Robert Mallet, who liked to be considered 'Picard' rather than 'French', was appointed at the head of the institution.
1964 : beginning of a new scientific higher education establishment in Saint-Quentin.
1966 : setting up of the Faculty of Medicine.
July 1968 : beginning of the Faculties of Arts and Social Science and Science.
October 1968 : beginning of the Faculty of Law and Economics.
24th October 1968 : Official opening of the University of Amiens.
8th President : Gilles Demailly follows on from Bernard Risbourg
End of 2004
New four-yearly contract Signature
9th president : Georges Fauré follows on from Gilles Demailly