The University of Cergy-Pontoise
The UCP is a public Institution and a leading center of teaching and research that welcomes over 1,500 international students from 54 different countries out of a total student body of 17,000. With over 1,000 academic staff, the University offers all levels of undergraduate and post-graduate studies and has been ranked among the 20 best national universities. 144 Degrees are available in all disciplines. The University is composed of 5 departments: Law, Economy and Management, Languages, Literature and Social Sciences, Science and Technology. Exchanges have been developed all over the world with over 135 foreign universities. The University also takes part in the European exchange program and has adopted the ECTS system (European Credit Transfer System) which allows European students to obtain credits in their university for courses taken abroad. UCP has been pointed out as a “Model University” several times by the French government.
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Situated in a surprisingly verdant and picturesque location in the department of the Val-d’Oise in the Paris region, Cergy-Pontoise is a dynamic city which offers a broad spectrum of artistic and cultural events thanks to its numerous theatres, museums and concert halls.
The Val-d’Oise is one of the largest economic areas in France with two international airports and a high density of French and international firms.
How to get to Cergy-Pontoise?
Cergy can be reached in 30 minutes from Nord-West Paris by train or by car and it is 30 km from Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle international airport. The university is accessible by train, bus and highways.