Université Paris-Sud

WORLD RANK

2012-13
92

Orsay, France

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    58.6
  • Teaching
    48.0
  • International outlook
    63.9
  • Industry income
    28.4
  • Research
    45.9
  • Citations
    82.9

One of the largest universities in France, housing over 27,000 students, Paris XI is known predominantly for its scientific exploits. It boasts two Nobel Prize winners, both in Physics, and has world-renowned laboratories for particle, nuclear and molecular physics, among other disciplines. It has also prospered in mathematics with numerous French Fields Medal winners hailing from the university.