University of Reims

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The University of Reims (French: Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne , abbreviation URCA) is a university in the city of Reims in France . The college, previously a cathedral school , was founded in 1548 on the advice of Cardinal Charles de Lorraine-Guise by Pope Paul III. elevated to university. After it was dissolved in 1793, it did not exist for more than a century and a half until several higher education institutions were founded in Reims in the 1960s, which in 1971 became today's University of Reims.

It now has three locations in Reims and others in Troyes , Charleville-Mézières and Châlons-en-Champagne . Due to the regional structure that has grown since its re-establishment, it has had the addition of the Champagne-Ardenne region in its detailed name since 1982 .

In the academic year 2005, 21,537 were enrolled at the University of Reims.

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Coordinates: 49 ° 15 '6.9 "  N , 4 ° 2' 14.7"  E