4 November 2015

Key figures

A few key figures will enable you to position our establishment within the French and international higher education and research landscape.


  • 48,000 undergraduate and graduate students, of which 7.2% are PhD students (for a metropolitan France average of 4.3%)
  • 40,000 continuing education trainees
  • 2,100 engineering degrees per year
  • 32,000 graduate students
  • 42,000 undergraduate students, of which 21 000 at the university

Faculty & Staff

  • 3,300 faculty members & researchers
  • 4,800 administrative and technical staff (including 420 research support staff)

Education & Research

  • 48 out of 61 research units rated A+/A
  • 15 PhD programs
  • 75 master degree’s programs rated A+/A
  • 490 PhDs delivered per year
  • €35M in research grants


  • Université Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne): first French university in economy and econometrics, geography, history philosophy and law (QS 2014). In the top 50 world ranking in history, philosophy, law, geography, economy and econometrics (QS 2014).
  • ESCP Europe: accreditations EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA. In the top 10 Financial Times Ranking for European business schools. In 2014: 7th place for its Master’s degree in Management, 8th for its Master’s degree in Finance, 13th for its Executive MBA (Financial Times Ranking)
  • ENSCI-Les Ateliers: in the top 50 best design schools in the world (Business Week). In the Europe’s top 50 schools of design (DOMUS Magazine).
  • ENA: Elite School for all French Politicians, diplomats, public servants. Presidents, including Jacques Chirac and François Hollande, are graduates of this prestigious institution

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