Paris Descartes University


Paris Descartes University, located in the heart of the Latin Quarter, is the second largest university in Paris in terms of student numbers. An academic staff of two thousand people teach 39,000 students in 9 departments and its IUT institute of technology.

A university of human and health sciences, Paris Descartes University is the only university in Paris to cover the health care sector completely – medicine, pharmacy, dentistry and midwifery – in addition to psychology, social sciences, education, law, economics and management, mathematics, computer science, biology, physics and chemistry, within the framework of the European bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programme.


Paris Diderot University


At the heart of the world economy of knowledge and innovation, Paris Diderot University is the first multidisciplinary intensive research university of international scope. It offers its 30,000 students a wide range of courses in the following areas: arts and languages – human and social sciences – economic and social sciences – science and technology – medicine and dentistry.

The excellence of its 87 laboratories, partnered by major organisations, confers upon Paris Diderot University the status of a major player in French research. The university is located in the booming Left Bank quarter of Paris in the 13th arrondissement near the National Library of France and the Station F start-up incubator. It contributes to the socio-economic life of the capital.


Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP)


The IPGP is a higher education and research institution associated with the CNRS, France’s national research intitution. In addition to creating and developing knowledge in the field of geosciences, it observes natural phenomena. The IPGP conducts a fundamental research and teaching policy which is actively open to society and business, through activities and services designed to showcase research and technology transfer.