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École Normale Supérieure, Paris (ENS Paris)

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The École normale supérieure (ENS) is an elite higher education institution (graduate school) for advanced undergraduate and graduate studies, and a prestigious French research center. It encompasses fourteen teaching and research departments, spanning the main humanities, sciences and disciplines. Unique among France’s grandes écoles for its training in the humanities and sciences, the ENS prepares its students for their role as future leaders in every imaginable professional field: in research, media, public service and private industry.

Country France
School name École Normale Supérieure, Paris (ENS Paris)
City Paris
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Biology
Chemistry
Cognitives Sciences
Computer Science
Theorical and Applied Mathematiques
Physics
Geosciences
History
Art History and Theory
Geography
Literature et Languages
Philosophy
Classics
Social Sciences
Faculty
(Graduate)
Humanities and Social Sciences
Arts, Literature and Languages
Law, Economy, Management
Sciences, Technology, Health
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class French, English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1794
The number of students (Undergraduate) 600
The number of students (Graduate) 2,100
Test required for admission Entrance exams for Human sciences (concours) Interviews International round of selection (30 scholarships each year) Bilateral academic exchange Erasmus program They also have the possibility to co-prepare their thesis in the ENS
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students 300
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 71
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 28
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 65
Address 45, rue d’Ulm / 29 rue d’Ulm F-75230 Paris cedex 05
Link to official website http://www.ens.fr/?lang=en
Link to contact website http://www.ens.fr/a-propos/l-ecole/article/contacts-et-plans?lang=fr