ISD - International Students' Day 2022: Back-to-school program

Find below the September welcome program of the CMI Rennes

International students, PhD students and researchers studying in Rennes, the CMI offers you a welcome event on Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 11am to 6pm.

Come and share a friendly time, get informed and meet other students!

What's on the agenda: information points and welcome packs for newcomers, entertainment, gifts, guided tours of Rennes city centre and the Champs Libres, information stands run by the CMI's partners, booking of the CMI's 2022/2023 Cultural Agenda to visit Brittany and enjoy the cultural life of Rennes at a very low price!


  • Welcome points (information points) every 20 minutes : What is the CMI? How can it help me? The staff presents the various services offered by the CMI (visa, residence permits, transportation, social security, housing assistance, cultural agenda, daily life) and answers your questions
  • A welcome pack (documentation and gifts!) is given to newcomers attending the CMI information points

  • Cultural agenda: booking of day trips and shows
  • Free visit of the historic city centre of Rennes: guided tour with a tour guide from the tourist office: meet in front of the CMI at 12:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, and 17:00!
  • Escape Game: Learn about the university in France in a playful way thanks to an escape game created especially by the LIDILE and FLESCAPE laboratories for international students


  • And more: games, photobooth, prizes ...All. Day. Long!


CMI's partners:



Pour prolonger l’accueil, les rendez-vous à ne pas manquer chez les partenaires du CMI :

  • Open house of the Confucius Institute of Brittany on Saturday, September 10, 2022
  • Welcome Party - ESN Rennes association: date to be confirmed
  • Free concert of the Orchestre National de Bretagne for Rennes students on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at the Triangle (reservation recommended)
  • Cocktail reception for new international students in Rennes at the city hall, organized by Rennes Métropole, on Tuesday October 4, 2022 - upon invitation only