World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

University of Lorraine

University of Lorraine
Université de Lorraine
Latin: Universitas Lotharingia
Established 2012 (2012)
Type Public
Endowment €562 million (2013)[1]
President Pierre Mutzenhardt
Academic staff 3,722
Admin. staff 3,070
Students 52,478 (March 2013)[1]
Undergraduates 22,610
Postgraduates 9,858
Doctoral students 1,736 (2012) [2]
Location Nancy and Metz, Lorraine, France
Campus Urban
Colors              Black, Yellow and White [3]
Affiliations Campus Europae, Grands établissements, EPSCP
Website .fr.univ-lorrainewww

The University of Lorraine (French: Université de Lorraine), often abbreviated in UL, is a grand établissement created on 1 January 2012 by the merger of Henri Poincaré, Nancy 2 and Paul Verlaine Universities, and the National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine (INPL). The merger process started in 2009 with the creation of a "pôles de recherche et d'enseignement supérieur" or PRES.

The university is divided into two university centers, one in doctoral colleges.

Contents

  • Departments 1
  • Members 2
  • Libraries 3
  • History 4
  • See also 5
  • External links 6
  • References 7

Departments

The University of Lorraine encompasses eight collegia or departments.

  • Arts, Literature, and Languages
  • Human and Social Sciences
  • Law, Economy, and Management
  • Sciences and Technologies
  • Health
  • Technology
  • Engineering Schools
  • Interface

Members

Faculty of Law, Economics and Management in Nancy

Libraries

  • The oldest universities in Nancy included several academic libraries, housing 500,000 documents and 250,000 books spread over 36 sites. The first stone of the library of the former Nancy-II was laid by President Albert Lebrun in 1932.
  • Six libraries including three in Metz, Thionville-Yutz, Sarreguemines and Saint-Avold were attached to the University of Metz, housing approximately 280,000 books, 880 periodicals and 26,650 online journals.

History

The original University of Nancy was founded in 1572 in the nearby city of Pont-à-Mousson by Charles III, duke of Lorraine, and Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine, and transferred to Nancy in 1768. It was closed by the revolutionaries in 1793, and reopened in 1864.

See also

External links

  • University of Lorraine website

References

  1. ^ a b "Portrait d'université. En Lorraine, l'an II de la fusion". www.letudiant.fr. 2013-10-24. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Recherche et Innovation (fr)". University of Lorraine. 2013-07-25. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Charte graphique de l'université de Lorraine". University of Lorraine. 

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.