The University of Provence Aix-Marseille I was a public research university mostly located in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille. It was one of the three Universities of Aix-Marseille and was part of the Academy of Aix and Marseille. On 1 January 2012 it merged with the University of the Mediterranean and Paul Cézanne University to become Aix-Marseille University, the youngest, but also the largest in terms of students, budgets and staff in the French-speaking world.
The university's Institute of Political Studies (Institut d'études politiques d'Aix-en-Provence), also known as Sciences Po Aix, was established in 1956. It is one of a network of 10 world-famous IEPs ( Instituts d'Etudes Politiques ) in France, including those in Bordeaux , Grenoble , Lille , Lyon , Paris , Rennes , Saint-Germain-en-Laye , Strasbourg and Toulouse .
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La Universidad de Aix-Marsella (en francés: Aix-Marseille Université) es la universidad pública de las ciudades de Aix-en-Provence y Marsella en el sur de Francia. Bajo esa denominación quedan comprendidas las tres universidades que se crearon a partir de aquella, y que gracias a su proximidad trabajan de manera estrecha.
Universidad de Provenza - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre Universidad de Provenza La Universidad de Provenza (en francés: Université de Aix-Marselle ), es una universidad localizada en Marsella y Aix-en-Provence, Francia. Fue fundada en 1969 (aunque hunde sus raíces en una institución universitaria fundada por Luis II de Provenza en 1409 ).
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Aix (Aquae Sextiae) was founded in 123 BC by the Roman consul Sextius Calvinus, who gave his name to its springs, following the destruction of the nearby Gallic oppidum at Entremont. In 102 BC its vicinity was the scene of the Battle of Aquae Sextiae, where the Romans under Gaius Marius defeated the Ambrones and Teutones, with mass suicides among t...
Aix-en-Provence is situated in the south of France, in a plain overlooking the Arc river, about 1.5 kilometres (1 mi) from the right bank of the river. The city slopes gently from north to south and the Montagne Sainte-Victoire can easily be seen to the east. Aix's position in the south of France gives it a warm climate, though more extreme than Ma...
The Cours Mirabeau is a wide thoroughfare, planted with double rows of plane trees, bordered by fine houses and decorated by fountains. It follows the line of the old city wall, and divides the town into two sections. The new town extends to the south and west; the old town, with its narrow, irregular streets, and its old mansions dating from the 1...
Aix has long been a university town: Louis II of Anjou granted a royal charterfor a university in 1409. Today Aix-en-Provence remains an important educational centre, with many teaching and research institutes: 1. Arts et Métiers ParisTech, an engineering graduate school that settled a campus in the city in 1843. This teaching and research center (...
Aix holds two significant musical events each year. These are:
The dance company Ballet Preljocaj of the French dancer and choreographer Angelin Preljocaj has been located in Aix since 1996. In 2007 it took up residence in the Pavillon Noir, a centre for dance performance, designed in 1999 by the architect Rudy Ricciotti. The centre is one of nineteen of its kind in France, designated Centre chorégraphique national.
European Capital of Culture
Aix-en-Provence was part of Marseille-Provence 2013, the year-long cultural festival when the region served as the European Capital of Culture. Aix hosted several major cultural events including one half of the Grand Atelier du Midi gala exhibition and an episode of the Révélations pyrotechnical performance. The city also unveiled major new cultural infrastructure to coincide with Marseille-Provence 2013, including the Darius Milhaud Conservatory designed by Kengo Kuma.Association football is represented in the city by Pays d'Aix Football Club, until 2014 known as AS Aix-en-Provence. Their best result was playing in French Division 1 in the 1967–68 season, but re...Rugby union club Provence Rugby (previously known as Aix Rugby Club and Pays d'Aix Rugby Club) is based in the city. As of 2021[update], they play in Rugby Pro D2, the second-tier French league.Pays d'Aix Université Club Handball is a handball club competing in the top-level French First League of Handball.American football team Les Argonautes Aix-en-Provence has won the top-level Ligue Élite de Football Américain a total of eight times and is one of the most successful teams in the country. They wer...
Industries formerly included flour-milling, the manufacture of confectionery, iron-ware, hats, matches and the extraction of olive oil. Current economic activities include: 1. Tourism. 2. Entertainment, particularly opera and dance. 3. The semiconductor and electronics industry in Rousset, to the south of Mont Ste.-Victoire, specializing in microch...
The current mayor of Aix-en-Provence is Sophie Joissains, elected on September 24, 2021. Presidential Elections Second Round:
A set of ancient roads radiate out from Aix to the surrounding countryside, the Pays d'Aix. There are also a large number of modern autoroutes connecting Aix to nearby towns. There are autoroutes northwards to Avignon and to the Luberon; southwards to Marseille; and eastwards to Aubagne and the Mediterranean coast of Provence; and to Nice and other...
The local Aix dialect, rarely used and spoken by a rapidly decreasing number of people, is part of the provencal dialect of the Occitan language. The provencal for "Aix-en-Provence" is "Ais de Prouvènço" [ˈaj de pʀuˈvɛ̃sɔ]. Most of the older streets in Aix have names in both Provençal and French. Aix hosted the ninth International Congress of Moder...
The Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management, also known as IAE Aix-en-Provence or IAE Aix is a business school in the South of France, part of Aix-Marseille University, the largest University in the French-speaking world, founded in 1409. In 2022, the Financial Times ranked its Masters in Management program 67th in the world. In 2013, it is awarded by Eduniversal business schools ranking by Palmes as a "3 palmes - EXCELLENT Business School". It is also continuously ranked by ...