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The University of Vry-Val-d'Essonne is one of the four new universities created in 1991 in the framework of the development of higher education in the Ile-de-France region and the concentration of Universities of Paris.
Situated in an expanding conurbation, the university, in its crea tion, was constituted in a multidisciplinary university and turned to vocational education to meet the needs of its economic and social environment.
With more than 160 courses offered - including more than half of the professional experience, the University of Evry offers courses in scientific, technological, legal, economic and management disciplines and human sciences And social.
Recognized as a dynamic establishment of proximity, favoring a rapid integration into the working life, the University of Evry counts about 10 000 students and answers the expectations of very diverse public, inscribed both in initial formation and continuous (20% Of graduates).
The University also represents a major research project developing major research programs in 18 laboratories, 3 research programs and 3 doctoral schools, in particular on genetics, post-genomics, An environment closely linked to Gopopole.