L'Institut de Recherche sur l'Education : Sociologie et Economie de l'Education

Research Center on HE
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
Institute for Research in the Sociology and Economics of Education
Parent Institution's name (english translation): 
University of Bourgogne
Parent Institution's name (original language): 
Université de Bourgogne


Institutional postal address: 
Pôle AAFE — Esplanade Erasme BP 26513 21065 Cedex

Mission / Vision

UB fulfils a dual mission of education and research in all scientific fields, among which Social sciences, Humanities, Physical sciences, and Life sciences.

Main activities

IREDU plays a supportive role in the new master degrees offered by the University of Bourgogne

  • Master in « Education and Training » associated with the Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Master in « Human Resources » associated with the Faculty of Economics

Six tracks of Master Programmes :

  • Two tracks devoted to research : one is educational evaluation and international comparison ; the other is economics of education and labour market
  • Four vocationally-oriented tracks :
    • Support for educational staff and institutions
    • Economic evaluation of education and training
    • Training consultancy / counselling for training / training management
    •  Expertise in education in developing countries


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government