Category: Universities in France

Henri Poincaré University

The Henri Poincaré University, or Nancy 1, was a public research university located in Nancy, France. UHP was a member of the Nancy-Université federation, belonging to the French Nancy-Metz Academy. History The first University of Lorraine was created in 1572 by the Duke Charles de Lorraine and the Cardinal Charles III, in a city near Pont-à-Mousson. Nancy 1 merged with Nancy-II, Paul Verlaine University – Metz, and the INPL forming…

Joseph Fourier University

Université Joseph Fourier (Joseph Fourier University), often known as UJF, was a French university situated in the city of Grenoble and focused on the fields of sciences, technologies and health. This institution was previously also called Université Grenoble I (Grenoble I University). Now it is part of the Grenoble Alpes University. Importance According to the 2009 ARWU,[1] Joseph Fourier University is the sixth best university in France. Joseph Fourier University…

Bordeaux Segalen University

Bordeaux Segalen University ( French : Université Bordeaux Segalen ; Originally called Expired University of Victor Segalen Bordeaux IV) is one of four universities in Bordeaux (together with Bordeaux 1 , Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3 and Montesquieu Bordeaux IV ) and five in Aquitaine (with the University of Pau and the Adour ). Bordeaux Segalen is the medicine and life sciences center in the University of Bordeaux system, under…

University of the French West Indies and Guiana

The University of the French West Indies (Université des Antilles) was a French university, based in the French West Indies. It was under the Academy of French Guiana. The University had 3 campuses: two in Guadeloupe: Fouillole (Pointe-à-Pitre) and Saint-Claude, one in Martinique: Schœlcher (while there is also the campus of the IUFM in Fort-de-France and the medical campus (CHRU, a regional university hospital) of La Meynard in Le Lamentin)….

University of Évry Val d’Essonne

The University of Evry Val d’Essonne ( University of Evry Val d’Essonne gold UEVE ) is a French public university Located in Evry (Nearly of Paris ) Île-de-France , France and is one of the six founding members of UniverSud Paris . This University founded in 1991 (by Decree [2]), is located in a “ville nouvelle” which is dynamic and constantly evolving. The city of Évry is home to many…

Cergy-Pontoise University

Cergy-Pontoise University (French: Université de Cergy-Pontoise ) is a French university, in the Academy of Versailles . Cergy-Pontoise University is a public university and a leading centre of teaching and research, which welcomes 17,700 students and 1,500 international students interested in studying abroad. The university is located in the west of Paris (30 km from central Paris), in the Val-d’Oise department. The university offers all levels of graduate and post-graduate studies….

Paris West University Nanterre La Défense

Paris West University Nanterre La Défense (French: Paris West University Nanterre La Défense ), formerly called ” Paris X ” is a French university in the Academy of Versailles . It is one of the MOST prestigious French universities, Mainly in the areas of law, humanities, political science, social sciences and economics. It is one of the thirteen successor universities of the University of Paris . It is located in…

University of Paris-Sud

University of Paris-Sud (French: Université Paris-Sud), also known as University of Paris XI, is a French university distributed among several campuses in the southern suburbs of Paris including Orsay, Cachan, Châtenay-Malabry, Sceaux and Kremlin-Bicêtre campuses. The main campus is located in Orsay (48.699890°N 2.173309°E). This university is a member of the UniverSud Paris and a constituent university of the federal University of Paris-Saclay. Paris-Sud is one of the largest and…

Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University

Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University (French: Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines , UVSQ ) is a French public university created in 1991, located On in the department of Yvelines and since 2002 in Hauts-de-Seine . It is Mainly Located in the cities of Versailles , Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines , Mantes en Yvelines and Vélizy-Villacoublay / Rambouillet , with a total of eight campuses. It is one of the five universities of the Academy of Versailles…

Toulouse 1 University Capitole

Toulouse 1 University Capitole (Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, also called UT1) is located in the heart of the city of Toulouse, in southwestern France. History Toulouse 1 University Capitole was the second university created in France in 1229 after the Sorbonne was founded (around the year 1200). The university originally included four faculties: theology, canon law, civil law and Arts (grammar). The medical school was created in 1257. The University…