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  • 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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General Affairs Department

Head of Department:

Myriam Christien

Contact details:

UPMC - Tour Zamansky - 20e étage

4 place Jussieu 75252 Paris cedex 05

E-mail : DAG@upmc.fr
Telephone : 01 44 27 72 31 
Fax: 01 44 27 70 35


The General Affairs Department acts within areas that have legal and institutional aspects such as statutory issues, elections, agreements, litigation and disciplinary sections. In this way, it exercises advisory, assistance and legal expertise functions. It represents the institution in court. 
It ensures the functioning and monitoring of the central committees (Administration Committee, Studies and University Life Committee, Science Committee) and various other committees, particularly the Joint Technical Committee.
It prepares the agreements for volunteer partners. It is responsible for the conferral of awards.
It implements the procedures related to the awarding of contracts.


It is organised into five offices:
1. Advisory Office
2. Elections Office
3. Elected Members Office
4. Public Procurement Service
5. Office of Legal Affairs, Litigation and Agreements