Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris (C.I.U.P.), Paris

The C.I.U.P.

The C.I.U.P. is a student quarter founded in 1925, providing homes for about 10.000 students, scientists and artists from 120 countries. It has 40 houses attributed to individual nations. The individual hoses organize top quality cultural and political events. Among the most remarkable buildings are the Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe, the Heinrich Heine House (Maison Heinrich Heine - Fondation de l'Allemagne), the Swedish Student House (Maison des Etudiants Suédois) and the Swiss Pavillion (Pavillon Suisse) which was built in 1933 on plans of Le Corbusier.
















About Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris (C.I.U.P.)

 17 Boulevard Jourdan, Paris, France

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Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris (C.I.U.P.) and Nearby Sights on Map

Parc Montsouris

Considered one of the most colourful Parisian parks, a local favourite, the Parc Montsouris was opened in 1878, having been designed by Alphand for the Baron Haussmann

Lion of Belfort

This is a bronze replica in smaller scale of a monument created by Bartholdi, the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty in New York, in order to commemorate Denfert-Rochereau, who defended the city of Paris in the 1870/71 war

La Butte aux Cailles

A little district within the district

Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain

The Cartier Foundation is a museum of contemporary art

Left Bank

The Left Bank is the area to the south of the Seine River, comprising the arrondissements of Panthéon, Luxembourg, Palais-Bourbon, Gobelins, and Vaugirard

Luxembourg Gardens

The Jardin du Luxembourg is a formal French garden with lush lawns, tree-lined promenades, terraces, chestnut groves, and ponds over an area of 23 hectares

Jardin Yitzhak Rabin

Nestled in the centre of the Parc Bercy is a lovely, and truly peaceful, garden with several waterworks and other high-quality landscape-art pieces

Palais du Luxembourg

A richly decorated palace built for Marie de Medici in the early 17th century, currently the French Senate

Manufacture des Gobelins

Once the dye works for royalty, it is now a museum

Cimetière de Montparnasse

The burial place of existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, feminist Simone de Beauvoir (both of whom lived nearby), musician Serge Gainsbourg, artist Man Ray, the poets Charles Baudelaire, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Sainte-Beuve and Marguerite Duras, the founders of the Theatre of the Absurd Samuel Becket and Eugene Ionesco, the sculptors Constantin Brancusi and Ossip Zadkine, the composers Camille de Saint-Saens and César Franck, the actresses Maria Montez and Jean Seberg, the French officer Alfred Dreyfus, the founder of the Larousse encyclopedia Pierre Larousse, the constructor André Citroen and many others