Toulouse 1 University Social Sciences


Toulouse 1 University Social Sciences

Toulouse 1 University Social Sciences ("Université Toulouse 1 Sciences Sociales", also called UT1) is located in the heart of the city of Toulouse, in southwestern France, and boasts an age-old academic tradition which goes back to 1229.

University buildings cover an area of 78,000 m² and are available to 17,000 students. On the two sites of the "Arsenal" and "Anciennes Facultés", a 2 minutes' walk from Place du Capitole, are located most lecture halls and classrooms as well as the main library on the Toulouse campus.

The Manufacture des Tabacs, between the Garonne river and the Brienne canal is where most research and library centres are to be found.

UT1 also provides courses in Montauban and Rodez.

The teaching policy privileges a pragmatic approach and high-quality job opportunities while promoting adequate teaching programmes.

"Our vocation is to provide training for the business executives of the future.Achieving excellence in the field of research plays a central role at UT1 in the development of exchanges, in the evolution of teaching methods and cooperation with business partners.

EADS, Airbus, EDF-GDF, Microsoft, Visa, leading telecommunication operators, international financial groups such as BNP have established a relation of confidence with us and they find in our graduate students and in the works of our researchers the resources essential for their development."

UT1 is a world leader in research in industrial economics (ranked fifth in the world for publications in IO/business economics after Harvard, UC Berkeley, Chicago, and Stanford by [http://www.econphd.net econphd.net] ), with many well-known international researchers and Ph.D. students from all over the world.

ee also

* University of Toulouse

External links

* [http://www.univ-tlse1.fr Official website]


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