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School of Sciences

The School of Sciences is known worldwide, with many different courses and research programs in nearly every fundamental scientific field.

Research laboratories work in collaboration with CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research), CEA (Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission), INSERM (National Institute for Health and Medical Research), INRA (National Institute for Agricultural Research), INRIA (National Institute in  Computer Science and Control), and the Curie Institute.

Teaching and research fields

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth, Environment and Space Sciences
  • History of Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics


Main International Programs:

> 11 Masters taught in English among which 1 Erasmus Mundus

> 3 double Master’s degrees with international institutions

> 1 Master’s degree in cooperation with USTH (University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, Vietnam)

> 1 foundation program of French as a Foreign Language and 1 foundation program in Science for non-scientific students.

Main Partner Universities:

International relations and agreements with many universities and research centres worldwide:

  • Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  • University of Ferrara, Italy
  • University of Genoa, Italy
  • Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
  • University of Porto, Portugal
  • Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  • University of Science and Technology of Hanoï, Vietnam
  • Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

How to apply

Undergraduate students:  European citizens should contact your local International Office.

Non-European students should apply via the Campus France website or a preliminary admission form (contact your local French embassy).

Master students should apply through the Paris-Sud website http://www.u-psud.fr/en/education/admissions.html.

Master students should apply through the Paris-Saclay website https://inception.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/ and  through the Campus France website www.campusfrance.org/fr/rubrique/etudier-en-france for non-european students.

Master-level students apply through the endorsement of competences procedure (VAA – Validation des Acquis Académiques).

Minimum language requirement: B2 level in French, except for programs taught in English


Head of international relations : Catherine Dreux
pri.sciences @ u-psud.fr

Virtual tour

Visit the Faculty of Science

Map and access to the Faculty of Sciences

The Faculty of Sciences is close to Paris-University head office (map and access).