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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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Shanghai Ranking 2016

UPMC the top French university

On August 15, the world's leading research center at Shanghai's Jiao Tong University published its annual academic annual ranking (ARWU).

UPMC remains at the head of French research universities this year. It also ranks 7th in Europe and 39th place worldwide.

In mathematics, the university retains the top ranking in the France and Europe and takes the 5th position worldwide.

In physics, it ranks 2nd in France, 7th in Europe and 29th in the world.

In natural sciences, UPMC obtains the 1st place in France. It ranks 4th in Europe and 14th in the world.

In engineering/technology and computer science, the university takes the lead in France. It rose to 4th place in Europe and 32nd in the world.

In the life sciences, UPMC ranks second among French universities, 29th in European universities and between 76th and 100th place in the world.

In medicine, it is the third in the country, the 48th in urope and is positioned between the 101st and the 150th place worldwide.


The site of the Shanghai ranking Nouvelle fenêtre