Collège de Sorbonne Today ?

Today the word Sorbonne no longer refers to the University of Paris but to the historical building located in the Latin Quarter, the 5th arrondissement of Paris. – Historical house of the former University of Paris. – Founded in 1257 by Robert de Sorbon. – Nowadays, houses part or all of several higher education and […]

Quarter, Université

The Latin Quarter in Paris ?

The Latin Quarter of Paris (Quartier latin) is an area in the 5th and parts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris.  The area gets its name from the Latin language, which, as the international language of learning in the Middle Ages, was once widely spoken in and around the University. Known for its lively atmosphere […]

Cité Universitaire, Université

Cité Universitaire, Paris ?

Since 1925, the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris or Cité U, in the 14th arrondissement , has provided general and public services, including the maintenance of several dozen residences for students.The residences are organized mostly by nationality, students of 132 different nationalities were living in the Cité Internationale in 2006. Several structures have been designed by […]