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  • 33,000 students, of which 6,900 are international
  • 10,500 in staff, of which 8,200 are in research structures
  • 18 sites across 4 regions in France

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Key University Figures

  • 34,000 students of which 20 percent are international
  • 475,000 m² spread across 18 campuses and locations in four regions of France
  • 8,600 in staff, of which 80 percent and in research structures
  • An annual research budget of €430 million
  • 100 research laboratories
  • 8,000 publications per year (approx. 11% of the publication in France)
  • Ranked the top university in France by both Shanghai and Taiwan ratings
  • Member of the European innovation networks: Climate KIC, the EIT ICT Labs, and EIT Health

Faculty & Researcher Awards
  • Nobel Prize for Physics in 1997 and 2012
  • Henri Poincaré Prize in 2012
  • Fields Medal in 1994 and 2010
  • CNRS Gold Medals in 1996, 1998 and 2009, and numerous CNRS Silver Medals
  • INSERM Grand Prize in 2007 ‣ Irène Joliot Curie Prize in 2007 and 2011
  • More than 45 ERC grants from 2008 to 2014 at UPMC
  • More than a quarter of the French Academies of Science and of Medicine members are UPMC faculty
Complete Healthcare Studies
  • More than 730 faculty physicians
  • More than 11,700 students in healthcare studies
  • 1,000 interns ‣ 6 principal teaching hospitals
  • Additional paramedical programs in speech therapy, psychomotor education and orthoptics
  • A School of Midwifery
  • Associated Nursing Institutes
Excellence Initiatives
  • 3 Excellence Institutes in vision, cardio-metabolism and diseases of the nervous system
  • 15 Laboratories of Excellence
  • 5 Equipment of Excellence programs
  • 4 Biotechnology & Bioinformatics projects
  • 1 Low-Carbon Energy Initiative
  • 2 Science-to-Business Transfer Establishments
Creating Researchers
  • 3,100 doctoral candidates
  • 800 doctorates awarded each year
  • 16 doctoral schools supporting doctoral training
  • International doctoral programs



28/01/15

Go to Shanghai 2014 28.08.2014

Shanghai 2014

A good year for UPMC!

The University reaffirms its ranking as the top French University

 

The 2014 edition of the Shanghai ranking was published as every year on 15 August. UPMC has confirmed its position as the top French research university, the 6th European, an it has increased slightly in the world standings, ...

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 ...

Go to The top 10 universities in the world under 50 years old: UPMC in 9th place 25.06.2013

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 ...

28.08.2012

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 ...