The University of Avignon is a French university, based in Avignon. It is under the Academy of Aix and Marseille.
It was founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII, and closed in 1792 during the French Revolution. The University was re-opened as L'Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse in 1984 following the 1963 placement of an annex of Faculté des Sciences d'Aix-Marseille in Avignon.
Coordinates 43°56'58.608" N 4°49'5.006" E