L’Université du temps libre (Free time University) is a university in Bordeaux, France, open to all, targeting mainly older adults, that offers more than 110 workshops and activities, as well as courses, lectures and debates, trips and outings, all combining free time with lifelong learning.
Qualified teachers teach for pleasure in a friendly environment. There are no end-of-year exams. Workshops are held in small groups adapted to the different levels of participants. The wide range of timetables means you can work out your own schedule. Activities are spread across the metropolitan area, so wherever you live, you can sign up. The activities are open to everyone: there are no age or diploma requirements.