Key figures

Key figures

Key figures that characterise the excellence of the grouping:

UCA Training and student life (2013-2014)

  • More than 30,000 students (national diplomas, university diplomas, BSc, MBA, etc.) of which: 1,700 Ph.D. students, 8,000 Masters students, 16,000 undergraduate students.
  • 22 remote and e-Learning courses
  • 5 career services
  • A new learning center at SophiaTech focused on innovation and knowledge sharing 

UCA International (2013-2014)

  • 20% foreign students, 8 points higher than the national average
  • 740 international Ph.Ds
  • 94 invited world-class researchers and teacher-researchers
  • 493 active research and training partnerships
  • More than 100 international teams abroad
  • 6 Campuses abroad
  • 190 dual-degrees
  • 24 off-site national diplomas 

UCA research and innovation (2012-2014)

  • 76 national and 48 international prizes and awards
  • 59 patents and 37 licences
  • 53 ANR funded projects
  • 100 Europe funded projects, including ERC grants
  • 35 M euros obtained through research contracts
  • 4218 persons involved in research in A or A+ ranked laboratories

UCA Internationally renowned researchers

  • 2 gold medals, 20 silver medals and 41 bronze medals from the CNRS;
  • 12 members of the Academy of sciences;
  • 13 ERCs, third after Paris in the ratio ERCs/researchers
  • 19 members of the IUF in 2014.

The focus on UCA territory

An exceptional cross-border territory, which in a few tens of km², is the bearer of world-class brands (Nice, Sophia Antipolis, Cannes, Grasse, Monaco, Italy).