University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis or Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS) - public higher education institution in France. In 1965 UNS opened its door to students. The campus is located in Nice.

University ranking. Many independent academic rankings put University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis in the top 30 best universities in France. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet. University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis has garnered a reputation in international circles for its programs in «Natural Science», «Mathematics».

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. The university attracts students with its low tuition costs. For example a year of bachelor studies will cost you as little as 1000 USD. If you want to obtain your master’s at UNS this will cost you less than 1000 USD. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university

The composition of the university. University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis is classified as a large university with more than 20,000 concurrent students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. Every 4 student is a foreign citizen. More than 1600 teachers are employed by the university. UNS has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Flickr, Itunes, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UNS. The university has its own library. The university is in the European University Association (EUA).
Ranking   545   25
Université Nice Sophia Antipolis
Country France
City Nice
Bachelor (foreigners) 217 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 295 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 1,124 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 1,124 USD/year.
Living expenses $717 -1,356 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1965
Abbreviation UNS
Teachers 1,566
Students 20,935
Foreigners 25%
Religion None
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Passerelle vers le savoir et linnovation
• Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking 545
Country ranking 25
International Students 145
Ranking in world by sphere
Natural Science 351
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 151
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 545
QS World University Rankings 587
ARWU Academic Ranking 401
Cost of living in Nice
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 278 366
Food 275 507
Transportation 27 154
Communications and utilities 81 109
Clothing 28 104
Sports and leisure 28 116
Total 717 1,356
Accommodation in Nice USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 281
Shared room in city centre 369
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 494
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 635
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة نيس صوفيا انتيبوليس
German Universität Nizza Sophia-Antipolis
Spanish Universidad de Niza Sofía Antipolis
French Université Nice Sophia Antipolis
Japanese ニース・ソフィア・アンティポリス大学
Korean 니스소피아앙티폴리스대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Nice Sophia Antipolis
Russian Университет Ниццы — София Антиполис
Chinese 尼斯大学
old University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
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