University of Technology of Compiègne

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University of Technology of Compiègne
Université de Technologie de Compiègne
University of Technology of Compiègne logo
Type Public
Established 1972
President Alain Storck
Administrative staff
1000
Undergraduates 4,200
Postgraduates 500
Location Compiègne, France
Campus Urban, 58 000 m²
Website www.utc.fr

The University of Technology of Compiègne (French: Université de Technologie de Compiègne), or UTC is an engineering institution located in Compiègne, France. It is administered by the Academy of Amiens. UTC is the first of the group of the Universités de Technologie ("Universities of Technology").

The UTC has been ranked fourth best French engineering school in the "Usine nouvelle" magazine, February 2014.[1]

The teaching model is a mix between North-American and French traditions: student select their classes, which are complemented by assisted classwork (French: Travaux Dirigés) and applied labwork (French: Travaux Pratiques).

The University of Technology of Compiègne was founded in 1972 by Guy Deniélou.

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Coordinates: 49°24′01″N 2°47′59″E / 49.40028°N 2.79972°E / 49.40028; 2.79972