Paris Dauphine University

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Paris Dauphine University
Université Paris-Dauphine
Université Paris-Dauphine (logo).svg
Established 1968
Type Grand établissement
Budget €85 million
President Laurent Batsch
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 a famous University in France with Panthéon-Assas University or Paris-Sorbonne University renowned for the quality of its teaching in economics, law, political science, mathematics and business strategy.[1][2][3] The attractiveness of Paris-dauphine is reflected by its selection (32% in 2013).[4]


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[7]
  • 2013: 23rd best university in the world in "Mathematics" according to the Shanghai ranking[8]
  • 2012: 18th best university in the world in "Mathematics" according to the Shanghai ranking[9]
  • 2011: 18th best university in the world in "Mathematics" according to the Shanghai ranking[10]
  • 2010: 97th/1000 business school of the world according to eduniversal ranking[11]
  • 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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