Faculté des Sciences et Ingénierie

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Covering all fields of knowledge in science and engineering, the Faculty is focused both on supporting research at the heart of disciplines as it is with fostering multidisciplinary approaches to meeting the major challenges of the 21st century. Academic excellence is driven by its academic researchers and partners researchers whose work contributes to the quality of the courses provided by the faculty.

Faculty of Science and Engineering

The Faculty of Science and Engineering brings together a particularly broad and comprehensive spectrum of formal, natural, experimental and technological sciences. This foundation is backed by strong scientific disciplines with a prestigious tradition that is supported by dynamic communities with international reputations. The Faculty has six departments (UFRs): biology; chemistry; engineering; mathematics; physics; earth sciences, environment and biodiversity. The Faculty also includes three marine stations, the Ecole Polytech Sorbonne, the Paris Institute of Astrophysics and the Henri Poincaré Institute.

Educating the professionals of tomorrow:

The faculty's ambition is to accompany students on their path to the professional world by offering courses adapted to their career plans and providing teaching based on research from its laboratories. Each student builds his or her own degree path thanks to progressive guidance starting at the first year of the bachelor's degree and single or multi-disciplinary courses with the major-minor and double major system. In the Master's programme, specialities constitute sets of knowledge and skills that promote professional integration consistent with each student's career plans. The faculty also trains engineers at Polytech Sorbonne. It has 18,000 students and nearly 2,800 doctoral students.

A major player in research:

The 79 laboratories of the faculty are located in the Paris region, mainly on the Pierre and Marie Curie campus, and in the three marine stations of Roscoff, Banyuls-sur-Mer and Villefranche-sur-Mer. They are all joint research structures involving national research centres such as the CNRS, Inserm, Inria, CEA and IRD and academic partners such as Paris Diderot and Paris Descartes Universities, ENS, Collège de France, the Observatoire and ESPCI. 

Partnership research and innovation:

The faculty is integrated into the innovation ecosystem of Sorbonne University: SATT Lutech supports the maturing of technologies and enhances the value of the patent portfolio, while the Quadrivium Ventures seed fund supports the creation of companies supported by the faculty's staff. The faculty also supports an active policy of partnership with companies through joint laboratories, research contracts (CIFRE agreements, industrial collaboration), where transfer is based above all on the joint development of knowledge between business expertise and academic competence. The faculty hosts two Carnot Springboard Institutes, Smiles (mathematics for business) and Interfaces (digital for interactions between systems and humans).

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The Faculty of Medicine 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.

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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.

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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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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).

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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