University of Paris-Saclay

French University created in 2019, which succeeds Paris-Sud University created in 1971

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.[1] It is a center for scientific and technological research. UPS students, graduates, and faculty members are famous for being given many awards.[2] The university was started in 2014.[3] It is one of the most selective universities. The most popular major is engineering. It has already been called the "French Silicon Valley".[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "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.
  2. (in French)Le défi de l’université Paris-Saclay
  3. (in French)L'université Paris-Saclay enfin créée : qu'est-ce que cela va changer pour les étudiants ?

Other websitesEdit

  • UPS, official web site