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Paris Descartes University (parisdescartes)

Times Higher Education 201 - 250
Shanghai 151 - 200
About University
Type Of University Public–Unspecified
Established Year 1971
Degree Offered Masters
Admission Session Not Available
University Description
Paris Descartes University, also known as Paris V, is a French public research university located in Paris. It is one of the inheritors of the University of Paris, which was split into multiple separate institutions in 1970. Paris Descartes is a member of the Sorbonne Paris Cité University group. Paris Descartes University offers training courses in all the important fields of knowledge. This multidisciplinarity allows PDU to offer competitive career-oriented courses and guarantees research excellence. It is the only university of the Ile-de-France region to offer medical, pharmaceutical studies. The University Paris Descartes is allocator of 25 hectares of buildings some of which are prestigious and classified as the Sorbonne or the seat of the university, at 12 rue de l'Ecole de Médecine in the 6th arrondissement, which formerly housed the Royal College of surgery.
Top 5 reasons why International students should consider this university
  • Master's Psychology program was ranked 1st in France 2017.
  • MIEM scholarships offers only for foreign students who wish to continue their studies at Paris Descartes University.
  • This university is the only in the Paris region together medicine, pharmacy and dentistry, its health division is recognized in Europe and throughout the world for the quality of its training and the excellence of its research.
  • Graduate students were employed within 6 months after completion of graduation.
  • Master's Medicine program was ranked 2nd in France 2017
Estimated Expenses(Per Year)
Meal Plan2,400 EUR

2 Lakhs
Transportation903 EUR

75.36 Thousands
Total3,303 EUR

2.75 Lakhs
Male Female Ratio 37 : 63
All Students 41,100
International Students 6,165
Acceptance Ratio

Not Available

Size of University Large
University Setting City
Major City Marne-la-vallee
Nearest Airports Paris(Paris Orly Airport) (16 Miles)
Geographic Region Not Available
University Address 12 Rue de l'École de Médecine, Paris, 75006
Location & Weather
Average Monthly Temperature
Celsius (°C)
Min °C Max °C
Fahrenheit (°F)
Min °F Max °F
2.78 7.22
37 45
2.78 8.33
37 47
5 12.22
41 54
7.22 15.56
45 60
10.56 19.44
51 67
13.89 22.78
57 73
15.56 25
60 77
15.56 25
60 77
12.78 21.11
55 70
9.44 16.11
49 61
5.56 11.11
42 52
3.33 7.78
38 46
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