Avignon Université

country rank  66
world rank  1767

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University Overview

Established in 1984, Avignon Université (Avignon University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Avignon (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, France (Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, France), Avignon Université (UA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Avignon Université (UA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Avignon University
Acronym UA
Founded 1984 Origins date back to 1303
Motto Ne pas attendre l'avenir, le faire !
The future is ours to build

University Location

Address 74, Rue Louis-Pasteur
Avignon (population range: 50,000-249,999)
84029 Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur
T +33 (0)4 90 16 25 00
F +33 (0)4 90 16 25 10

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 74, Rue Louis-Pasteur
Avignon 84029
+33 (0)4 90 16 26 39

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Avignon Université's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, France

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • University Network of European Capitals of Culture (UNeECC)
  • Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
  • Agence Campus France (ACF)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020