Universit Paris-Saclay : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
university logo

Universit Paris-Saclay

Location Main Campus, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Ranking

# 69QS World University Rankings

PGicon

66Undergraduate programs

PGicon

166Postgraduate programs

International

7028International students

About Universit Paris-Saclay

Paris-Saclay University , created on January 1st, 2020, brings together in anew university the academic components of former Université Paris-Sud, four"grandes écoles" (CentraleSupélec, AgroParisTech, ENS Paris-Saclayand IOGS), and a research institute (IHES). Two universities, the University ofVersailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines and the University of Evry-Val d'Essonne,are associated with the project as part of a plan to merge with theParis-Saclay University by 2025, and six national research organizations (CNRS,CEA, INRAE, INRIA, INSERM, ONERA) join in within a strengthened partnership.

CentraleSupélec (CS) is aFrench institute of research and higher education in engineering and science.It was established on 1 January 2015 as a result of a strategic merger betweentwo leading grandes écoles in France, Ecole Centrale Paris and Supélec to formone of the most prestigious and selective grandes écoles. It is a key foundingmember of the University of Paris-Saclay, the T.I.M.E. (Top Industrial Managersfor Europe) network and also the CESAER association of European engineeringschools. The institution delivers the CS engineering degree, masters and PhDs.

AgroParisTech is a higher education and researchinstitute (“Grande Ecole”) aiming at addressing some of the main globalchallenges of the 21st century : feeding a growing population while sustainablymanaging territories, preserving natural resources, supporting innovation andintegrating the bioeconomy.

The Ecole normale supérieure Paris-Saclay , a prestigious public institution of highereducation and research founded in 1912, is one of the major French GrandesÉcoles, which are considered the pinnacle of French higher education. With itsmultidisciplinary departments and their associated research laboratories, theENS Paris-Saclay provides its students with a high-level cultural andscientific training. The four years of study at the ENS Paris-Saclay areorganised in agreement with classic European university curricula (BA/BSc andMaster's degrees) along with complementary training and some specific courses.

The Institut d’Optique aims to bring together in one single institution all activities relatedto photonics: research, higher education and training, innovation, businesscreation, consulting and technology transfer. It is the first Western traininginstitution at this level in physical sciences for optics and photonics.Graduates become engineers, researchers or managers in many fields. The technologiesthey develop are at the heart of major technological revolutions and impactmany areas of our society: aeronautics and space, energy and sustainabledevelopment, optical and digital technologies of information (signals, data andimages), defense and security, transport, telecommunications, biosciences andhealth...

 

Located south ofParis, on a vast territory (from Paris to Orsay, via Evry and Versailles),Paris-Saclay University benefits from a strategic geographical andsocio-economic position enhanced by its international visibility. Cutting-edge,with a predominantly scientific focus but also recognised for its training inhuman and social sciences, Université Paris-Saclay operates on a classified andprotected natural site, close to Paris, and at the heart of a dynamicecosystem.



About Universit Paris-Saclay

Paris-Saclay University , created on January 1st, 2020, brings together in anew university the academic components of former Université Paris-Sud, four"grandes écoles" (CentraleSupélec, AgroParisTech, ENS Paris-Saclayand IOGS), and a research institute (IHES). Two universities, the University ofVersailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines and the University of Evry-Val d'Essonne,are associated with the project as part of a plan to merge with theParis-Saclay University by 2025, and six national research organizations (CNRS,CEA, INRAE, INRIA, INSERM, ONERA) join in within a strengthened partnership.

CentraleSupélec (CS) is aFrench institute of research and higher education in engineering and science.It was established on 1 January 2015 as a result of a strategic merger betweentwo leading grandes écoles in France, Ecole Centrale Paris and Supélec to formone of the most prestigious and selective grandes écoles. It is a key foundingmember of the University of Paris-Saclay, the T.I.M.E. (Top Industrial Managersfor Europe) network and also the CESAER association of European engineeringschools. The institution delivers the CS engineering degree, masters and PhDs.

AgroParisTech is a higher education and researchinstitute (“Grande Ecole”) aiming at addressing some of the main globalchallenges of the 21st century : feeding a growing population while sustainablymanaging territories, preserving natural resources, supporting innovation andintegrating the bioeconomy.

The Ecole normale supérieure Paris-Saclay , a prestigious public institution of highereducation and research founded in 1912, is one of the major French GrandesÉcoles, which are considered the pinnacle of French higher education. With itsmultidisciplinary departments and their associated research laboratories, theENS Paris-Saclay provides its students with a high-level cultural andscientific training. The four years of study at the ENS Paris-Saclay areorganised in agreement with classic European university curricula (BA/BSc andMaster's degrees) along with complementary training and some specific courses.

The Institut d’Optique aims to bring together in one single institution all activities relatedto photonics: research, higher education and training, innovation, businesscreation, consulting and technology transfer. It is the first Western traininginstitution at this level in physical sciences for optics and photonics.Graduates become engineers, researchers or managers in many fields. The technologiesthey develop are at the heart of major technological revolutions and impactmany areas of our society: aeronautics and space, energy and sustainabledevelopment, optical and digital technologies of information (signals, data andimages), defense and security, transport, telecommunications, biosciences andhealth...

