The ten most prestigious universities in France

The ten most prestigious universities in France

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These are the ten most outstanding Universities in France.

10 University of the Sorbonne

Founded in 1257. This University is historic in Paris and located in the heart of the city. The branches that can be studied in this institution are

  • Social Sciences,
  • Economics,
  • History,
  • Geography,
  • Law, and
  • Philosophy.

9.University of Montpellier

With around 47,000 students, this University was founded in 1220, thus being one of the oldest in France.

Currently, three Universities were growing from the first. In them, a comprehensive academic offer is covered whose branches of study focus on

  • Science and Technology,
  • Law,
  • Economics,
  • Environment,
  • Medicine,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Sports,
  • Biology,
  • Computer science, and
  • Political Science.

8.University of Nice Sophia Antipolis

Founded in 1965. This University is divided into 11 campuses where you can study university degrees belonging to the branches of

  • Law and Political Science,
  • Art, and Humanities,
  • Sports Sciences,
  • Social Sciences, and
  • Medicine.

7.University of Paris V Descartes

There are 10 faculties in this University founded in 1971. There are several branches to study:

  • Human and Social Sciences,
  • Law,
  • Economics,
  • Medicine,
  • Orthodontics,
  • Pharmacy,
  • and Biology.

6.University of Aix-Marseille

With around 78,000 students, the academic offer of this University is very wide and varied, and that in its five campuses. There are studies of the branches of

  • Art and Languages,
  • Health Sciences,
  • Law,
  • Economics,
  • Management,
  • Humanities, S
  • Social Sciences,
  • Science and Technology.

5.University of Strasbourg

The University of Strasbourg is a public institution of a scientific, cultural, and professional nature and was founded in 1538.

Students who wish to study at this University will have at their disposal university degrees. Masters and Doctorates belonging to 5 training areas that are: Arts, Letters and Languages, Law, Economics, Management, and Political and Social Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science, Technology, and Health.

4. Superior Normal School of Paris

Seventeen thousand students are part of this institution that was founded in 1794. Its training offer focuses on the branches of

  • Arts, Sciences,
  • Engineering,
  • Humanities, and Social Sciences.

In addition, this University offers 44 Master specialties.

3.University of Paris VII Diderot

Qualified with a multidisciplinary research university. It was founded in 1970 and had one of the largest libraries in all of Paris.

With a total of 29,000 students, the areas par excellence of the study in this University are

  • Sciences,
  • Health,
  • Arts,
  • Literature,
  • Social Sciences, and
  • Humanities.

2.University of Grenoble Alpes

It consists of 23 faculties. The University of Grenoble Alpes was founded in 1339, but it was not until 1879 when it returned to function as an institution.

It currently has 45,000 students in its classrooms, and the branches of the study of this University consist of four sections of training that are

  • Arts, 
  • Law,
  • Economics and Management,
  • Human and Social Sciences, 
  • Science,
  • Technology and
  • Health.

1.University of Paris-Sud

Occupying the first place in the ranking. The University of Paris-Sud is recognized for its studies in

  • Mathematics,
  • Physics,
  • Health Sciences,
  • Law, and
  • Sports Sciences.

Its offer of training at the disciplinary level includes

  • undergraduate,
  • master, and
  • doctoral studies.

Founded in 1970, it currently has 31,000 students in its classrooms.

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