University of Tours

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University of Tours
founding March 27, 1969
Sponsorship state
place Tours
president Philippe Vendrix
Students 27,990 (as of: 2018)
Faculty of Linguistics and Literature
Faculty of Science and Technology

The University of François Rabelais Tours ( French : Université François Rabelais de Tours or just Université de Tours ) is a state university in the French city of Tours with 27,990 students (as of 2018). There is also a university location in Blois .

The University of Tours was founded on March 27, 1969 and is named after the French writer François Rabelais . Philippe Vendrix has been the rector or president of the university since 2016.


Web links

Commons : University Tours  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  2. Cette année, 27,990 étudiants à l'université de Tours. Website of the University of Tours, accessed on February 26, 2019