Universités en Ile de France

Université Paris 1-Panthéon Sorbonne


University Information

Location: 5eme arrondissement, Paris 
Founded: 1971
Students: 42 000
Campus Type: Urban
Institution Type: Public University 
Website: www.univ-paris1.fr

About the University

Pantheon-Sorbonne University (French: Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), also known as Paris 1, is a public research university in Paris, France.  It was established in 1971 as one of the inheritors of the University of Paris (also called the Sorbonne).

The university is one of the most prestigious in Paris and is known for its high academic standards.  The university strives to uphold the highest standards of university education by demanding intense reflection and innovation from their students.

The campus is located just outside the famous Latin Quarter.  This neighborhood was the center of Parisian studies from the beginning of academia in Paris.

It is divided into the following departments and institutes:

  • Economics
  • Art History and Archaeology
  • Art
  • Sorbonne School of Management
  • Geography
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Law
  • Sorbonne Graduate Business School
  • Institute for the Study of Economic and Social Development (IEDES)
  • Paris Demography Institute (IDUP)
  • Institute for Research and Advanced Studies in Tourism (IREST)
  • Institute of Labour Studies (ISST)
  • Institute of Philosophy of Sciences and Techniques (IHPST)


Getting There

Panthéon Sorbonne is located centrally in the 5th arrondissement.  The university is conveniently located on public transportation lines:

  • Bus 84 and 89 Stop: Marie du Ve – Panthéon

Français Langue Etrangère

The Université Panthéon-Sorbonne does not offer French as a foreign language for students.  In order go to this University, students must have at least a B2 if not a C1 level of French.