Lille Catholic University
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|Lille Catholic University|
|Université Catholique de Lille|
|Motto||Latin: In fide ad scientam
English: In faith, to knowledge
|Established||28 October 1875
(140 years ago)
|Location||Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France|
Lille Catholic University (French: Université Catholique de Lille) is a private Catholic university located in Lille, France. It is commonly referred to as "the Catho" by students, faculty, and residents of Lille.
The university was founded in 1875. Today it has faculties and colleges specializing in all the major fields:
- Law - Economics - Management - Business
- Arts - Humanities - Education - Social work
- Health and Social Care
- Sciences and Technologies - Engineering
Among the most well-known of its institutes are:
- École des Hautes Études Commerciales du Nord (EDHEC) founded in 1906, currently ranked among the top 15 business schools in Europe by the Financial Times, and among the top 5 business schools in France by Le Point.
- Ecole des Hautes études d'ingénieur (HEI) a school of engineering, founded in 1885, offering 10 fields of specialization,
- Institut d'Économie Scientifique et de Gestion (IESEG), currently ranked within the top fifteen business schools in France by Le Point,
- Institut Catholique d'Arts et Métiers (ICAM) founded in 1898, with a specialty in educating engineers with a broad curriculum,
- Institut Supérieur d'Électronique et du Numérique (ISEN) founded in 1956,
- Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme (ESJ), the university's school of journalism, established in 1924,
- Institut Supérieur d'Agriculture (ISA), a school of engineering focusing on the agronomy/agriculture field.
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