Université de technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard


Université de technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard

Infobox_University


name = University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard
native_name = Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard


established = 1999
type = Public
president = Fournier Pascal
city = Belfort
country = France
undergrad = 2,297
postgrad =
staff = 424
endowment =
campus = Urban, 54 000
website = [http://www.utbm.fr/ http://www.utbm.fr/ ]

The University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard ["Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard" refers to itself as the University of Technology or UTBM on [http://www.utbm.fr/index.php?pge=486 its English language web site] . (Retrieved 2007-10-27.) However, University of Technology is too general to be used as the name for its Wikipedia entry, and UTBM is too cryptic. In its [http://www.utbm.fr/index.php?pge=493 discussion of the three French Universities of Technology] (retrieved 2007-10-27), it identifies each by its campus. So it seems reasonable to identify this university as the University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard.] (UTBM) is a university [Although called a "university", the University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard is in fact a non-university institute ("école extérieure aux universités"), as defined by Chapter I, Section II (Articles 34 through 36) of French law 84-52 of 26 January 1984 regarding higher education (the "loi Savary"). See Article I of French Ministry of Education, Research, and Technology Decree 99-24 of 14 January 1999, which created the University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard.] of engineering located in Belfort and Montbéliard, France. The University of technology of Belfort-Montbéliard is part of the network of the three universities of technology. Inspired by the American University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, these three universities (UTC, UTBM and UTT) are a French mixture between the universities of this country and its schools of engineers (Grandes Ecoles).

See also

* Université de Technologie
* The University of Technology of Compiègne ("Université de Technologie de Compiègne" or UTC)
* The University of Technology of Troyes ("Université de Technologie de Troyes" or UTT)

External links

* [http://www.utbm.fr UTBM Web Site]
* Universités de technologie Network : http://www.univtechno.net

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