The University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
() is a university located in Nice
and neighboring areas. It was founded in 1965 and is organized in 8 faculties, 2 autonomous institutes and an engineering school.
It also hosts the very first WWW Interactive Multipurpose Server
The University of Nice was officially founded on October 23, 1965. However, its predecessor can be traced back to the 17th century with the Collegium Jurisconsultorum Niciensium, founded in 1635 by the Prince of Savoy
, that became an important school of law, jurisdiction and consultancy. The official founding of the University of Nice in 1965 made it a multidisciplinary university, consisting of the faculty of letters, sciences, law, and economics. In 1989, the University of Nice added Sophia Antipolis
to the name to show its relation with the Sophia Antipolis
The university is dispersed over three main historic campuses: the Valrose campus (Sciences), the Trotabas campus (Law, Economics and Management) and the Carlone campus (Letters, Arts and Humanities).
However the university operates on several secondary locations like the new Saint-Jean d'Angely campus in Nice and Sophia Antipolis
- Units of Formation and Research (U.F.R.)
- Law, Political, Economic and Management Sciences
- Institute of Law, Peace and Development
- Spaces and Cultures
- Letters, Arts and Social sciences