The Polytechnic University of Hauts-de-France (Université Polytechnique des Hauts-de-France), previously known as Université of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambrésis (Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis) until the 1st January 2018, is a French public university, based in Valenciennes. It is under the Academy of Lille and is a member of the European Doctoral College Lille-Nord-Pas de Calais and of the Community of Universities and Institutions (COMUE) Lille Nord de France. On a national scale, in terms of graduate's employability, the university ranks from 1st (legal training/economics/management) to 68th (social sciences/psychology/sociology) out of 69 universities. In the field of legal training, economics and management, 99% of the university's graduates are employed. Overall, the University is ranked 28th out of 73 universities in France.