University of Rouen

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University of Rouen
Université de Rouen
Université de Rouen.png
TypePublic
PresidentCafer Özkul
Students25 000
Location,
France
Websitehttp://www.univ-rouen.fr/ (in French)

The University of Rouen (Université de Rouen) is a French university, in the Academy of Rouen.

History and demographics[edit]

Located not in Rouen, but in the suburb of Mont-Saint-Aignan (a "township" in the Normandy region), the University of Rouen opened in 1966 as an off-shoot of the University of Caen. It is a large public university with over 25,000 students enrolled.[1]

Ranking[edit]

According to U.S. News & World Report, University of Rouen made #835 (in a 3-way tie with Assiut University in Egypt and Universidad de Antioquia in Colombia) on the Best Global Universities list (published October 24, 2017) out of 1,250 universities being judged.[2][3] University of Rouen was also compared to 66 other French universities and was ranked #45.[4] These rankings are based on the reputation of the university as well as the extent and quality of the research performed at each location.

Achievements[edit]

Housing[edit]

Students do not live on campus at University of Rouen, as housing is not available through the university. Nearby apartments are available and booked through the state agency CROUS.[5][6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History | Rouen Normandy University". rouenuniversity.univ-rouen.fr. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  2. ^ "U.S. News Announces 2018 Best Global Universities Rankings". U.S. News & World Report. October 24, 2017.
  3. ^ "Best Global University Rankings". U.S. News & World Report. p. 84.
  4. ^ "Best Global Universities in France". U.S. News & World Report. October 24, 2017.
  5. ^ "Housing Services | Rouen Normandy University". rouenuniversity.univ-rouen.fr. Retrieved 2018-10-17.
  6. ^ etudiant.gouv.fr. "Accueil". etudiant.gouv.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-10-17.

Coordinates: 49°27′36″N 1°04′01″E / 49.460001°N 1.067002°E / 49.460001; 1.067002