University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

French public university created in 1991 member of the Université Paris-Saclay

Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines is a French public university. It was created in 1991 in the department of Yvelines. Since 2002, it has been in Hauts-de-Seine. It is mainly in the cities of Versailles, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Mantes-en-Yvelines and Vélizy-Villacoublay and Rambouillet. It has eight campuses.

Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University
Université de Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
MottoLa dynamique de la connaissance et de l'innovation
The dynamics of knowledge and innovation
TypePublic University (EPCSP)
Established1991
Endowment€166 M
PresidentAlain Bui (Since October 2017)
Vice-presidentAlexis Constantin
Administrative staff
752
Students19,000 (in 2012)[1]
658 (in 2012)
Address
55 avenue de Paris - F-78035 Versailles cedex France
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CampusVersailles,
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines,
Mantes-en-Yvelines,
Vélizy-Villacoublay,
Rambouillet,
Le Chesnay,
Mantes-la-Jolie,
Mantes-la-Ville
NicknameUVSQ
AffiliationsAdvancity,
Cosmetic Valley,
Medicen,
Mov'eo,
Systematic Paris-Region,
University of Paris-Saclay,
UniverSud Paris
Websitewww.uvsq.fr

The school has 19,000 students, 752 staff people and 1389 teachers and researchers. 285 teachers outside of the university come each year to give courses.

The subjects taught are the sciences, the social sciences, the political sciences, engineering, technology and medicine. It also has courses about the relationship between economy, ethics, natural environment and sustainable development.

The university has a logo showing a white sunrise on a green earth referring to the sustainable development, major theme of the university.

Administration Edit

Like all the other French universities, UVSQ is managed by a President elected by the Board of directors. He is member of the three councils of the university.

  • The board of directors, which decides the strategy of the institution.[2]
  • The academic and university life council, which is responsible for training.[2]
  • The scientific council, which is responsible for research activities.[2]

Presidents Edit

List of presidents
Name Years
Michel Garnier 1991 to 1997
Dominique Gentile 1998 to 2002
Sylvie Faucheux 2002 to 2012
Jean-Luc Vayssière 2012 to 2016
Didier Guillemot 2016 to 2017
Alain Bui Since 2017

Faculties Edit

UVSQ has seven faculties: science,[3] social science,[4] law and political science,[5] Île-de-France West medical training and research faculty,[6] institute of languages ​​and international studies,[7] institute of cultural studies,[8] and the higher institute of management.[9]

Graduate schools and institutes Edit

UVSQ as a postgraduate school in engineering, called ISTY, and two University Institutes of Technology.[10] There is also a training center for apprentices (called CFA d'Alembert).[11] The university also has PhD graduate schools.

Library and electronic documentation network Edit

Its main library, opened in June 2002. Its area is ​​8,400 square metres (90,000 sq ft) and it has 100,000 books. In total, the university has six academic libraries with about 200,000 books, 5,000 digital books and 26,000 magazines and newspapers.[12]

Student life Edit

In September 2011, 31 associations are approved by UVSQ.[13] They are in science, social sciences and humanities, law, medicine, humanitarian-social-environment, communication, entertainment, thought and politics. 14,226 students were at the university in 2004.

Demographic changes Edit

1993 1995 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 -
7,209[14] 9,322[14] 10,029[14] 10,200[14] 10,579[15] 10,719[14][16] 12,769[14][17] 13,295[14][17] 14,226[17] 14,765[17] 14,450[18] 13,992[19] 13,654[20] 14,623[21] 15,142[22] -

Related pages Edit

Notes and references Edit

References Edit

  1. (in French)Les chiffres clés Archived 2012-05-17 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (in French)Les 3 conseils de l'université Archived 2011-10-09 at the Wayback Machine
  3. (in French)UFR des sciences[permanent dead link]
  4. (in French)UFR des sciences sociales[permanent dead link]
  5. (in French)Faculté de droit et de science politique (DSP)[permanent dead link]
  6. (in French)UFR des sciences de la santé[permanent dead link]
  7. (in French)Institut des langues et des études internationales (ILEI) Archived 2012-05-23 at the Wayback Machine
  8. (in French)Institut d'études culturelles (IEC) Archived 2012-05-21 at the Wayback Machine
  9. (in French)Institut supérieur de management (ISM)[permanent dead link]
  10. (in French)Versailles - IUT Vélizy-Villacoublay
  11. (in French)Guyancourt : le CFA D’Alembert sur les bancs de la fac Archived 2009-03-31 at the Wayback Machine
  12. (in French)Un nouveau site pour les bibliothèques universitaires Archived 2012-02-01 at the Wayback Machine
  13. (in French)Page le portail des étudiants - Panorama des associations Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 (in French)Rapport d'évaluation de l'Université de Marne-la-Vallée, Paris, p. 6 Archived 2008-11-19 at the Wayback Machine
  15. (in French)Repères et références statistiques sur les enseignements, la formation et la recherche
  16. (in French)Repères et références statistiques sur les enseignements, la formation et la recherche
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 (in French)Repères et références statistiques sur les enseignements, la formation et la recherche
  18. (in French)Repères et références statistiques sur les enseignements, la formation et la recherche
  19. (in French)Repères et références statistiques sur les enseignements, la formation et la recherche, Imprimerie nationale, p.173
  20. (in French)Repères et références statistiques sur les enseignements, la formation et la recherche
  21. (in French)Repères et références statistiques sur les enseignements, la formation et la recherche
  22. (in French)Michel Quéré, Repères et références statistiques sur les enseignements, la formation et la recherche, 2011, Imprimerie moderne de l’Est, p.175, ISBN 978-2-11-097810-3

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