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Université (University)
Île-de-France
Paris
http://www.upmc.fr
http://www.upmc.fr/en/
http://www.upmc.fr/en/international.html
EUC Number (Charta): 27949
Erasmus Code: F PARIS006
Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6 is a French university, principal heir to the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Paris. UPMC is now the largest scientific and medical complex in France, active in all fields of research with scope and achievements at the highest level, as demonstrated by the many awards regularly won by UPMC researchers, and the many international partnerships it maintains across all five continents.

It has over 180 laboratories, most of them associated with the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS).

It is located on the Jussieu Campus in the Latin Quarter of the 5th arrondissement in Paris.

Some of its most notable institutes and laboratories include the Institut Henri Poincaré, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, Laboratoire d'informatique de Paris 6 (LIP6), Institut de mathématiques de Jussieu/Chevaleret (shared with University Paris Diderot) and the Laboratoire Kastler-Brossel (shared with Ecole Normale Supérieure).

The University's Faculty of Medicine includes the Pitié-Salpêtrière and Saint-Antoine hospitals.
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Network memberships

Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
Compostela Group of Universities (CGU)
European University Association (EUA)
European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN)
League of European Research Universities (LERU)
Network of Universities from Capitals of Europe (UNICA)

Rankings

ranked 119 by QS World University Rankings (2011)
ranked 118 by QS World University Rankings (2010)
ranked 140 by THE (2010)
ranked 117 by THE - QS World University Rankings (2009)
ranked 50 by Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (2009)
ranked 149 by THE - QS Top 200 World University Rankings (2008)
ranked 31 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Natural Sciences and Mathematics (2008)
ranked 42 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2008)
ranked 51-75 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Engineering / Technology and Computer Sciences (2008)
ranked 60 by Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities Top 500 (2008)
ranked 76-107 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Life and Agriulture Sciences (2008)
ranked 132 by Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) Ranking of World Universities (2007)
ranked 31 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Natural Sciences and Mathematics (2007)
ranked 77-106 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Engineering / Technology and Computer Sciences (2007)
ranked 77-106 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Life and Agriulture Sciences (2007)
ranked 45 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2006)
ranked 93 by Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) Ranking of World Universities (2006)
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