Institutions and their history Gallery

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French law faculties were set up by Napoleon to teach codified law. It was not until the Third Republic, however, that they truly began to modernize, with the specialization of teaching and the development of new disciplines. Until the Great War, while the Parisian faculty continued to dominate in terms of the number of students and staff, provincial faculties became more prominent on the academic scene.