University of Paris-Saclay

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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]

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]

  • UPS, official web site