UPEC - University Paris-Est Créteil

UPEC - University Paris-Est Créteil

UPEC is one of the major multidisciplinary and vocational universities within the Paris area.With 19 sites and its main campus only 20 minutes from the heart of the French capital by subway, its serves a population of over 38,000 students.

Top reasons to study here

  • A public university, UPEC enjoys governmental and European support.
  • Partnerships with business organizations
  • In direct contact with its socioeconomic environment.

About

History

  • founded in 1970

Education

A major player in the dissemination of academic, scientific and technological culture, UPEC offers over 350 training programs in all disciplines, from technical degrees to doctorates (PhD), including a series of degree programs entirely taught in English. The university is home to 7 faculties, 8 schools and institutes, 33 research centers and an Observatory of Sciences of the Universe.

Research

Research at UPEC is undertaken across :

  • 23 cross-sector bodies,
  • 27 teams,
  • 2 internal teams for technology research,
  • and 2 federating research institutes

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University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
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2017
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2016
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Services

Housing services

  • Crous University Residences

It is the cheapest solution, but also the most sought after. Rooms are reserved in priority to scholarship students.

Private Student Residences 

They offer the advantages of being well equipped and of providing a number of services. A 9 to 12 months minimum stay is often a requirement. 

  • Apartment-Sharing 

Known in French as «colocation», this type of accommodation consists of sharing an apartment (or a house) with other people and thus split the rent and charges. Look for ads on specialized websites. 

  • Homestay 

People who offer rooms in their apartment or house are generally more flexible about the guarantees requested, but you will not be entitled to government housing assistance.

Library services

The central documentation service is constituted by 11 integrated libraries. It has books, periodicals and CD-ROMs, which can be consulted on the spot and/or loaned. You can consult databases. A thesis service is available as well as a library information office.

Student Life

Sports facilities

More than 30 sporting activities are available whether for recreational purposes, as a cross-curricular elective course or at the competition level. The choice is yours!

Student clubs

UPEC student organizations are an essential link between students, the administrative services and the university institutions through their existence and their action.

Student Reviews

UPEC and it's programmes
Provided by ESN rated 1 out of 5 stars

As a International Business student at the UPEC University, I will rate my overall study experience very satisfying. In fact, thanks to my University and its partners' programmes, I can travel around the world and continue to study at the same times. So, I can make some importants experiences and learn at the same time.

Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

The organistion of the course doesn't make any sense. There is no communication between student and administration

UPEC, a formative university
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The Université Paris Est Créteil is a very professionalizing university, in fact we have to do at least 2 internships during the 3 years of the university education. The organization of the university can still be improved; in fact it usually gives late informations and the communication is not always clear. My study experience at the University Paris Est was overall a...

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