Top 10 Universities of France
Top 10 Universities of France

Top Universities of France

France (the heaven for higher educations) is home to world’s leading universities and every year millions of students endeavor to get into these prestigious universities. Here is the list of Top 10 Universities of France 2015 / 2016 given by world’s leading company specializing in education and study abroad, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

  1. Ecole normale supérieure

Established in 1794,   Ecole normale supérieure is a public research university in Paris, France. It is ranked among the top 33rd universities of the world and comes first in the list of best universities in France. It is divided into two sections literary and scientific. It has highly competitive selection process and only 250 undergraduates and 2750 postgraduates are enrolled at ENS. Among its notable alumni are 13 Nobel Prize laureates.

  1. Ecole Polytechnique

Established in 1794, Ecole Polytechnique is a public research institute in Palaiseau, France. It is ranked 35 globally. It is a research intensive institute with its 4000 research laboratories working in myriad of scientific fields. It is home to 500 Polytechnic engineers and 572 doctoral students. Among its eminent alumni three are Nobel Prize winners and three are presidents of France.

  1. Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)

Established in 1971, Pierre and Marie Curie University is a public research university in Paris, France. It has a global ranking of 131 and it secures a third place nationally. It is the largest university of medicine and science in the country and indeed in Europe. More than 30,000 students are enrolled at the university.17 Nobel laureates are affiliated with UPMC.

4.      CentraleSupélec

CentraleSupélec is established in 1 January 2015. And this university has gained so much fame in short spell of time. The total number of academic staff is 852. It is public research university. It is ranked at 177 numbers according to QS world university ranking. The total number of students enrolled in this university is 5,000.

  1. École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Established in 1880, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon is a public research institute in Lyon, France. It has a global ranking of 179 and is among the top 5 universities in France. It is a research oriented institute with motto ‘Education through research, for research’ .ENS Lyon is into eleven main departments providing different academic fields for bachelors, masters and PhD. It has a student body of 2000.

  1. Université Grenoble-Alpes

Established in 12 May 1339, Université Grenoble-Alpes is a public research institute located in Grenoble, France. It is ranked 236 globally and 5th in the country. It is one of the most renowned French institutes with its main focus on science and mathematics. Almost 45,000 students are currently enrolled here. Two Nobel Prize winners are affiliated with the university.

 

 

 

  1. Sciences Po Paris

Established in 1872, Sciences Po Paris is a public research institute in Paris, France. It is globally ranked among the best 220 universities. It is a higher education institute providing academic degrees from undergraduate to PhD in various learning fields. It is home to more than 13,000 students. Among its notable alumni and faculty there is a Nobel peace prize laureate.

  1. Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)

Established in 1970, Paris-Sorbonne University is a public research university in Paris, France. It stands at 293 spot in the world’s university rankings. It is divided into 20 departments offering widest range of subjects in arts, humanities and languages. It offers academic degrees for bachelors, masters and doctoral students. The university is home to more than 24,000 students. Among its alumni are many notable people.

  1. Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Established in 1971, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne is a public research institute located in Paris, France. It is ranked 269 globally and 5th in the country. Almost 40,483 students are currently enrolled in this university. It is a public research university.

  1. Université Paris-Sud

Established in 1971, University of Paris-Sud is a public research institute located in Orsay, France. It is ranked 242 globally and 5th in the country. It is one of the most renowned French institutes with its main focus on science and mathematics. Almost 30,000 students are currently enrolled here. Two Nobel Prize winners are affiliated with the university.

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https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2016