Cécilia Brassier-Rodrigues is the Director of the Information and Communication Department at the University of Clermont Auvergne, in France. This Department has around 450 students in Bachelor, Master and Professional Degree cycles, including some 40 students studying abroad as part of an exchange programme in a partner university.

We asked Cécilia Brassier-Rodrigues several questions, linked to the challenges met by the University of Clermont Auvergne in view of the coronavirus crisis and to the relevance of the Council of Europe work in the field of education in the current situation. 

Please see her answers below:

QUESTION 1 (in French)

France is currently at the middle of the Corona crisis. What have been the main challenges for your university in this situation? What solutions has your university come up with?


Question 2 (in French)

Exams are coming up, how will this situation be dealt with?


QUESTION 3 (in French)

 What, in your opinion, the Council of Europe could offer in response to this crisis in the field of education?