University of Provence


The University of Provence Aix-Marseille I was a public university mostly located in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille . It was one of the three Universities of Aix-Marseille and was part of the Academy of Aix and Marseille . On January 1, 2012 University of the Mediterranean and Paul Cézanne University to become Aix-Marseille University , the youngest, but also the largest in terms of students, budgets and staff in France.

Overview

With roots dating back to 1409, the University was established in 1969 by the school of humanities in Aix-en-Provence and the science one in Marseille. [4] “The University of Provence is one of the most distinguished in France, second only to the University of Paris in the areas of French literature, history, and linguistics,” according to Harvard University website. [5]

In the academic year of 2007-2008, 23,056 students were enrolled. [2] Among them, 15,158 were female, while only 7,898 were male. [2] 3,255 students from countries outside France, 44 percent of these came from Africa. [15] 15,109 students studied in Aix-en-Provence , while others went to Marseille , Avignon , Digne , Lambesc , Arles and Aubagne . [2] Overall, its facilities span 258 143 m². [3]

In 2007, the budget was 120.7 million euros, with 39.2 million euros available after wages. [6]

It has its own university press , Publications of the University of Provence . [7] It also has its own theater, the Antoine Vitez Theater , named for Antoine Vitez . [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]

Departments

  • Ancient Civilizations
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Arabic, Berber languages, Persian, Turkish, Yiddish, Hebrew
  • Art History and Archeology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developing and Differential Psychology
  • Drama
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ergology
  • French
  • Film Studies
  • Geography and Urban Planning
  • German
  • Hellenism
  • Hispanic and Latin American Studies
  • History
  • Information technology
  • italian
  • Korean
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, Computer Science and Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Miscellaneous Languages ​​(Armenian, Hindi and Japanese)
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Phonetics and French as a Foreign Language
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology and Psychopathology
  • Romanian
  • Slavic Languages ​​(Russian, Bulgarian, Polish, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Czech)
  • Sociology
  • Teaching Studies
  • Visual Arts

Notable faculty and alumni

  • Georges Duby taught at the University of Provence. [13]
  • Mansour Mohamed El-Kikhia : Libyan politician and member of the interim National Transitional Council (NTC).
  • Sadaf Foroughi and Kiarash Anvari are graduates of the film studies department.
  • Gilles-Gaston Granger taught there from 1964 to 1986.
  • Teacher. Dr. John H. Hubbard, lecturer at the University of Provence.
  • 2008 Nobel Prize laureate in literature JMG Le Clézio earned a master’s degree with a thesis on Henri Michaux from the University of Provence in 1964. [14]
  • Annie Ousset-Krief , published historian and American Civilization specialist, lecturer at the University of Provence.
  • Paul Veyne taught at the University of Provence in the 1960s. [15]
  • Hugh D. MacPhie : Do not Forget Your Cape! What Preschoolers Teach Us About Leadership and Life. Sigma Chi Iota Mu Chapter Alumnus

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:b “Welcome to Aix Marseille University – Aix Marseille University” . Retrieved 21 June 2015 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:h “Welcome to Aix Marseille University – Aix Marseille University”. Retrieved 21 June 2015 .
  3. ^ Jump up to:b “Welcome to Aix Marseille University – Aix Marseille University” . Retrieved 21 June 2015 .
  4. Jump up^ Campus France
  5. Jump up^ “Office of International Education” . Retrieved 21 June 2015 .
  6. Jump up^ “Welcome to Aix Marseille University – Aix Marseille University” . Retrieved 21 June 2015 .
  7. Jump up^ “Welcome to Aix Marseille University – Aix Marseille University” . Retrieved 21 June 2015 .
  8. Jump up^ stéphane cousot. “Antoine Vitez Theater” . Retrieved 21 June 2015 .
  9. Jump up^ “Welcome to Aix Marseille University – Aix Marseille University” . Retrieved 21 June 2015 .
  10. Jump up^ “Travel latest news – Top Holiday Ideas – Yahoo Lifestyle UK” . Yahoo Lifestyle UK . Retrieved 21 June 2015 .
  11. Jump up^ Claudie Sage, Olivia Ferrandino Maxime Dray, David Gressot,Lonely Planet Aix en Provence, Aix country Salonais, Nouvelles Editions University, 2010, p. 98[1]
  12. Jump up^ Dominique Auzias, Jean-Paul Labourdette,Aix-en-Provence 2012, Little Fart, 2012, p. 129[2]
  13. Jump up^ Danièle Iancu-Agou,The Expulsion of Jews from Provence and Mediterranean Europe (15th-16th centuries): Exiles and Conversions,Peeters Publishers, 2005, p. xv[3]
  14. Jump up^ Marshall, Bill; Cristina Johnston. France and the Americas. ABC-CLIO, 2005.ISBN 1-85109-411-3. p.697
  15. Jump up^ “André Masson and Georges Duby / Plastic Arts and Human Sciences, Aix en Provence 1948/1968” . Retrieved 21 June 2015 .

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