Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University (Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, UVSQ) is a French public university created in 1991, located in the department of Yvelines and since 2002 in Hauts-de-Seine. It is mainly located in the cities of Versailles, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Mantes-en-Yvelines and Vélizy-Villacoublay / Rambouillet, with a total of eight campuses. It is one of the five universities of the Academy of Versailles. It is one of the four universités nouvelles (new universities)[n 2] inaugurated in Île-de-France region after the plan université 2000(2000 University project). It has 19,000 students, 752 staff people and 1,389 teachers and researchers. 285 teachers outside of the university come each year to provide courses. The subjects taught are the exact sciences, the social sciences, the political sciences, engineering, technology and medicine. It also provide courses concerning the relationship between economy, ethics, natural environment and sustainable development.