The University Paris-Sud (UPSud) is recognized for the exceptional quality of its research. It is rated amongst the top French universities in the Shanghai ranking, and has accumulated numerous prestigious awards and honors such as 2 Nobel Prizes in physics and 4 Fields Medals. As a multi-disciplinary institution UPSud is made up of five faculties, three institutes of technology and one school of engineering. 30,000 students are studying at UPSud, including 4800 international students. Founding member of Paris-Saclay University (UPSay), UPSud is boosting research and education activities by cooperating with 19 major higher education institutions located south to Paris.
Paris-Sud is the coordinating institution of the master SERP+.
It gathers 4 leading European research universities:
- Paris-Sud University, France (coordinating institution)
- Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
- University of Genoa, Italy
- University of Porto, Portugal
Università degli Studi di Genova The University of Genoa (UNIGE) is organised in 5 Schools (Mathematic-Physical and Natural Sciences, Medical Sciences and Pharmacy, Social Sciences, Humanistic Sciences, and Polytechnic), 22 Departments, and 14 interdisciplinary Centres. UNIGE offers 178 University Courses attended by some 40.000 students. It hosts 14 Doctoral Schools. Thanks to several partnerships all over the world, the University currently hosts more than 3000 foreign students.
The Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (AMU) is the main academic institution in Poznan and the third largest university in Poland. Its student population is nearly 49 000 students. The University is a center of academic excellence, where research and teaching are mutually sustaining. The University continuously extends and updates research programs and contents of study curricula, with special emphasis on their interdisciplinary and international nature. AMU is a member of: EUA - European University Association, EUCEN - European University Continuing Education Network, The Compostela Group of Universities, The Santander Group - European University Network, European Chemistry Thematic Network and other European Research Networks.
Universidade Do Porto The University of Porto (UPORTO) is one of the largest higher education and research institutions in Portugal with around 32,500 students, 2,300 academics and researchers. It is one of the top Portuguese university best positioned in national and international rankings: Times Higher Education 2019 (401-500); ARWU 2018 (301-400); QS 2019 (328). It has 14 Faculties, 1 Business School and 60 Research Units. UPORTO is also the leading producer of science in Portugal, responsible for 24% of the scientific articles produced in the country.