University of Paris Sorbonne

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Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD) or Université Paris-Sorbonne Abu Dhabi (UPSAD) is a French speaking university in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.An international agreement between the French University Paris-Sorbonne or Paris IV, one of the most prestigious universities throughout the world, and the government of Abu Dhabi has been signed on 19 February 2006 to bring in Abu Dhabi the best international standards in higher education.[1] Then PSUAD was established on 30, May 2006 by a decree of the ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). The establishment of the university demonstrates the keenness of Abu Dhabi to create an international hub in culture and education as the establishment of the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum in 2007 shows as well.The University opened its doors on 7 October 2006 in a temporary building. On 6 December 2009, PSUAD moved into its permanent campus on Reem island.[2] PSUAD campus features approximately 93,000m2 of newly built, teaching and recreational facilities, including accommodation for students, a library that accommodates 200,000 books, a 700-seated guest- auditorium, a sports centre and a spacious cafeteria. It is worth mentioning that the DH 1.6bn campus comes to translate the shared vision of the government of Abu Dhabi and the government of France.PSUAD remains true to the same teaching structure implemented in Paris. The campus of Abu Dhabi offers a whole array of subjects as in Sorbonne-Paris and Paris-Descartes. Its teachings are exclusively delivered by lecturers from the Paris following the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). PSUAD is a full part of the European higher education area (or Bologna process), the European unified system of higher education. The teaching language is French. Paris Descartes University or Paris V is a partner for the Economics, Law and Political Sciences programmes. The degrees are French degrees.The Paris-Sorbonne University offers you the combination of the best traditional background, which itself guarantees rigorous intellectual and scientific education, associated to the most positive and enthusiastic vision on the contemporary world.

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