University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli

Founded in 1765 and reopened in 1981, the University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli is one of the 71 French universities. As an academic and research structure firmly anchored in its territory, it is in direct contact with major local and international issues.

The University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli is a multidisciplinary institution which counts 8 faculties, institutes and schools. It offers 100 diplomas, ranging from two-year undergraduate studies to doctoral studies. Permanently concerned with the occupational integration of our 5000 students, we propose a highly professionalizing academic offer linked to the main development issues of our territory.

Definitely engaged in an international dynamic, the University of Corsica encourages its students to develop a real culture of mobility. A large and varied cultural and sports offer is also available. Personal or associative initiatives are encouraged and valorised.

The University of Corsica has the necessary human and material means to ensure the students the best possible conditions of education, professional integration and self-fulfilment.

The scientific identity of the University of Corsica is designated by the CNRS (National center for scientific research), and evolves around 8 fundamental, multidisciplinary projects. Strongly oriented toward regional development, each of these projects associates fundamental as well as practical research resulting in actual realizations of high added value.

The University of Corsica has a strong interest in several scientific domains concerning sustainable development and environmental issues (Laboratoire CNRS-Université de Corse Sciences pour l’Environnement, Laboratoire CNRS-Université de Corse Lieux, Identités, eSpaces et Activités). The University of Corsica is also endowed with research structures dedicated to the legal aspects of scientific research (The Patrimonial and Business Hosting Group) as well as public health (The Corsican and Mediterranean Bioscope Hosting Group). The University of Corsica strives to develop and transfer its research activity to society as a whole through four platforms: two dedicated to Technical Sciences: MYRTE/PAGLIA ORBA and STELLA MARE (UMS CNRS) and 2 in the Humanities and Social Sciences: M3C and LOCUS.

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