University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle


University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle
New Sorbonne Université
Paris III
Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle
Paris III
Established 1971, following the division of the University of Paris (1253)
Type Public
Chancellor Maurice Quénet
Chancellor of the Universities of Paris
President Marie-Christine Lemardeley
Students 19,360
Undergraduates 7,572
Postgraduates 7,904
Doctoral students 3,252
Location Paris, France
Affiliations University of Paris
Website http://www.univ-paris3.fr

The New Sorbonne University (Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, also known as Paris III) is a public university in Paris, France.

The Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle is a founding member of the Paris Universitas, a union of 6 Parisian universities.

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Overview

The Sorbonne Nouvelle offers courses in a wide range of Arts and Humanities subjects.

University Sites

The Sorbonne Nouvelle has sites at various locations in Paris, and one site at Asnières. The main university centres are:

Central Sorbonne Building - central administration offices, Literature

Censier - the main teaching site, named after the adjacent street

Bièvre - houses teaching and research facilities for language study and the main staff and student refectories

Central Sorbonne Building

Rue Saint Jacques - French as a Foreign Language

Rue des Bernardins - Linguistics and Phonetics

Rue de l' Ecole de Médecine - English Studies

Rue Saint Guillaume - Latin American Studies

Place du Maréchal-de-Lattre-de-Tassigny - Houses the E.S.I.T (School of Interpreting and Translation)

Asnières - located outside of Paris, it houses the German Studies department

University Libraries

The Sorbonne Nouvelle has one central and five specialised libraries (Foreign language and culture and French literature). It is also connected to the Library of Saint Genevieve, the Central Sorbonne Library, the Inter-University Library for Oriental Languages and the Library of Saint Barbara.

University Press

The Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle publishes research carried out by the university.

Accommodation and refectories

The CROUS de Paris (Centre régional des œuvres universitaires et scolaires) is the organisation responsible for both student accommodation and refectories in Paris. It runs various student halls of residence and student restaurants both in central Paris and in its outskirts. The Restaurant Universitaire Censier is the student refectory which is used by the large majority of Paris III students due to its proximity to the Censier university site.

Notable alumni

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