École Normale Supérieure

WORLD RANK

2011-12
59

Paris, France

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    62.0
  • Teaching
    56.6
  • International outlook
    66.2
  • Industry income
    44.7
  • Research
    33.5
  • Citations
    96.4

Founded in 1794 during the French Revolution to train teachers in the secular spirit of the Republic, today as a leading grande ecole it sees its role as training future leaders in public service and private endeavour. Some 2,300 students and 650 doctoral researchers are served by a faculty of about 800 on three Paris campuses.