Some key figures on the UNS

The Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, with establishments throughout the Alpes-Maritimes, is home to 9 Training and Research Units, 2 institutes and 2 schools (Polytech Nice Sophia, Ecole Supérieure du Professorat et de l'Education). TRAINING, STUDENTS….. The Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, with establishments throughout the Alpes-Maritimes, is home to 9 Training and Research Units, 2 institutes and 2 schools (Polytech Nice Sophia, Ecole Supérieure du Professorat et de l'Education).

For the 2014-2015 educational year, 27,484 students were registered with the Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis, o/w 19,302 on LMD courses (including professional degrees) (that is to say 70.23% of those registered):

  • 11,494 registered for a Degree (LMD) and 674 registered for a Professional Degree
  • 5,855 registered for a Masters (LMD)
  • 1,279 registered for a Doctorate (LMD) 

o/w 2,114 registered in DUT
o/w 1,125 registered to train in Engineering
o/w 3,319 registered in medical and odontology courses (excluding LMD Masters, DU and HDR).

The Université Nice Sophia Antipolis offers 27 degree courses, 30 Professional Degree specialities, 28 Masters courses, 11 Masters, 11 DUT and 4 engineering degrees.

The Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis also has partnerships with the Conservatoire National à Rayonnement Régional, l'Ecole Supérieure de Danse Rosella Hightower, the Ecoles d'infirmières de l'Académie, the IFMK (training in en masso-kinesitherapy), the IFPVPS (training in ergotherapy), and the IESTS (Institut d'Enseignement Supérieur de Travail Social).

5,404 students are from abroad: 19.66% of those registered

  • 40.85% of foreign students are originally from Africa. 

15,195 students, or 55.28% of those registered (12,289 students are male).

By component, student numbers are broken down as follows: 

UFR Law and Political Sciences

3 194

Institut Supérieur d’Economie et Management (ISEM)

2 530

Institut du Droit, de la Paix et du Développement (IDPD)

   190

Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (IAE)

1 162

UFR Literature, Arts and Human Sciences

6 257

UFR Spaces and Cultures

   319

UFR Sciences

3 575

Polytech Nice Sophia

1 311

UFR Medicine

3 302

UFR Odontology

    346

IUT

2 621

UFR STAPS

1 273

ESPE/IUFM

 1 168

ASURE FORMATION 

   236

 

Scope: (i) first degrees only, (ii) excluding non-degree programs, (iii) excluding those registered for the State nursing degree.

Source of data and observation date:  APOGEE via BO at 15 January  2015 (according to the 2015 SISE Survey).

A FOCUS ON THE 2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR

THE UNIVERSITE NICE SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS HAS:

  • 9 training and research units, 2 institutes and 2 schools:
    • 12 main campuses
    • A net surface area of 255,247 m² (excluding accommodation and indoor car parks), o/w a net surface area of 98,875 m² for Teaching purposes (excluding indoor car parks) and a net surface area of 50,955 m² for Research (scientific buildings), making a net total of 149,830 m² for Teaching and Research.
  • 2,760 Teaching and Non-teaching Staff:
    • 1,156 Professor-Researchers and Permanent Teachers
    • 412 Non-permanent Teachers (ATER, Contractual doctorates, Language teachers, Associates, etc.)
    • 776 permanent BIATSS Staff (library staff, engineers, administrative and technical staff, service or health workers).
    • 416 Non-permanent BIATSS staff 
  • 11 joint services:
    • Direction Stratégie et Développement (DSD)
    • Direction Orientation & Insertion Etudiants, Relations Entreprises & Formation Continue (UNICE PRO)
    • Service Commun Universitaire de Documentation (SCD)
    • Direction des Systèmes d’Information (DSI)
    • Direction Soutien Linguistique & Mobilité (DSLM)
    • Service Universitaire de Médecine Préventive et Promotion de la Santé (SUMPPS)
    • Service Universitaire des Activités Physiques et Sportives (SUAPS)
    • Service Universitaire de l’Innovation Pédagogique (SUIP)
    • Institut Méditerranée du Risque de l'Environnement et du Développement Durable (IMREDD)
    • Maison des Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société - Sud-Est
    • Institut Ulysse

RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITÉ NICE SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS:

Research plays a key role at the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis. Highly developed, it has been recognised at an international level.

For the 2014-2015 academic year, Research at the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis has:

  • 46 research units recognised by the ministry, o/w:
    • 11 CNRS Mixed Research Units: LJAD, INLN, LPMC, ICN, IPMC, LP2M, BCL, CEPAM, GREDEG, I3S, LEAT.
    • 1 INSERM Mixed Research Unit: C3M.
    • 1 CEA Mixed Research Unit: TIRO.
    • 9 co-supervised Mixed Research Units: ARTEMIS (CNRS/OCA), LAGRANGE (CNRS/OCA), GEOAZUR (CNRS/OCA/IRD), iBV (CNRS/INSERM), IRCAN (CNRS/INSERM),    URMIS (CNRS/IRD/PARIS 7), ISA (INRA/CNRS), SYMAR (CNRS/PARIS 6), ESPACE (CNRS/AMU/UAPV).
    • 1 CNRS Dedicated Research Unit: CRHEA.
    • 2 Mixed Service Units: LSBB (CNRS/UAPV/AMU), IESC (CNRS/UNIVERSITE DE CORSE).
    • 1 Service and Research Unit: MSHS (CNRS/UNIVERSITE DE CORSE)
    • 20 Reception Teams: TIM, CoBTek, UCPO, R2TI, MICORALIS, LIRCES, CTEL, CMMC, CRHI, I3M, I3DL, LAMHESS, LAPCOS, CERDP, CEDORE, ERMES, GEREDIC, CERDACFF, GRM, ECOMERS.
  • 2 Research Units Recognised by the Establishment (URE): I-CITY, EpOC.
  • 1 CNRS/OCA Research Federation: FR Wolfgang Doeblin.
  • 2 International Mixed Service Units: IFCAM, MERLION MAJULAB.
 
  • Partnerships with the INRIA, the ENS, the CNRS, the INRA, the INSERM, the CEA, the OCA, the CHUN, the CAL and numerous French and foreign universities.
  • Research and innovation Partnerships with industrial partners.
  • 250 theses defended for the 2013-2014 academic year
  • 1,279 doctorates at 15 January 2015 distributed throughout 5 doctorate schools

Source of data:
Direction Recherche Valorisation Etude doctorale - March 2015
Direction des Ressources Humaines - March 2015
Direction du Patrimoine – March 2015