in Germany, it is one of the few international tram systems in the world.