Université de Paris
Resulting from the merger of Paris Descartes and Paris Diderot Universities and the incorporation of the Institut Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP), the Université de Paris was officially founded on 20 March 2019. One year after earning the "Initiative of Excellence" label, the Université de Paris is the fruit of a joint effort between its founding institutions, and is transforming higher education landscape in Paris.
The Université de Paris covers a wide range of disciplines, with one of the most comprehensive and ambitious educational offerings available in the world. The objectives of this “intensive research” university, which place it among the most prestigious institutions of higher education in France and abroad, include the conduct of top-level research compliant with a code of ethics, world-class higher education courses, a dynamic student life, support for innovation and knowledge transfer; construction of a European research and training hub.
With 58,000 students, 7,500 staff members and 142 laboratories, the Université de Paris embodies Paris as a modern city that is open to the world, youth and knowledge.