University of Marne-La-Vallée
The University of Marne-la-Vallée (fr. Université de Marne-La-Vallee , abbr. UMLV) is a young University of Ville nouvelle Marne-la-Vallée . It is located in Champs-sur-Marne, 18 kilometers east of Paris . It started as a branch of the University of Paris VII in 1989 and became independent in 1991.
Around 11,500 students are enrolled. A total of 18 university and research institutions are located on its campus, the Cité Descartes , including the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées .