University of the South, Toulon-Var

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University of Toulon
Université de Toulon
Logo USTV.png
Type Public
President Marc Saillard
Students 10,000
Location Toulon, France
Website http://www.univ-tln.fr/ (in French)
One of the buildings of the University
A view of the campus

The University of Toulon (French: Université de Toulon or UTLN) is a French university located in Toulon, France and neighboring areas (La Garde, Saint-Raphaël, La Valette and Draguignan). It was founded in 1979 and is organized in 6 faculties, 2 autonomous institutes, an institute of business management and an engineering school.

Unités de Formation et de Recherche[edit]

In the French system, an UFR ("Unité de formation et de recherche") or Research and Formation Unit offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. Each UFR is governed by a director elected from the department and heads over a council of elected professors who control its curriculum.

The University of Toulon has 6 U.F.R.:

  • Science (UFR Sciences et Techniques)
    • Undergraduate level: Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Computer Science and Physics/Chemistry.
    • Graduate level: Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics and Engineering Science, Chemistry.
  • Arts (UFR Lettres et Sciences Humaines)
    • French, English, Spanish, Applied Modern Languages ("Langues Etrangères Appliquées").
    • Tourism ("Management de projets touristiques durables") and Culture ("Management de projets artistiques et culturels").
  • Law (UFR de Droit)
  • Economy (UFR Sciences Economiques et de Gestion)
  • Sport (UFR STAPS)
  • Multimedia (Institut Ingémédia)

Institutes and Schools[edit]

  • Engineering School: Institut des Sciences de l'Ingénieur de Toulon et du Var (ISITV)
  • Business School: Institut d'Administration des Entreprises

University Institutes for Technology[edit]

  • IUT de Toulon
  • IUT de Saint-Raphaël

Research Centers[edit]

Another view of the campus

Mathematics

  • IMATH - Institut de Mathématiques de Toulon

Earth Science

  • LSEET - Laboratoire de Sondages Electromagnétiques de l'Environnement Terrestre - UMR 6017
  • PROTEE - Processus de Transferts et d'Echanges dans l'Environnement

Physics and Chemistry

  • MAPIEM - Matériaux Polymères Interfaces Environnement Marin (EA 4323 MAPIEM)
  • IM2NP - Institut Matériaux Microélectronique Nanosciences de Provence - UMR CNRS 6242

Physics and Engineering

Humanities

  • BABEL - Laboratoire Babel
  • i3M - Information, Milieux, Médias, Médiations

Political Science and Law

  • CDPC JEAN-CLAUDE ESCARRAS - Centre de Droit et de Politique Comparés - UMR CNRS 6201
  • CERC - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherche sur les Contentieux

Economics

  • ERMMES - Laboratoire d'Etudes et de Recherche Méditerranéennes en Management des Entreprises
  • LEAD - Laboratoire d'Économie Appliquée au Développement

Health and Biology

  • HANDIBIO : Laboratoire de Biomodélisation et ingénierie des handicaps

Communication Science

  • LSIS - Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Information et des systèmes

Engineering

  • SNC - Systèmes Navals Complexes - ERTA

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 43°08′10″N 6°01′10″E / 43.13611°N 6.01944°E / 43.13611; 6.01944