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Panthéon-Sorbonne University

3.9 out of 5 (40 ratings / 38 reviews) Paris, France
With eight centuries of excellence, the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne is one of the largest French universities. It aims to become one of the major centers of research and knowledge in 21st century Europe.



Located in the heart of the Latin Quarter and its excitement, heir to the glorious past of the college founded by Robert de Sorbon in the thirteenth century, turned to international and innovation since its inception in 1970, the University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne ambitionne to constitute one of the world's centers of knowledge in the human and social sciences.


Pantheon-Sorbonne University or Paris 1 is a university in Paris, France. With eight hundred years of excellence to build on, the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, a descendant of the Sorbonne and the Faculty of Law and Economics of Paris, is one of the largest universities in France today. Some forty thousand students are enrolled in 14 teaching and research departments (Unités de Formation et de Recherche) and 5 Institutes, which offer top level degree courses in law, political science, economics, management and the humanities.


The research policy of the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne is supported by a network of scientific units, veritable incubators of performance and innovation. It is thus part of the continuity of the tradition of excellence, inherited from its prestigious history, as well as the permanent renewal of themes and methodologies. Teachers and teacher-researchers are divided into 36 research teams, 23 of which are jointly supervised by the CNRS and / or the IRD.

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Housing services

In Aubervilliers as in Paris, the Campus Condorcet is built at the same time as the city. The project: to equip the humanities and social sciences with a new research and research training infrastructure, including all the facilities necessary for student success and the success of researchers ... The Condorcet Campus brings together eleven members, including the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, united for a long time by close scientific and pedagogical relations.

Library services

Collections, books, manuscripts and photographs made available to the greatest number in just a few clicks. The Interuniversity Library of the Sorbonne (BIS) is open to Internet users, thanks to "NuBIS", its digital library. Readers will find, in free and open access, more than 40,000 images from the digitization of nearly a thousand documentary units, preserved in the heritage funds of BIS.

Student Life

Campus life

The university is located in the heart of the Latin quarter, in the largest campus in the world, and occupies part of the Sorbonne and other prestigious French university buildings. It aims to be a major pole of research and learning in Europe in the 21st century. In 2011, it was ranked among the Top 100 Universities by Reputation in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It is registered as University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in French) at the Rectorate of Paris.

Sports facilities

To integrate Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne is to become a member of a university community of more than 42 000 students and to have the possibility to multiply activities and projects. Because if the university is primarily a place of study and work, your schedule can allow you to take part in the dynamism of thousands of students in search of culture, community life and sport.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Very high education level, amazing professors, accessible and easy learning plateform

Amazing opportunity despite the COVID impact
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Good quality program! It’s a Master’s programme affiliated with the CFA so basically we had the same modules taught by both experts in the field and academic professors. Unfortunately it was affected by the COVID situation so we didn’t do much activities together and neither could we have our 1 week seminar in London! I am happy to have followed this course and very...

Semen Kravchuk rated 5 out of 5 stars

Sorbonne it is one of the most famous University in Europe. It was created in 1896 (University of Paris in the past). It has more than 44,000 students. Impresses with its history, alumni, halls of the campus in the latin quarter and high level of education.


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