Université de Paris

Université de Paris covers a wide range of disciplines, with one of the most comprehensive and ambitious educational offerings available in the world. Located on some twenty campuses and research sites, our University has an exceptional heritage within Paris and its inner suburbs. Between history, prestige and modernity, Université de Paris is fully integrated into its urban environment.

A Fully Comprehensive University in Paris

At the heart of a global network of knowledge and innovation, Université de Paris is France’s leading multidisciplinary university. It covers a wide range of disciplines, with one of the most comprehensive and ambitious educational offerings available in the world. Université de Paris is part of the incarnation of a world city, aware of its place and missions, open to youth and knowledge.

Born in 2019 from the merger of the universities of Paris Diderot, Paris Descartes and Institut de physique du globe de Paris, the ambition of Université de Paris is to lead and develop an exceptional potential to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s society.
With a recognized international standing, as well as a strategic portfolio of privileged academic partners throughout the world, it offers its students state-of-the-art, innovative courses in the following field :

Arts, Humanities and Languages;

Human, Economic and Social Sciences;

Science and Technology;

Medicine , Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing.

Université de Paris is fully engaged in an experience that brings together thought leadership, pedagogical innovation in education, and excellence in research at the graduate level.

Our mission

As a world leading institution, Université de Paris has a proactive role to play by serving the needs and aspirations of society in a global context. It provides transformative and innovative educational programmes through its cutting edge research that empowers its students and staff to make a positive impact in an ever changing world. As a public institution of a scientific, cultural and professional nature (EPSCP), the objectives and missions of Université de Paris are governed by the Education Code. 

Key Figures

With 63,000 students, 4,500 staff and 119 laboratories, Université de Paris is part of the incarnation of a world city, aware of its place and missions, open to the world, youth and knowledge.

Staff members

Teachers-researchers, among which 3260 researchers are housed

Administrative and technical staff

Students

Students preparing a degree

Doctoral schools

%

of PhD awarded in France

Libraries

Student associations

Scientific strength

Laboratories

French University in term of citation rate per article

Top 100

In the Shanghai ranking

%

Of the scientific publications in France come from Université de Paris

Patrimony

Sites and campuses

Museums