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University of Lille

The University of Lille was founded as the University of Douai in 1559 and received its current status by the merger of three universities in 2018. It is the largest French university. It is also one of the largest French-speaking universities in the world. It has 5 university campuses in Lille, Villeneuve d’Ascq- Roubaix, Hauts-de-France. The university has 24 schools and divisions spread into six major domains- Arts, Law, Health, Humanities, Sports and Science and technology.

The total number of enrolled students is 67,000 with 3,300 academic staff and 3,000 administrative staff. There are about 1,800 doctoral students enrolled. About 350 Ph.D. thesis are supported per year and about 3,000 scientific reports are published each year. The department of medicine is under the Lille University of Health and Law. The campus Sante is located between cities of Lille and Loos. The departments and institutes share the premises with the Lile University Hospital. It offers students courses in medicine, Pharmacy, Dental Surgery, and Engineering ad Health Management.

The research programs of the university are associated with CURIF, which brings the most important French universities in terms of research. Sixty-six research labs come under this university. The university collaborates with many organizations and schools such as Pasteur Institute of Lille, CNRS and INRA. It shares affiliations with the CURIF, EUA, and IMCC. Notable alumni include Louis Pasteur and Rene Cassin.



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