Top Universities in Paris

Following are the top ranked universities in Paris (France):

Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne (Pantheon-Sorbonne University) - It is one of the most famous and largest universities in France, ranked 229th among the world's best institutions in the QS World University Rankings 2010.

Université Paris-Sud 11 (Paris-Sud University) - Ranked 226th in the QS World University Rankings 2010 and in the world's top 50 (at 43rd) for Natural Sciences. The University of Paris-Sud 11 is the largest campus in France.

Université Paris Sorbonne, Paris IV - Ranked 13th in the world for Arts & Humanities (QS Rankings 2010). Paris Sorbonne University is the main inheritor of the old Sorbonne, which dates back to the 13th century. It was one of the first universities in the world.

Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris (ENS Paris) - Ranked 1st in France and 42nd in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2010-2011.

Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 - The University has earned an international reputation for the excellence of its standards of research in all the fields in which it is active, such as science, medicine, dentistry, art and humanities and social sciences.

Université Paris Descartes - Ranked 329th globally (QS Rankings 2010), and in the world's top 200 for Life Sciences (#195).

Université Paris Dauphine - In February 2004 Paris Dauphine University was given the status of grand établissement. This status allowed the University to consolidate an ambitious project based on a coherent range of selective, vocationally oriented courses. The University is ranked among the world's top 450 institutions (QS Rankings 2010), and rated 159th globally for Social Sciences.

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