 

Located south ofParis, on a vast territory (from Paris to Orsay, via Evry and Versailles),Paris-Saclay University benefits from a strategic geographical andsocio-economic position enhanced by its international visibility. Cutting-edge,with a predominantly scientific focus but also recognised for its training inhuman and social sciences, Université Paris-Saclay operates on a classified andprotected natural site, close to Paris, and at the heart of a dynamicecosystem.



University information

Université Paris-Saclay offers several facilities to welcome its foreign students through the international welcome desk.

Through the GATE Welcome Desk for International Talents (Guichet d’Accueil des Talents Étrangers) you can carry out, in a single location, all the necessary administrative procedures for your move and stay in France.

Discover also the Buddy Programme. It is a free mentoring programme for international students who have recently arrived in France for their studies. Thanks to the programme, each international student is matched with a local student, who can support him/her in his/her administrative procedures, show him/her around,  share local tips for students and have him/her discover the French way of living.

You could find all the accommodations offered here

Total students

29,592

UG students

26%

PG students

74%

International students

7,028

UG students

11%

PG students

89%

Total faculty staff

7,368

Domestic staff

81%

Int'l staff

19%

Student life

Campus life is very developed. There are several sports fields, cafeterias, student associations, many librairies. You will find everything you need on campus.

Université Paris-Saclay offers a wide range of cultural activities and sports to its students: theatre, dance, music, writing, photography... Nearly 40 activities are accessible, most of the time free of charge, to students throughout the academic year.

Also, you could find  over 80 different sports activities on offer and various student sports clubs at Université Paris-Saclay. The sports activities you choose can form part of your course or you can simply choose to do sport in your free time. Various tournaments, competitions, courses, outings and trips away are also organized throughout the year.

So come and try different sports, meet other students and make new friends who share the same passions as you here !

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

Tuition Fee/year

6,200 EUR

Tuition Fee (Out of State)

-

International Students

Tuition Fee/year

6,200 EUR

Other Expenses

-

One of the first things everyone considers when getting a master's degree is the cost of the program. While cost is something that should be considered, you should always be aware of the options available to you when fundingyour degree. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to know about global scholarships and how to apply for them.

In this guide you will find:
opportunities

Where to find scholarship opportunities

how_to

How to apply scholarships

list

List of available scholarships around the world

checklist

A scholarship checklist

banner
download_icon Download Scholarship Guide

Rankings & ratings

Universit Paris-Saclay is one of the top public universities in Gif-sur-Yvette,, France. It is ranked #69 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #=218
  • 2014
    #=189
  • 2015
    #209
  • 2016
    #=241
  • 2017
    #=241
  • 2018
    #242
  • 2019
    #=239
  • 2020
    #262
  • 2021
    #305
  • 2022
    #=86
  • 2023
    #69

Ranking criteria

68.1
Overall
57.2
Academic Reputation
99.2
Employer Reputation
99.7
Faculty Student Ratio
49.5
Citations per Faculty
43.7
International Faculty Ratio
59.1
International Students Ratio
97.1
International Research Network
7.8
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

Université Paris-Saclay offers students prestigious training courses allowing them to access a job and develop their knowledge in various scientific and economic sectors, both in academic laboratories and in the socio-economic world or specific professional sectors ( education, legal careers, health professions, services, etc.).


By choosing a Honours bachelor's degree from the Université Paris-Saclay, you dive into an environment of academic and private research laboratories, start-ups and international partnerships, a melting pot of opportunities unique in France that opens the doors to the best master's level courses in France or in the world. 


The Honours bachelor's degrees require strong working and concentration skills, a taste for abstraction, good synthesis skills and good written and oral expression. A wide variety of situations are offered: immersion in laboratories, internships in companies or in the academic world, scientific tournaments, international mobility, intercultural openness...


Technical Sales
::type_cta_button:: View Details

Université Paris-Saclay provides a master's level education program backed by research of the highest international level, benefiting from the pooling together of the resources and attractiveness of partners, and targeting a diverse student population, willing to reach the highest degree of knowledge to help them access the jobs of the future.

Université Paris-Saclay is organized in 18 Graduate Schools and thematic institutes that bring together research and courses for masters and PHDs :

  • Biosphera - Biodiversity, Agriculture and Food, Society, Environment
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics & Management
  • Education
  • Engineering and Systems Sciences
  • Geosciences, Climate, Environment, Planets
  • Health and Drug Sciences
  • Humanities - Heritage Science
  • Institute for the Sciences of Light
  • Law
  • Life Sciences and Health
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Public Health
  • Research and Higher
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Sport, movement and human factors



Energy Economics
::type_cta_button:: View Details
Health Nutrition
::type_cta_button:: View Details
Plant Sciences
::type_cta_button:: View Details
Complex Systems
::type_cta_button:: View Details
Nanosciences
::type_cta_button:: View Details

Videos & Media

Videos & Media

Campus locations

Latest Tweets

English language test
IELTS
IELTS

Are you planning to take an English language test? Sign up for free IELTS webinars and prep material

Sign up today