PSL Research University

Paris Sciences et Lettres (PSL) is a new research university, made of cooperative actions between the École normale supérieure, the Collège de France, ESPCI ParisTech, Chimie ParisTech, the Observatoire de Paris, the Université Paris-Dauphine and the Institut Curie. Conceived as an ambitious challenge, PSL is today an establshed reality with excellent prospects.

Master's Programmes



Graduated Programs: 

  • Arts
  • Astrophysics
  • Chemistry
  • Right
  • Economy
  • Finance
  • Computer science
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Mathematics and applications
  • Physical
  • Earth sciences and biodiversity
  • Religious sciences
  • Life sciences
  • Historical sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Cognitive sciences


Its 140 laboratories and 2,900 researchers conduct high-level disciplinary research, fundamental or applied, fueling strong interdisciplinarity.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Student Life

Campus life

The PSL campus is rich and diverse, like the students, researchers and artists who bring the different sites to life and who form an open community of very diverse social, cultural and geographic origins. 

A unique heritage in the heart of Paris, a wide range of sporting, cultural and festive activities provide the framework for a rich campus life throughout the academic year.

Sports facilities

More than 5,000 PSL students play sport with us… Discover all the disciplines offered, the schedule according to the dedicated places and don't forget that certain activities can allow you to obtain a Sport grade in your course if your establishment allows it. !

Student Reviews

PSL University- student's review
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I love the student- contact interaction on this university because students are really being appreciated, they can contact the professors with any kind of question in terms of the studied material or general career path. Also, there has been great help with internship research, phd and work place propositions. The lecturers are top experts in their respective fields with...

Amazing 😉
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is very good University with lot of facilities and chemical engineering branch is simply amazing that's why I choosed this university with all good ambition I want to full fill it further.

Multicultural and Energizing experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have had an incomparable experience studying abroad at the PSL Research University, I have learned a lot about renewable energy at many of the partner institutes, but the most important part has been the multicultural experience with all the students, having developed relationships with people from all the world. I think all things have worked well academically, but if I...

Paris, Île-de-France, France


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