Community of universities and higher education institutions of Aquitaine

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The community of universities and higher education institutions of Aquitaine (CUEA, French: Communauté d'universités et établissements d'Aquitaine) is an association of universities and higher education institutions (ComUE)[1] for higher education institutions in the Aquitaine region of France, including the city of Bordeaux.

History[edit]

Groupings of higher education institutions in the Bordeaux area date back at least to 1997 with the creation of a "pôle universitaire de Bordeaux". In 2007 under the auspices of a 2006 law creating Pôle de recherche et d'enseignement supérieur the PRES Université de Bordeaux was organized, grouping the 4 Bordeaux universities and several technical schools under one coordinating association.[2]

With the 2013 Law on Higher Education and Research (France) discontinuing PRES and establishing a new associative form in the association of universities and higher education institutions (ComUE), the 2007 Université de Bordeaux was replaced by CUEA (which formally began 11 March 2015).[3] Meanwhile, on 1 January 2014, a new University of Bordeaux had been organized by merging again three of the Bordeaux universities.

Members[edit]

The founding members of the CUEA are:[3]

Associate members are:[4]

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