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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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Secretariat of the President

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Professor Jean Chambaz was elected President of the University on March 12th, 2012. The president is supported by the executive committee.


To associate the lifeblood of the university with the elaboration and monitoring of files to be submitted to boards and statutory committees, there are three Directorates for the three main University missions:

- The Research Directorate

- The Academic Directorate

- The International Relations Directorate


Members of these Directorates, who can also be University board members, are appointed by the President after consultation with the relevant councils.


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