Founded in 1765 and reopened in 1981, the University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli is the only University institution established in Corsica.
Located in Corte, it accounts for about 4300 students and 170 PhD students a year, 300 members of faculty and 500 speakers.
It is a multidisciplinary Public Institution offering a range of more than 100 diplomas awarded by 8 faculties, institutes and schools.
The University pursues a scientific policy, notably in the disciplines dedicated to the research on the Corsicans Identity and Culture and its Linguistic Patrimony. The University of Corsica is labeled by major research organizations such as CNRS, INRA, INSERM and CEA.
The University of Corsica is from August 2014 the main Beneficiary of the project and has assumed all the inherent duties and obligations attached to the role of the Coordinator.
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