The Toulon University Institute of Technology gets a makeover

The case slowly comes out of the ground. After a phase of demolition and asbestos removal started last April on the oldest buildings on the La Garde campus erected in 1969, it is now time for construction. To welcome the 500 students in GEII and GIM from the start of the 2024 school year, around twenty workers are hard at work constructing the building designed by the Arles architect Corinne Vezzoni, who notably redesigned the Chalucet district or built the M de the SeaTech engineering school.

This will extend over 4,000 m2 spread over five levels, all in the middle of a wooded park. The cost of the project is estimated at 18 million euros which will be borne by the State (9 million), the region (3.5), the department (2.25), Toulon Provence Méditerranée (2.25) and the University (1). ” It is because we are fully aware of the major challenges represented by the framework of studies for our youth that TPM supports and accompanies, since its creation, Higher Education and its development on our territory by investing in the creation and development of places of knowledge explains Hubert Falco, the president of the metropolis.

This rehabilitation is the first of a more global restructuring of the IUT, and in particular of the biology and tertiary departments with also the desire to create ” a central unit bringing together the administration and common areas “.

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