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Université Nice Sophia Antipolis

4.1 out of 5 (29 ratings / 17 reviews) Nice, France
The Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS) is a multi-disciplinary University. Founded in 1965, it has establishments throughout the Alpes Maritimes in Nice, Cannes, Menton and Grasse, and is a key player in the Sophia Antipolis technological cluster.

Bachelor's programmes



The UNS is multidisciplinary: it offers more than 275 courses of study (not counting the health sector) and five main areas of education:

  • Law, Economics, Management
  • Arts, Letters, Languages
  • Human and Social Sciences
  • Science, Technology, Health Care
  • Science and Technology of Physical Activity and Sports

The UNS is very international. We are open to the world, with more than 5,000 foreign students (19.5% of all registered students; the national average is 12%), and more than 130 nationalities represented.  The UNS has signed more than 500 international agreements with institutions on every continent. 


A multi-disciplinarian University with a health faculty, the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis boasts 1,300 researchers distributed throughout 51 laboratories covering all the main research fields, including 21 UMR (Mixed Research Units) and 19 EA (Reception Teams). The UMR are in association with the leading national research establishments, the CNRS, the IRD, the INRA, the INRIA, the INSERM and the CEA. All laboratories welcome French and foreign doctorate students and provide excellent working conditions.

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Espace santé

  • Visites médicales
  • Assistantes Sociales
  • Infirmerie
  • Sécurité Sociale
  • Risques d'accidents
  • Médecine préventive
  • Bureau d'aide psychologique universitaire

Espace handicapService Orientation Observation et Insertion Professionnelle (SOOIP)Afin d'offrir aux étudiants une chaîne de services complète du début à la fin de leurs études, l'Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis s'est dotée depuis le 1er janvier 2010 d'une structure commune : le SOOIP (Service Orientation Observation Insertion Professionnelle)

Student Life

Campus life

The UNS has 12 main campuses, premises of 300,000 m², 9 faculties, 2 institutes and 2 schools. It has an overall budget of €237M.

Student Reviews

cant wait to graduate
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

so far so good like the professors teaching methods grading is tough

Amazing experience in EIT Digital Master School
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

EIT Digital master school is a two-year dual degree program, there are several tracks under master school and I am in Data Science track. I have spent my first year of master study in Madrid, Spain and this year in Nice, France. After more than 1 year study in Data Science program, I am getting more close and familiar with data science world. Big data, machine learning,...

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Teaching level not so professional

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