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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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Shanghaï Ranking 2017

UPMC the top French university


On August 15, 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 ninth in Europe and is in 40th place worldwide.

In natural sciences and mathematics, UPMC has obtained 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 25th in the world.
In the life sciences, UPMC ranks second among French universities, 28th among European universities and between 76th and 100th place in the world.
In medicine, it is rated the third university in the country, the 34th European and is positioned between 76th and 101st place worldwide.


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