Université de Lorraine

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With more than 3,700 teaching and research faculty and approximately 53,000 students, including nearly 7,000 foreign students, the University of Lorraine (UL) is one of France’s largest multidisciplinary universities. Its location in the heart of Europe, with borders on three European member states (Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg) offers to UL a privileged position for strong international partnerships.

On a larger scale, UL is committed to numerous European and international collaborations and exchanges, including multi-partnership projects and initiatives that, in many cases, go beyond European borders.

The scientific activity of the University of Lorraine is organized in 82 research laboratories located in 10 scientific centers and 8 research federations covering a wide range of disciplinary fields and topics : agriculture, food science, forestry, environment, energy, biology, medicine, health, chemistry, physics, process engineering, product engineering, materials science and engineering, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, computer science, automation, electronics, mathematics, communication, social sciences, literature, languages​​, law, political science, economics, management , arts, architecture...

From an educational point of view, the University of Lorraine is structured in 8 Collegiums, which include the various schools, faculties, institutes.   The educational opportunities cover initial training in all fields of the knowledge, with cross-cutting programmes between institutions and between disciplines, allowing students to adapt their studies to their personal development needs.