University of Lille

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University of Lille
French: Université de Lille
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Type Public
Established 1562, 1854, 2018
Academic affiliation
University of Lille Nord de France
President Jean-Christophe Camart
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 67,000
Location European Metropolis of Lille : Lille - Villeneuve d'Ascq - Roubaix - Tourcoing, France
Research labs 66
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The University of Lille (French: Université de Lille) is a pluridisciplinary French university located in and around Lille, France (European Metropolis of Lille). It has its origins in the University of Douai (1562), and resulted from the merger[1] in 2018 of the three universities Lille 1 University of Science and Technology, Lille 2 University of Health and Law, and Lille 3 Charles de Gaulle University of humanities, social sciences, literature and arts. With more than 67,000 students,[2] it is the largest French universities and one of the largest French-speaking universities in the world.

The University of Lille has 24 Schools and Divisions and they are spread into six major domains:

It is part of the Groups of Universities and Institutions (COMUE) University of Lille Nord de France and the associated European Doctoral College, which federates universities and other higher learning institutes in the Nord.


  1. ^ "Les trois universités lilloises fusionnent". Le (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-08.
  2. ^ France, Université de Lille. "Découvrir l'Université de Lille". (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-08.