As is the case with all European universities, education at the University of Reunion Island is structured around the LMD (Licence - Master - Doctorate) system.
Studies are organised into three cycles :
Bachelor's degree ('Licence') which is awarded after 3 years of higher education, that is to say 180 ECTS credits,
Master's degree, equivalent to a total of 300 ECTS credits, which marks 2 years of postgraduate study,
Doctorate which is obtained following 3 years of study and research after a Master's degree.

The University of Reunion Island also offers non-LMD short training courses, and engineering degrees in 3 specialities.

In total the University of Reunion Island proposes qualifications in a wide range of fields :