Université Nice Sophia Antipolis

country rank  15
world rank  449

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University Overview

Established in 1965, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium city of Nice (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): La Seyne-sur-Mer. 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), Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
Acronym UNS
Founded 1965
Motto Passerelle vers le savoir et l'innovation
Gateway to knowledge and innovation

University Location

Address 28, Avenue de Valrose; Boîte Postale 2135
Nice (population range: 250,000-499,999)
06103 Provence-Alpes-Cote d Azur
T +33 (0)4 92 07 60 60
F +33 (0)4 92 07 66 00
Other locations La Seyne-sur-Mer

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 entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Université Côte d'Azur
  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020