Strasbourg is the second most international university city in France (after Paris) and hosts an impressive number of European institutions. The University of Strasbourg encompasses five centuries of rich European history and academic heritage. It has a student population of over 46,000, of which 20% are international students. Composed of 37 education and research departments, faculties, schools, and institutes, the university offers initial and further education in a wide range of academic fields, from Health Sciences to Languages, to Law and the Humanities. It is also an international player in scientific research, a field in which university alumni have received numerous prestigious awards over the years, including 3 Nobel Prizes. Its excellence has further been recognized by the IdEx government funding program. The university is an active participant in a number of international networks and partnerships (ex. Eucor and LERU).