The Beauvaisis: Between Tradition and Modernity, the Secret of a Fulfilling Quality of Life

Beauvaisis is a place where life is good, a territory where each of us has the opportunity to grow, live, and flourish. Since its creation in 2004, the Beauvaisis Agglomeration has managed to forge its own identity while preserving its specificities between tradition and modernity. An identity deeply marked by the land through ceramics and agriculture.

“That is what makes our strength and allows us to face with serenity the great changes of tomorrow, such as climate and ecological transition.” Mrs. Cayeux, President of the Agglomeration Community of Beauvaisis

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Beauvais, ranked as the best city to live in the Hauts-de-France region in 2024

Beauvais is the top-ranked city in Hauts-de-France in 2024, surpassing Lille and Amiens, as the best place to live.

The Beauvaisis Agglomeration is attractive for its peaceful countryside, international airport, and a variety of sports and cultural activities. A city that is both cultural and sports-oriented, Beauvais strikes a great balance.

The Beauvaisis provides a peaceful countryside life with numerous local outings. The numerous sports associations energize the region by offering a variety of activities for everyone.

This region harmoniously combines rural serenity with proximity to Paris. The residents enjoy a balanced, active, and natural lifestyle.
An ideal destination where sports dynamism, country life, and proximity to the capital meet harmoniously.


Create or pursue your professional career in Beauvaisis

Career opportunities are numerous and across multiple sectors. Its economic landscape is rich and varied, encompassing sectors such as agricultural machinery and digital agriculture, the pharmaceutical industry, construction, and more.

Many companies proudly contribute to the reputation of our region, including:

  • AGCO: A global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of agricultural equipment.
  • CETIM: The technological accelerator serving the transformation of the industry.
  • GIMA: One of the world leaders in transmission systems for agricultural tractors.
  • ISAGRI: A leading company in agricultural business management software solutions (headquartered in Beauvais). In 2023, ISAGRI ranks 24th in the Great Place to Work awards in the category of “250 to 1000 employees.”
  • Maschio Gaspardo: The leader in the production of equipment for soil cultivation, seeding, fertilization, crop protection, green space maintenance, and haymaking.
  • LVMH: The world leader in luxury goods manufacturing and marketing, including cosmetic products.

Follow one's studies in Beauvaisis.

A wide range of higher education programs

The Beauvaisis is at the forefront of research thanks to the UniLaSalle Polytechnic Institute. You can study in various fields at the Beauvais campus such as agriculture, digital technology, agri-food, food-health, environment, and geosciences. In close partnership with the professional environment, UniLaSalle Beauvais develops research programs in the fields of agro-industry, agri-food, and the environment.

Nationwide, UniLaSalle appears to be a leading school in terms of relationships with businesses and in preparing students for professional integration in various specialties.
According to the 2023 ranking by l’Etudiant, UniLaSalle is notably ranked first for fields such as agriculture, forestry and biosystems engineering, agri-food engineering, biological engineering, and geology.

Among the many training programs offered in Beauvaisis are also Proméo Formation, ITII, the University of Picardie Jules-Verne, IUT, and the Campus Connecté.

Are you coming with your family to Beauvaisis?

Preschools, primary schools, middle schools, general or technical high schools—the region offers numerous educational paths.

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