The Instituts universitaires de technologie or IUT (translated as University Institutes of Technology) are part of the university system in France. The IUT were created in 1966. As of 2008, there are 116 IUTs which are attached to 80 universities including the ones in the French Overseas Territories and Departments.
The IUTs allow the preparation of a two-year undergraduate technical diploma called a Diplôme universitaire de technologie or DUT.
Famous quotes containing the words technology and/or university:
“The successor to politics will be propaganda. Propaganda, not in the sense of a message or ideology, but as the impact of the whole technology of the times.”
—Marshall McLuhan (19111980)
“The university must be retrospective. The gale that gives direction to the vanes on all its towers blows out of antiquity.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)