Université Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC) was founded in 1970 and is one of the major multidisciplinary and professional universities in the same district of Paris. The main campus is located just 20 minutes from the metro from the center of the French capital. There are currently over 38,000 students.
With a diverse community of over 130 nationalities, UPEC invests heavily in encouraging international exchanges and increasing the mobility of students, staff, and faculty. Each year, the university welcomes over 3,700 international students and about 50 foreign visiting lecturers and researchers. International students can take advantage of special services such as adapted French courses, easy access to health care, as well as support in administrative procedures and in finding housing or employment.
A major player in the dissemination of academic, scientific and technological culture, UPEC offers over 350 training programs in all disciplines, from technical degrees to doctorates (PhD), including a series of degree programs entirely taught in English. The university is home to 7 faculties, 8 schools and institutes, 33 research centers and an Observatory of Sciences of the Universe.
University ranking – UPEC is a top 90 university in France. The university annually enters the top 5% of various universities on the planet.