Schools and institutes

PSL boasts a unique spectrum of disciplines

...a world-class leader in the hard sciences (Collège de France, ENS, Observatoire de Paris, Institut Curie), first-rate schools of engineering (MINES ParisTech, ESPCI Paris, Chimie ParisTech), France’s leading hub for the humanities and social science (École des Chartes, EHESS, EPHE, EFEO), an institution of top expertise in teaching and research in decision science (Paris Dauphine), and, something no other university in France can offer, five of the world’s most prestigious fine arts schools (Conservatoire National d’Art Dramatique, Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Beaux-Arts, and La Fémis).

PSL’s member institutions

...collaborate to develop a common strategy for research, teaching, and technology transfer. Build a shared budget. Pool together to implement a multi-year academic recruitment plan. Draw from shared services to better fulfill their missions. Agree to confer all of their degrees (Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD) under PSL’s name. Together forge strategic international partnerships.


PSL’s associate institutions

...are affiliated with the university through exclusive partnership agreements. Contribute to PSL’s international rankings. Have access to PSL-conferred degrees and can contribute to a variety of research, teaching and technology transfer projects within a framework defined by the Council of Members.

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