Blaise Pascal University

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Blaise Pascal University
Motto "An open mind" (L'esprit d'ouverture)[1]
Established 1854
Type Public
President Nadine Lavignotte [2]
Academic staff 1,070
Admin. staff 600
Students 14,400[3]
Location Clermont-Ferrand, France
Campus Urban
Website www.univ-bpclermont.fr

Blaise Pascal University (French: Université Blaise-Pascal), also known as Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand II or just Clermont-Ferrand II, is a public university with its main campus on 53 acres (210,000 m2) [4] in Clermont-Ferrand, France, with satellite locations in other parts of the region of Auvergne, including Vichy, Moulins, Montlucon, and Aubière.[5]

Blaise Pascal University, Gergovia

It was founded in 1854, as part of Clermont Ferrand University. In 1987 it was named for mathematician, scientist, and philosopher Blaise Pascal, who was born in Clermont.

For the 2009-2010 academic year, the university had an enrollment of 14400 students, of which nearly 2000 were foreign students. Additionally, it had 970 research professors between its multiple campuses.[6] Students may choose from among 250 degrees and programs.[7]

It offers bachelor's, master, and doctorate degrees in Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Language and Cultural Studies, and Science and Technology. It also offers bachelor's or master degrees in Business and Social Science.[8]

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Coordinates: 45°45′42″N 3°06′47″E / 45.76173°N 3.113075°E / 45.76173; 3.113075