Major Awards in the last 20 years
- 2 Nobels in Physics (Cohen-Tannjoudji & Haroche)
- 1 Nobel in Medicine (Barré-Sinoussi)
- 3 Fields Medals (Wendelin Werner, Cédric Villani & Arthur Avila)
- 1 Henri Poincaré Prize in 2012
- CNRS Gold Medals in 1996, 1998 and 2009, and numerous CNRS Silver Medals
- More than a quarter of the members of the French Academies of Science and of Medicine are UPMC faculty.