Talk:University of the French West Indies

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BetacommandBot (talk) 20:55, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

Name of the university[edit]

Université des Antilles de de la Guyane refers to itself on its English language welcome page for foreign students (retrieved 2008-08-22) as University of the French West Indies and Guiana.

The choice of English language name is not entirely clear cut because the university also uses the name French West Indies University in the title of its pages when navigating in English (retrieved on 2008-08-22).

Please also see the naming guidelines for French universities.

MyPOV (talk) 18:00, 22 August 2008 (UTC)

Dissolution?[edit]

As I understand it, the campuses in French Guiana have definitely separated and are now an independent institution which, I am making an assumption, will need an article entitled University of French Guiana. But I'm not sure what has developed in Martinique and Guadeloupe. Is UAG simply continuing here renamed? is it's status still evolving as a consequence of the split with French Guiana? The Université des Antilles does not appear to have a website yet for example. There is also a question of how the name is translated. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 58.111.74.18 (talk) 08:08, 7 June 2015 (UTC)

Website for UAG has been updated to refer to the institution (inconsistently) as Université des Antilles. There is still no preference I can find for what name, if any, will be commonly used in English to refer to it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 58.104.68.56 (talk) 12:31, 4 December 2015 (UTC)