Founded 1970 under the 1968 law reforming higher education and incorporating former Université de Limoges with School of Law, founded 1909, and School of Medicine tracing its history to 1626. A State institution enjoying academic and financial autonomy, operating under the jurisdiction of the Minister of Education and financed by the State.
- Academic year: October to June
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or equivalent or foreign equivalent, or special entrance examination
- Students allowance: Co-ed