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Welcome to the Leading French Scientific and Medical University

With 120 laboratories, 3,500 doctoral students, high-level master programs, and undergraduate degrees suited to every student profile, UPMC demonstrates every day that education supported by research activities and open to living knowledge is the only way to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow.

Universities are at the heart of the knowledge and innovation-based global economy developing around us. UPMC is a key player in this development.

By visiting our website, you are opening the door to your future. This is the first step toward the education and research that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required for your future. It will require hard work and commitment, and it will be worth it.



Go to The top 10 universities in the world under 50 years old: UPMC in 9th place25.06.2013

The top 10 universities in the world under 50 years old: UPMC in 9th place

The Times Higher Education magazine has just published its 2013 global ranking of universities that are less than 50 years old. Pierre and Marie Curie University is ranked ninth among the 10 best universities in the world. A total of seven French institutions are in the standings, which were compiled according ...

Go to The 2013 Doctors Honoris Causa 12.12.2013

The 2013 Doctors Honoris Causa

This year, UPMC has chosen ten exceptional individuals to receive their honorary doctorate: The Doctor Honoris Causa (DHC). This title is the highest distinction from a French university. UPMC awards the DHC to individuals who have contributed to the advancement of our society.

The awardees for 2013 ...

15.08.2013

Shanghaï 2013

UPMC is ranked 1st in France, 6th European and 37th in the world ranking of 500 universities worldwide.

 

Results by discipline:

In Math, UPMC is ranked 1st in France, 2nd European and 5th in the world.

In Engineering and Computer Science, UPMC is ranked 5th in France, 46th European and between 15 ...

28.08.0012

Shanghaï 2012

UPMC is ranked 2nd in France, 8th European and 42th in the world ranking of 500 universities worldwide.

Results by discipline:

In Math, UPMC is ranked 2nd in France, 4th in European and 8th in the world.

In Engineering and Computer Science, UPMC is ranked the top French university, 9th European ...

Go to Jean Chambaz, president of UPMC 12.03.2012

Jean Chambaz, president of UPMC

Jean Chambaz, 59, professor of cell biology, hospital practitioner, was elected president of Pierre and Marie Curie University by the board of UPMC in March 2012. He succeeds Maurice Renard, head of the University since September 1, 2011.

 

Previously holding the offices of VP for Research and the VP for Ways and Means, ...

Go to Sorbonne University: winner of the second wave of the IDEX 03.02.2012

Sorbonne University: winner of the second wave of the IDEX

Friday February the 3rd, Prime Minister François Fillon announced the results of the second wave of the Idex (Initiative for Excellence).

Sorbonne University (which brings together the universities of Panthéon-Assas, Paris-Sorbonne, Pierre and Marie Curie; the Technological University of Compiègne; the Musèum national d'Histoire naturelle; ...