Paris Dauphine University

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Paris Dauphine University
Université Paris-Dauphine
Université Paris-Dauphine (logo).svg
Type Grand établissement (EPSCP),
Grande école
Established 1968
Affiliation PSL Paris Sciences et Lettres , Conférence des grandes écoles
Budget €85 million
President Laurent Batsch
Administrative staff
Students 10,000
Location Paris, France
Campus Urban

Paris Dauphine University (French: Université Paris-Dauphine), often referred to as Paris Dauphine or Dauphine is a public research and higher education institution in Paris, France. Dauphine was founded as a faculty of economics and management in 1968 in the former NATO headquarters in Western Paris, in the XVIth arrondissement. It belongs to the Conférence des Grandes écoles.

Dauphine is known for the quality of its teaching in finance, economics, finance and mathematics and business strategy. She is often considered as an elite faculty by the reputation of its Masters and its academic requirements.

Dauphine is also a founding member of a multidisciplinary alliance in Paris, "Paris Sciences et Lettres" (PSL*).


Founded in 1968, Dauphine has been specialized in the organization and decision sciences: Management, Economics, Law, Political Science, Sociology, Applied Mathematics, Management Information Systems and Languages.

In 2009, Université Paris-Dauphine obtained the EQUIS accreditation (European Quality for Improvement System) awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development.

In 2011, Université Paris-Dauphine becomes officially recognized as one of the 16 partners and co-founders of Paris Sciences et Lettres.

Dauphine University in Paris, housed in the Palais de l'Otan, the former NATO headquarters designed by Jacques Carlu.

International relations[edit]

Dauphine’s international relations cover:

  • Paris Dauphine University is also present in Tunis through the Tunis-Dauphine Institute.
  • 180 agreements with more than 40 countries
  • 6 joint diplomas with two universities:
  • 24.9% international students enrolled in various programmes or diplomas in 2004/2005, including several students from Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia.

Some notable Professors of Dauphine such as Professor Pierre-Louis Lions (Fields Medal in 1994), Professor Witold Litwin (inventor of linear hashing and fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery in France).


National rankings

International rankings

  • 2014: 36th best university in the world for producing millionnaires[3]
  • 2013: 23rd best university in the world in "Mathematics" according to the Shanghai ranking[4]
  • 2012: 18th best university in the world in "Mathematics" according to the Shanghai ranking[5]
  • 2011: 18th best university in the world in "Mathematics" according to the Shanghai ranking[6]
  • 2010: 97th/1000 business school of the world according to eduniversal ranking[7]
  • 2008: 64th university in the world according to the Ecole Supérieure des Mines de Paris ranking
New campus of Paris-Dauphine in the La Défense business district, sharing facilities with the Léonard de Vinci University Center (PULV).


Main campus of Paris-Dauphine University in Paris

Honorary degree[edit]

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