“Université Jean Monnet” is a member of “University of Lyon” (http://www.universite-lyon.fr/), a state-run Higher Education & Research consortium of 20 Higher Education Institutes bringing together more than 120,000 students.
“University Jean Monnet” (www.univ-st-etienne.fr), founded in 1969, is a comprehensive university enrolling some 20,000 students, with 15.4% international students from 121 countries.
5 faculties: Fine arts, Literature and Languages, Humanities and Social sciences, Law, Sciences and Technology, and Medicine
4 institutes: Management and Economics, Engineering school Télécom Saint-Etienne, 2 University Institutes of Technology (IUTs) located in Saint Etienne and Roanne.
University Jean Monnet offers about 300 national diploma programs from undergraduate to doctorate level in fine arts, literature, languages, humanities and social sciences, law, economics and management, sport science, health, sciences and technology.
Shaping the university’s scientific policy are 500 faculty members and research scholars organized into thematic research units. 30 research teams/groups are active in the principal academic disciplines, 7 cross-disciplinary areas, and 2 very broad thematic areas (chemistry and health). Several laboratories are mixed units supported by two of France’s national research bodies, CNRS and INSERM.
University Jean Monnet has made a commitment to certain priority sectors related to three broad themes:
– Optics and Vision,
– Sports and Health Technology
– Space, Change, Innovation and Society.
University Jean Monnet has six accredited doctoral programs: health, science and technology; literature, language, linguistics, and fine arts; history, geography, regional planning, archaeology, sociology, anthropology, and political science; education, information, communication, and psychology; law and economics and management.