The University of Paris ceased to exist in 1970. Its faculties had become independent universities. In 2010, they created the Sorbonne University group with other academic institutions. Some of the members of this group are now merging into a unique university. The other ones will remain members of the group.
The following universities, members of the group, have decided to merge into Sorbonne University:
- Paris-Sorbonne University (1971-2017), formerly the faculty of humanities of the University of Paris
- Pierre and Marie Curie University (1971-2017), formerly the faculty of science of the University of Paris
The following universities, members of the group, may decide to merge into Sorbonne University:
- Panthéon-Assas University (1971-…), formerly the faculty of law and economics of the University of Paris
- University of Technology of Compiègne (1972-…)
- University World News, Merger of elite Paris universities gets the go-ahead
- Le Figaro, Le retour de la grande université de Paris
- Study International, Consolidation of two elite Paris universities confirmed for 2018
- The Pie News, Mega university planned for Paris’s Left Bank
- Official website of the project.
- Official website of the Sorbonne University group.
- Decree officially creating the university.
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