University of Paris-Saclay
The University of Paris-Saclay (UPS) is a public university in Paris, France. UPS has nine schools and two colleges. The university also has seven research departments. Called a mega-university, their goal is to reach the same level of excellence as MIT, Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard Universities. It is a center for scientific and technological research. UPS students, graduates, and faculty members are famous for being given many awards. The university was started in 2014. It is one of the most selective universities. The most popular major is engineering. It has already been called the "French Silicon Valley".
- "Why France is building a mega-university at Paris-Saclay to rival Silicon Valley". The Conversation US, Inc. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
- (in French)Le défi de l’université Paris-Saclay
- (in French)L'université Paris-Saclay enfin créée : qu'est-ce que cela va changer pour les étudiants ?
- UPS, official web site