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University Paris Diderot - Paris 7
English Name: University Paris Diderot - Paris 7
Region: Western Europe
Country/Region: France
Found Year: 12th,c
Address: 5, rue Thomas Mann
Website: http://

At the heart of the global network of knowledge and innovation, Université Paris Diderot is France’s leading multidisciplinary university. With a recognized international standing, and a strategic portfolio of privileged academic partners throughout the world, it offers its 29,000 students state-of-the-art and innovative courses in the following fields:

  • • Arts,Humanities and Languages
  • • Human, Economic and Social Sciences,
  • • Science and Technology,
  • • Medicine and Dentistry.


The excellence of its 87-some Laboratories and 7 university hospitals, all teamed up with France’s research agencies (CNRS, INSERM, CEA, INRIA, Institut Pasteur and IRD), ranks Paris Diderot as a key player in international research.

The university has recently relocated its campus in a booming, recently renovated district of central Paris, along the river Seine, near the French National Library, and plays an active role in the life of the new Paris Rive Gauche (Left Bank) area


Facts and figures


29,000 students including 5,700 international students.

87 research teams working with the leading research bodies in France such as the CNRS, INSERM, CEA, INRIA, IRD and Institut Pasteur

17 doctorate schools hosting over 2000 researchers, 2050 doctorate students, 400 thesis and 80 research supervisor accreditations each year ;1100 members of administrative and technical staff.

425 qualifications (Degree – Masters – Doctorate).

6,300 graduates (Degree – Masters) and 2500 Doctorates graduates each year (including Medical Doctorate (MD) students)

Intercultural and international


Université Paris Diderot has developed international partnerships all over the world. These prestigious partnerships along with the international programs it offers provide students with an international experience in high demand in today’s competitive workplace.


- Dual diploma programmes :


  • • Applied languages : Japanese, Chinese (with Japan, China)
  • • History (with Italy, Germany and Argentina)
  • • Chemistry (with Germany)
  • • Mathematics (with Colombia)
  • • Life Sciences and Genetics (with Italian universities)
  • • Physics (with Italy and Spain)

- Joint diploma programmes (European consortia) :

  • • English and American Studies
  • • European History


- International programs :

  • • Genetics
  • • Chemistry

Research & development


Paris Diderot has 87 laboratories in Health, Sciences & Technology, Human & Social Sciences, Humanities and Languages all teamed up with France’s research agencies (CNRS, INSERM, CEA, INRIA, Institut Pasteur & IRD).

Paris Diderot conducts specific development-related activities: contracts, patents, licences, business incubators and start-ups, etc. It stimulates and encourages innovative technology transfers from research laboratories to the socio-economic world. Diderot Valorisation is a key player in the development of the university’s results in basic research.

Doctoral studies


Paris Diderot’s research policy is based on high level doctoral programmes organised around an Institute of Doctoral Studies, which aims to:

  • Promote the professional integration of doctors
  • Raise their profile on the job market
  • Enhance the careers of graduates


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