Keys figures

The School plays a significant role in terms of the quality of its research, the education of normalien students and the performance of its industrial collaborations.

 

  • 1,700 students
  • 400 researchers and academics
  • 13 laboratories
  • 12 academic departments
  • 75% of normalien students undertake a PhD after their master's degree
  • 90% pass rate for the agrégation competitive examination
  • 300 PhD students
  • 200 foreign students (many of whom are funded by scholarships)
  • 60 industrial agreements
  • Among the top 10 in France for citations per faculty (source: QS World University Rankings 2016)
  • 3rd in France for staff-to-student ratio (source: Times Higher Education 2016)
  • 7th in France for income generated by research collaboration (source: Times Higher Education 2016)

Founding member of Université Paris-Saclay

  • 65,000 students
  • 45 master's programmes
  • 20 doctoral schools
  • 360 laboratories
  • 15% of French research