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UPMC Facts and Figures

  • 31,000 students of which 20 percent are international
  • 3,000 doctoral candidates
  • 9,600 in staff, of which 3,750 are professor-researchers
  • 100 research laboratories
  • 8 main teaching hospitals
  • 8,500 publications per year (approx. 11% of the publication in France)
  • Ranked the top university in France and 6th in Europe by both Shanghai and Taiwan.
  • 4th in the world for mathematics
  • Member of three of the five the European innovation networks, in: Climate, ICT, and Health


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UPMC is ranked second in France, 8th European and 41st in the world ranking of 500 universities worldwide.



Results by discipline:

In Math, UPMC is ranked the top French university, third in European and seventh in the world.


In Engineering and Computer Science, UPMC remains the only French institution to be ranked (between 50th and 75th).


In Physics, UPMC is ranked third in France and between the 50th and 75th place worldwide.


In Earth Sciences and Mathematics, the UMPC is ranked second in France and 21st in the world.


In Life Sciences and Agronomy, UPMC is the only French institution in the ranking.


In Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UPMC is ranked third in France.