Pantheon - Sorbonne University or Paris 1, was created at the very beginning of the 13th century, and has inherited its name from the College created by the theologian Robert de Sorbon in 1252. Alongside Oxford and Bologna, the Sorbonne is one of the oldest universities in the world. With eight hundred years of excellence to build on, the University is a descendant of the Faculty of Law and Economics of the Sorbonne, and is one of the most famous and largest universities in France. Some forty thousand students are enrolled in 14 teaching and research departments. Furthermore, the university has 5 Institutes, which offer top level degree courses in law, political science, economics, management and the humanities.