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University of Provence

University of Provence
Aix-Marseille I
TypePublic research university
Established1409–1792
1896–1968
1968–2012
PresidentJean-Paul Caverni
Academic staff
1,527[1]
Administrative staff
835[1]
Students23,056[2]
Undergraduates12,807[2]
Postgraduates7,948[2]
1,297[2]
Location,
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20061010125054/http://www.univ-provence.fr/ (in French)

The University of Provence Aix-Marseille I (French: Université de Provence) was a public research university mostly located in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille.[4] It was one of the three Universities of Aix-Marseille and was part of the Academy of Aix and Marseille. On 1 January 2012, it merged with the University of the Mediterranean and Paul Cézanne University to become Aix-Marseille University, the youngest, but also the largest in terms of students, budgets and staff in the French-speaking world.

Overview

The University of Provence was founded on 9 December 1409 as a studium generale by Louis II of Anjou, Count of Provence, and subsequently recognized by papal bull issued by Antipope Alexander V.[5][6] In 1792, the University of Provence, along with twenty-one other universities, was dissolved. The university was recreated in 1896. Following riots among university students in May 1968,[7] it was re-established in 1968 through a merger of the school of humanities in Aix-en-Provence and the science one in Marseille.[8] "The University of Provence [was] one of the most distinguished in France, second only to the University of Paris in the areas of French literature, history, and linguistics", according to Harvard University's website.[9]

In the academic year of 2007–2008, 23,056 students were enrolled.[2] Among them, 15,158 were female, while only 7,898 were male.[2] 3,255 students came from countries outside France, 44 per cent of these came from Africa.[2] 15,109 students studied in Aix-en-Provence, while others went to Marseille, Avignon, Digne, Lambesc, Arles and Aubagne.[2] Overall, its facilities spanned 258 143 m2.[3]

In 2007, the budget was 120,7 million euros, with 39,2 million euros available after wages.[10]

It had its own university press, Publications de l'Université de Provence.[11] It also had its own theater, the Théâtre Antoine Vitez, named for Antoine Vitez.[12][13][14][15][16]

Departments

  • Ancient Civilisations
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Arabic, Berber languages, Persian, Turkish, Yiddish, Hebrew
  • Art History and Archeology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developing and Differential Psychology
  • Drama
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ergology
  • French
  • Film Studies
  • Geography and Urban Planning
  • German
  • Hellenism
  • Hispanic and Latin American Studies
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, Computer Science and Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Miscellaneous Languages (Armenian, Hindi and Japanese)
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Phonetics and French as a Foreign Language
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology and Psychopathology
  • Romanian
  • Slavic Languages (Russian, Bulgarian, Polish, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Czech)
  • Sociology
  • Teaching Studies
  • Visual Arts

Notable faculty and alumni

Facilities in Marseille

References

  1. ^ a b "Bienvenue sur Aix Marseille Université - Aix Marseille Université". Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Bienvenue sur Aix Marseille Université - Aix Marseille Université". Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Bienvenue sur Aix Marseille Université - Aix Marseille Université". Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  4. ^ Universities, International Association of; Eberhard, Franz; Taylor, Ann C. (2020-05-18). 1989. Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG. ISBN 978-3-11-232254-3.
  5. ^ "Universities of Aix-Marseille I, II, and III". Britannica.com. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
  6. ^ "9 décembre 1409: il était une fois l'université à Aix". Laprovence.com. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
  7. ^ "France". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  8. ^ Campus France
  9. ^ "Office of International Education". Archived from the original on 5 March 2008. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  10. ^ "Bienvenue sur Aix Marseille Université - Aix Marseille Université". Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  11. ^ "Bienvenue sur Aix Marseille Université - Aix Marseille Université". Archived from the original on 25 November 2006. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  12. ^ stéphane cousot. "Théâtre Antoine Vitez". Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  13. ^ "Bienvenue sur Aix Marseille Université - Aix Marseille Université". Archived from the original on 28 October 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  14. ^ "Travel latest news - Top holiday ideas - Yahoo Lifestyle UK". Yahoo Lifestyle UK. Archived from the original on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  15. ^ Claudie Sage, Olivia Ferrandino, Maxime Dray, David Gressot, Petit Futé Aix en provence, pays Aixois et Salonais, Nouvelles Editions de l'Université, 2010, p. 98 [1]
  16. ^ Dominique Auzias, Jean-Paul Labourdette, Aix-en-Provence 2012, Petit Futé, 2012, p. 129 [2]
  17. ^ Danièle Iancu-Agou, L'Expulsion des Juifs de Provence et de l'Europe Méditerranéenne (XVe-XVIe siècles): Exils et Conversions, Peeters Publishers, 2005, p. xv [3]
  18. ^ Marshall, Bill; Cristina Johnston. France and the Americas. ABC-CLIO, 2005. ISBN 1-85109-411-3. p.697
  19. ^ "André Masson et Georges Duby /Arts plastiques et Sciences humaines, Aix en Provence 1948/1968". Retrieved 21 June 2015.

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