Paris Dauphine University

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Paris Dauphine University
Université Paris-Dauphine
Université Paris-Dauphine (logo).svg
Type Grand établissement (EPSCP)
Established 1968
Affiliation PSL Paris Sciences et Lettres , Conférence des grandes écoles
Budget €85 million
President Laurent Batsch
Administrative staff
447
Students 10,000
Location Paris, France
Campus Urban
Website www.dauphine.fr

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 renown for its teaching in finance, economics, law, finance and mathematics and business strategy.[1] Dauphine is a selective university with the status of a 'major establishment' (Grand Etablissement): this unique legal status within the French higher education system allows Dauphine to make an entrance selection of its students.[2] On average, 90 to 95% of the accepted students received either high distinctions or the highest distinctions at their French High School National Exam results (Examen National du Baccalauréat).[3]

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

History[edit]

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, including New York University in the USA, the University of Toronto and McGill in Canada, UCL and LSE in the UK, the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, National Chengchi University in Taiwan, Bologna University in Italy and Humboldt-Universitat-zu Berlin in Germany.
  • 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).

Rankings[edit]

National rankings

  • 2015: 5th business school of France according to Eduniversal ranking[4]
  • 2010: 4th best alumni network according to the Challenges magazine-Who's Who ranking[5] (ENA, Polytechnique, HEC, Dauphine)
  • 2016: 1st best Master 2 in Finance according to Best-Masters.com [6]
  • 2016: 4th best Master 2 in Business law according to Best-Masters.com [7]
  • 2008: 6th business school in France (ESSEC, HEC, ESCP EUROPE, Sciences Po, EM LYON, Dauphine)

International rankings

  • 2014: 36th best university in the world for producing millionnaires[8]
  • 2013: 23rd best university in the world in "Mathematics" according to the Shanghai ranking[9]
  • 2012: 18th best university in the world in "Mathematics" according to the Shanghai ranking[10]
  • 2011: 18th best university in the world in "Mathematics" according to the Shanghai ranking[11]
  • 2010: 97th/1000 business school of the world according to eduniversal ranking[12]
  • 2008: 64th university in the world according to the Ecole Supérieure des Mines de Paris ranking

Alumni[edit]

Main campus of Paris-Dauphine University in Paris

Honorary degree[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

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