::Paris-Sorbonne University


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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Paris-Sorbonne University (also known as Paris IV) (French: Université Paris-Sorbonne, Paris IV), is a public research university in Paris, France. It was established in 1970 after the division of the University of Paris, following the cultural revolution of French May 1968. The University is one of the inheritors of the former Humanities and Languages faculties of the University of Paris.

The university is ranked 227 in the world by the 2014 QS World University Rankings.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> According to the QS Ranking, Paris-Sorbonne University in field of Arts and Humanities is ranked 33 and in field of social sciences and management is ranked 115.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The international approach and the quality of its teachers is recognized worldwide, with the university having the overall second highest reputation of all academic institutions in France, according to The Times Higher Education.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

The university enrolls about 24,000 students in 20 departments specializing in arts, humanities and languages, divided in 12 campuses in Paris. Seven of the campuses are situated in the historic Latin Quarter, including the historic Sorbonne university building, and three in Marais, Malesherbes and Clignancourt respectively. Paris-Sorbonne also houses France's prestigious communication and journalism school, CELSA, located in the Parisian suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine, maintains about 400 international agreements, and is a founding member of Sorbonne Universities with Pierre and Marie Curie University.

The universities of Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris 6) and Paris-Sorbonne (Paris 4) have announced a merger with the intention to create a new university including three faculties: Sciences, Medicine (currently belonging Paris 6) and Human Sciences (currently belonging to Paris 4). This new university will start first January of 2018. <ref>http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2015/09/15/l-universite-pierre-et-marie-curie-et-paris-iv-sorbonne-fusionnent_4758207_3224.html</ref><ref>http://etudiant.lefigaro.fr/les-news/actu/detail/article/paris-sorbonne-et-pierre-et-marie-curie-vont-se-fondre-en-une-seule-universite-16757/</ref><ref>http://www.lefigaro.fr/actualite-france/2015/09/15/01016-20150915ARTFIG00375-vers-une-super-universite-a-paris.php</ref><ref>http://www.letudiant.fr/educpros/actualite/universite-l-upmc-et-paris-sorbonne-sur-la-route-de-la-fusion.html</ref><ref>http://www.letudiant.fr/static/uploads/mediatheque/EDU_EDU/5/7/608257-courrier-des-presidents-aux-communautes-des-universites-paris-sorbonne-et-pierre-et-marie-curie-original.pdf</ref>

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