Lille Catholic University

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Lille Catholic University
Université Catholique de Lille
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Motto Latin: In fide ad scientam
English: In faith, to knowledge
Established 28 October 1875
(140 years ago)[1]
Type Private
President-Rector Thérèse Lebrun
Academic staff
1000 Permanent
2500 Visiting
Students 22,660 (2010–2011)[2]
Location Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Campus Urban (10ha)
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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.

Institutional history[edit]

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
View of the Catho

Among the most well-known of its institutes are:

Economic geology

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Coordinates: 50°38′0″N 3°2′46″E / 50.63333°N 3.04611°E / 50.63333; 3.04611