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Paris-Dauphine University

Paris-Dauphine University

Paris-Dauphine University is a national recognised education and research institution in the field of Organization and Decision sciences. This encompasses a broad, coherent range of disciplines: Management, law, Applied economics, sociology and political Science in the context of Organization Sciences; information technology and Mathematics applied to Decision sciences.

Dauphine combines the best of the French academic tradition with the best in business courses on offer from France’s leading specialized higher-education institutions, the grandes écoles. Dauphine has played a pioneer role in the current move to bring universities and grandes écoles closer together. Looking ahead, Dauphine is determined to maintain its head start and uphold its longstanding reputation for innovation. Dauphine university has gained EQUIS accreditation in 2009 and has joined a major multidisciplinary alliance known as “Paris Sciences et Lettres” (PSL) uniting Parisian institutions with a common commitment to culture, selective admissions and research. 

At Dauphine, bachelor and continuing education programs blend academic and professional excellence. They incorporate the most recent developments in research and constantly adapt to meet new market needs and developments in society. A high success rate for career orientation The University is actively involved in ensuring the successful transition of students into professional life.

The university is committed to obtaining international recognition for its research activities, both by heading international research networks through its research centers and by systematically internationalizing its new doctoral school. Internationally, the University is particularly recognized for the high standard of its publications in Mathematics. The percentage of faculty publishing is in fact close to 100%. It ranges between 42% and 64% in Economics, Law, Management and Social Sciences, and stands at 28% for languages. The 2010 Shanghai ranking of the world’s universities confirmed that Dauphine stands 34th worldwide in Mathematics, moving up one place over 2009.

According to a study in 2010 by the Europe-Education-Formation-France agency, in terms of student mobility Dauphine tops the list of Parisian universities and comes 11th in the Erasmus ranking of French universities. To encourage this mobility, the University has increased the English propositions of its bachelor courses available in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Simultaneously, the policy of inviting foreign guest professors is largely encouraged. Furthermore, to improve its international visibility the University has embarked on establishing partnership agreements with other universities and internationalizing its curriculum.

Looking ahead, Dauphine is determined to maintain its head start and uphold its longstanding reputation for innovation. To achieve this goal, Dauphine will continue to develop its two major assets. The first is the quality of its staff and their commitment to the institution’s fundamental mission. The second is its broadening international outlook and engagement with science and ideas, with business and social issues and with life in every country.