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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.