MIEM – International Students’ Scholarship Program

In order to strengthen its position as a leading research-intensive university and increase its international attractivity, the Université de Paris invites the most talented students from all over the world to enroll in select Master’s Degree programs, with a view to encouraging them to stay on and prepare their PhD in Paris as well.

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The Brain Prize 2019

Aiming for treatment they have spent more than 30 years describing, understanding and diagnosing the most common hereditary form of stroke, CADASIL. For this, the four French neuroscientists from Paris Diderot and Paris Descartes universities, are now receiving the world’s most valuable prize for brain research – the Lundbeck Foundation Brain Prize, worth 1 million euros.

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Call for proposals “Chairs of excellence”

Through this IDEX call for proposals, the future University of Paris aims to promote the hosting of researchers and teachers from outside the institutions that will compose it, and whose profiles correspond either to seniors with a well-established international reputation or to juniors with very high potential.

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USPC-NUS Call for proposals 2019

As part of a cooperation launched in 2013, the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) co-fund three calls for proposals to promote new scientific and academic collaborations between Europe and South East Asia.  These calls have enabled to start 45 research and / or teaching collaborations between NUS and USPC and 11 PhD mobilities in all disciplines.

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Call for IdEx projects – International doctoral contracts

The Université de Paris project, supported by an IdEx label obtained last March, aims to build a world-class international research university resulting from the merger of the Paris Diderot and Paris Descartes universities and the integration of the IPGP. To meet the stated objective of boosting its attractiveness, the IdEx project “Université Paris 2019” is launching its first call and proposing, for the 2019 academic year, fourteen new international doctoral contracts.

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New partnership pledges to address global sustainable urban cities challenge

Many of the world’s greatest cities, including London and Paris, face significant challenges around the sustainability of their public health and security systems, and changes to their populations subsequent to political, societal and economic developments. King’s College London and the Université de Paris have signed a Letter of Intent to combine the strengths of both universities and work together in addressing these global issues through establishing joint academic appointments, facilitating staff and student exchange opportunities, and building upon joint academic research projects across health, law, social sciences and the humanities, and which contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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HRS4R, a label of excellence for researchers

In July 2017, Paris Diderot University is the 5th French university to obtain, by the European Commission, the HRS4R label. She was quickly joined in November 2017 by the Paris Descartes University. A double label which contributes to the attractiveness of the institutions to researchers from all over the world and conditions the obtaining of research funding from the European Union.

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IDEX : international jury decision

A few days after the announcement of the IDEX labeling of the “Université Paris 2019” project, the international jury submitted its notes and recommendations . “This is a powerful new project constituting a well‐defined research‐intensive target university with a credible leadership and evidence of an ambitious trajectory that has support from a considerable proportion of its academic community…”

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Let’s Bet On Paris!

Based in the capital, the University of Paris will integrate the international dimension into its overall institutional research and training strategy. Jean-Paul Montagner, Geoffrey Sockett and Antoine Cazé, vice-presidents in charge of international relations at the founding institutions, present the 10 levers that will make the University of Paris famous throughout the world.

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An ambition that responds to the evolutions of HER

The Université de Paris, resulting from the merger of the Institut de physique du globe de Paris and the universities of Paris Descartes and Paris Diderot, will come into being on 1st January in a context of profound changes in higher education and research. Marc Chaussidon, Frédéric Dardel and Christine Clerici describe these major developments and the decisive role of this new university.

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IPGP: a reference in scientific institutions

The universities Paris Descartes and Paris Diderot and the Institut de physique du globe de Paris have embarked on a process of transformation of their institutions aimed at creating the future “Université de Paris”. If the two universities are forced to merge during this transformation, the IPGP will be fully integrated while retaining its legal personality. Why?

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Press review

Discover the main articles published following the announcement of the creation of a new university in Paris by the universities Paris Diderot and Paris Descartes, and the Institut de physique du globe de Paris.

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