Université Pierre et Marie Curie - UPMC • Paris, France
Pierre and Marie Curie University also known as UPMC or Paris IV is research university in Paris, France. It is one of the largest universities in France teaching science and medicine.
UPMC was established in 1971 and is member of the Sorbonne University Group and direct descendant of historic Sorbonne. University offers science and medical programs to its 34,000 students of which 20% are international. UPMC incorporates majority of science subjects such as mathematics, mechanics, chemistry, medicine and much more. University also promotes study abroad programs and offers different undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in partnership with universities across the world.
UPMC is based in Paris and has campuses and 8 locations in different regions of France. With over 10,000 staff members and 100 research laboratories UPMC is one of the largest scientific and medical establishments in France.
UPMC is often ranked as one of the best universities in France. Several rankings such as Shanghai world rankings and QS World University Rankings placed UPMC on leading positions among top universities in the world.
UPMC’s research laboratories are recognized internationally and has partnered with major research bodies such as CNRS, INSERM, IRD, IFREMER, CEA and the CNES. University is home of the most famous names of science and medicine including Nobel Laureates and Fields Medal Winners.