The University Savoie Mont Blanc is a university in the region of Savoy, with one campus in Annecy-le-Vieux and two around Chambéry.
The university was officially founded in 1979 from several colleges founded in the 1960s and 1970s. To avoid a straight choice between the two biggest towns of the Savoie/Haute-Savoie region, the authorities decided to set up a campus in each city for different areas of study. The university has three campuses:
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