Nancy University

nancyNancy-Université is part of a long line of universities established in France, the first of which was founded in the nearby city of Pont-à-Mousson in 1572 by the Dukes of Lorraine. It was transferred to Nancy in 1768. In March 2007 the three principal universities of Nancy:

  • Université Henri Poincaré (Sciences and Medicine),
  • Université Nancy 2 (Social and Human Sciences, Law, Economics and Management),
  • Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (INPL, Engineering Sciences) decided to federate into Nancy-Université to offer one of the widest ranges of training programs in France. 

Nancy-Université embodies the evolution of the university site of Nancy and is now federating the city’s three historic universities: Lorraine National Polytechnic Institute, Nancy 2 and Henri Poincaré Universities.

Ten compelling reasons for studying at Nancy-Université

  1. A comprehensive coverage of most scientific fields: Sciences, Technology, Health, Engineering Sciences, Human and Social Sciences, Law-Economics-Management
  2. Four hundred degrees and diplomas on offer: two-year diplomas, Bachelors’ degrees and their professional equivalent, various health diplomas, Engineering Degrees, Master’s Degrees, PhDs
  3. A lively campus with 40,000 students, 2,700 professors and researchers, 2,400 administrative, technical and engineering staff
  4. A dynamic research environment with 75 certified laboratories, most of them linked to highly reputed French national research bodies (CNRS, Inserm, INRIA and INRA)
  5. Extensive buildings and real estate with 610,000m² of floor space spread over 1,100 m² of land in Lorraine
  6. A long-standing reputation in Science, Law, Humanities and Medicine inherited from the original universities: the range of subjects taught has evolved to take scientific, social and economic changes into accoun
  7. Ten engineering schools: a greater emphasis on engineering than in any other university city in France
  8. Departments such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Geosciences, Materials, Law and Finance that have acquired an enviable international reputation
  9. With a well-established base in fundamental sciences, the University has successfully introduced new and innovative subjects: Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Physics and Nanosciences, Foreign languages, Escort and Language Didactics, Geology and Sustainable Development
  10. The Universities contribute to Nancy’s prestigious atmosphere, a cultural and artistic city with a friendly, human approach where one resident in seven is a student