13 Best Art & Design schools in Paris

Below is the list of best universities in Paris ranked based on their research performance in Art & Design. A graph of 57.8K citations received by 3.79K academic papers made by 13 universities in Paris was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

1. Normal Superior School

For Art & Design

#1 in France
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

2. Pierre and Marie Curie University

For Art & Design

#5 in France
Enrollment
35,037
Founded
1150

3. TELECOM ParisTech

For Art & Design

#6 in France
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1878

4. Paris Descartes University

For Art & Design

#12 in France
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,302
Founded
2019

5. Paris Diderot University

For Art & Design

#15 in France
Enrollment
25,889
Founded
1970

6. National Graduate School of Engineering, Paris

For Art & Design

#19 in France
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1783

7. New Sorbonne University - Paris III

For Art & Design

#23 in France
Enrollment
16,265
Founded
1971

8. Sorbonne University

For Art & Design

#24 in France
Enrollment
55,600
Founded
2018

9. National Advanced School of Engineering

For Art & Design

#26 in France
Enrollment
5,512
Founded
1780

10. School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences

For Art & Design

#31 in France
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1947

11. Paris Dauphine University

For Art & Design

#43 in France
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
8,681
Founded
1968

12. American University of Paris

For Art & Design

#53 in France
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1962

13. Paris Institute of Political Studies

For Art & Design

#57 in France
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1872

Universities for Art & Design near Paris

Distance, km
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University
Country rank
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City
19 Polytechnic School 13
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Palaiseau
22 Paris-Sud University 4
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Orsay
69 University of Technology of Compiegne 20
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Compiegne
204 University of Lille 8
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Lille
259 Catholic University of Louvain 4
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Louvain-la-Neuve
262 Free University of Brussels 7
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Brussels
263 Ghent University 2
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Ghent
263 Free University of Brussels - VUB 6
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Brussels
265 University of Burgundy 17
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Dijon
281 Catholic University of Leuven 1
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Leuven