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  •     6,400 teaching and research staff

  •     3,900 administrative and technical staff

  •     52,000+ students, including 10,200 international students

  •     3,900 doctoral students

  •     115 research units

  •     20 multidisciplinary thematic institutes

  •     23 doctoral schools

  •     800 PhDs awarded each year

  •     400,000 alumni

  •     1,500 research contracts per year

Shanghai Rankings (2022)

•    3rd in France
•    43rd worldwide

Shanghai Rankings by Subject (2022)

•    3rd Mathematics worldwide, 2nd in France
•    3rd Oceanography worldwide, 1st in France
•    10th Earth Sciences worldwide, 1st in France
•    16th Physics worldwide, 3rd in France

Leiden Rankings, by number of publications in Open Access (2017-2020)

•    1st in France
•    6th in Europe
•    32nd worldwide

QS World University Rankings (2023)

•    3rd in France
•    16th in Europe
•    60th worldwide

QS World University Rankings by Subject (2022)

Classics and Ancient History
•    1st in France
•    7th worldwide

•    2nd in France
•    28th worldwide

•    3nd in France

Modern Languages
•    1st in France
•    4th in Europe
•    16th worldwide

•    2nd in France
•    7th in Europe
•    18th worldwide

Earth and Marine Sciences
•    1st in France
•    7th in Europe
•    25th worldwide

Times Higher Education Rankings (2023)

•    2nd in France
•    90th worldwide

Times Higher Education Rankings by Subject (2023)

Arts & Humanities:
Archaeology, History, Philosophy & Theology: 2nd France, 51st world

Physical Sciences:
Mathematics, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences: 49th worldwide, 4th in France

Life Sciences:
Biological Sciences: 56 world, 2nd France

Social Sciences:
Communications & media, Geography: 2nd France
Sociology: 4th in France

Clinical & Health:
1st in France

Times Higher EducationYoung University Ranking (2022)

2nd in France, 12th worldwide


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Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences teaches the 3 cycles of medical studies: from PASS (integrated into the faculty) to the 3rd cycle including DES, DESC, DU and DIU. The lessons are given mainly on two sites: Pitié-Salpêtrière and Saint-Antoine. The faculty also provides paramedical education: speech therapy, psychomotricity and orthoptics. The Saint-Antoine site includes a midwifery school.

Study | at the Faculty of Health Sciences

One of our riches is the diversity of students and their backgrounds. Sorbonne University is committed to the success of each of its students and offers them a wide range of training as well as support adapted to their profile and their project.

Associative life

One of our riches is the diversity of students and their backgrounds. Sorbonne University is committed to the success of each of its students.

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Welcome to Sorbonne University's Faculty of Science & Engineering

A unique combination of courses and expertise

Our international study programmes are organised according to the major disciplinary areas of the faculty. They represent the graduate study programmes that are not strictly conducted in French or that could be suitable (in part) for non French-speaking students. They also reflect part of the diversity of the disciplines involved and the bi- and inter-disciplinary aspects of many of the courses we offer.


Research & Innovation

We rely on disciplinary skills and on interdisciplinary approaches to renew concepts, methods and research subjects and to focus on some of the crucial issues faced by our societies: transformations affecting the very construction of knowledge (data, AI), the treatment of complex objects (the environment, marine and ocean sciences, cultural heritage) or our contributions to addressing societal challenges (climate change, healthcare).

Study at | The Faculty of Science & Engineering

Our campuses offer different and unique experiences to our students, visitors and staff. Resources and support services are also available to ensure an equal chance at success to all.

Campus Life

In addition to the cultural activities and events organised throughout the year by our clubs and societies, the Parismus society organises numerous events, evenings and cultural visits that will help you discover France and its parisian life.







Sorbonne University's Faculty of Science & Engineering, Oriented towards excellence