International Rankings

Université Paris-Sud and Orsay Faculty of Sciences are regularly ranked in the top places worldwide for education and research. This excellence is confirmed by the last international rankings on higher education.


Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017

Université Paris-Sud is ranked 2nd best French university, 10th in Europe and 41st worldwide.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

2nd French university, 5th in Europe and 25th worldwide.

Chemistry: 3rd in France

Mathematics: 2nd European and French and 5th worldwide,

Physics: 1st European and French university and 12th worldwide.


QS World University Rankings 2018

3rd Frenchuniversity

 Paris is ranked 2nd best city to study in the world






Times Higher Education

 Young universities rankings (50 years and under) : 2nd in France and 19th worldwide.

 Mathematics: 2nd in France