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Sorbonne Université

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Established in 2018, the Sorbonne Université (Sorbonne University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Paris (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Ile-de-France. This institution also has a branch campus in Abu Dhabi. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (Ministry of Higher Education and Research of France), Sorbonne Université (SU) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational French higher education institution. Sorbonne Université (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 6-year-old French higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Sorbonne Université's Control Typepublic


Sorbonne Université's Entity Typenon-profit


Sorbonne Université' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Sorbonne Université's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Sorbonne University
Acronym SU
Founded 2018 Merger between Université Paris-Sorbonne (1971) and Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie (1971)
Colours Indigo and yellow
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address 21 rue de l’École de médecine
75006 Ile-de-France
Sorbonne Université's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Sorbonne Université Phone Number +33 (0)1 44 27 44 27
Sorbonne Université Fax Number +33
Other locations Abu Dhabi

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Sorbonne Université's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Sorbonne Université's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Sorbonne Université's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Sorbonne Université.

Sorbonne Université: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Sorbonne Université's admission information.

Sorbonne Université's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Sorbonne Université's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Sorbonne Université a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Sorbonne Université's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Sorbonne Université's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Sorbonne University has more than 8700 international students.

Sorbonne Université's Admission Office Admission Office

1 Rue Victor Cousin
Paris 75230
(0)1 40 46 25 42
(0)1 40 46 25 49

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Sorbonne Université.

Sorbonne Université's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Sorbonne Université has an enrollment range of 40,000-44,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Sorbonne Université's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 2,500-2,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Sorbonne Université's Control Type Control Type

Sorbonne Université is a public higher education institution.

Sorbonne Université's Entity Type Entity Type

Sorbonne Université is a non-profit higher education institution.

Sorbonne Université's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Sorbonne Université's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Sorbonne Université does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Sorbonne Université's main facilities:

Sorbonne Université's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Sorbonne Université's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Sorbonne Université's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Sorbonne Université's main services:

Sorbonne Université's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Sorbonne Université's Study Abroad Study Abroad

Not reported

Sorbonne Université's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Sorbonne Université's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Sorbonne Université's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Sorbonne Université's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Sorbonne Université is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Sorbonne Université's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Sorbonne Université's Facebook page Sorbonne Université's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Sorbonne Université's X (formerly Twitter) page Sorbonne Université's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Sorbonne Université's YouTube channel Sorbonne Université's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Sorbonne Université's Instagram page Sorbonne Université's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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