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The University of Caen Lower Normady, or Université de Caen Basse Normandie in French, has a rich history dating back to 1432 where it was originally constructed to be a school of law by King Henry VI of England. It was completely destroyed during World War II by aerial bombing runs. The reconstruction began in 1948 and the university adopted the logo of the mythical Phoenix to symbolize it's rise from the ashes.Today the institute is home to over 24,000 students and a faculty of over 1,600.
The city of Caen is the largest metropolitan area of Lower Normandy, France with almost half a million residents in the urban area. There is a rich history to experience in the city with sights such as the Château de Caen built in 1060. For those wishing to travel, Caen is connected by ferry to southern England and is also host to the Carpiquet Airport.
Programs include(translated from www.unicaen.fr):
Language of Instruction: FrenchEligibility Requirements: Sophomore standing or higher and a 2.75 GPALength of Study: Semester or year
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