53 Best universities for Chemical Engineering in France

Below is the list of best universities in France ranked based on their research performance in Chemical Engineering. A graph of 542K citations received by 15.7K academic papers made by 53 universities in France 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.

1. Normal Superior School

For Chemical Engineering

#18 in Europe
#131 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

2. University of Montpellier

For Chemical Engineering

#29 in Europe
#169 in the World
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1289

3. Pierre and Marie Curie University

For Chemical Engineering

#41 in Europe
#217 in the World
Enrollment
35,037
Founded
1150

4. University of Bordeaux

For Chemical Engineering

#51 in Europe
#259 in the World
Enrollment
50,174
Founded
1441

5. Claude Bernard University Lyon 1

For Chemical Engineering

#80 in Europe
#362 in the World
Enrollment
38,456
Founded
1809

6. Paris-Sud University

For Chemical Engineering

#110 in Europe
#441 in the World
Enrollment
31,400
Founded
2014

7. University of Strasbourg

For Chemical Engineering

#111 in Europe
#444 in the World
Enrollment
50,822
Founded
1621

8. Paul Sabatier University - Toulouse III

For Chemical Engineering

#112 in Europe
#445 in the World
Enrollment
31,388
Founded
1960

9. National Graduate School of Engineering, Paris

For Chemical Engineering

#113 in Europe
#446 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1783

10. Polytechnic School

For Chemical Engineering

#120 in Europe
#465 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,316
Founded
1794

11. University of Poitiers

For Chemical Engineering

#127 in Europe
#485 in the World
Enrollment
25,078
Founded
1431

12. University of Nantes

For Chemical Engineering

#133 in Europe
#498 in the World
Enrollment
36,948
Founded
1460

13. Grenoble Alpes University

For Chemical Engineering

#154 in Europe
#542 in the World
Enrollment
55,000
Founded
1339

14. University of Lille

For Chemical Engineering

#163 in Europe
#558 in the World
Enrollment
72,200
Founded
2018

15. University of Burgundy

For Chemical Engineering

#166 in Europe
#566 in the World
Enrollment
34,169
Founded
1722

16. University of Lorraine

For Chemical Engineering

#173 in Europe
#592 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
58,320
Founded
2012

17. Upper Alsace University

For Chemical Engineering

#177 in Europe
#599 in the World
Enrollment
10,555
Founded
1975

18. University of Picardie Jules Verne

For Chemical Engineering

#195 in Europe
#648 in the World
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1970

19. University of Orleans

For Chemical Engineering

#205 in Europe
#671 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Enrollment
16,629
Founded
1962

20. University of Rouen Normandie

For Chemical Engineering

#209 in Europe
#683 in the World
Enrollment
27,899
Founded
1966

21. University of Aix-Marseilles

For Chemical Engineering

#211 in Europe
#691 in the World
Enrollment
78,000
Founded
2012

22. University of Franche-Comte

For Chemical Engineering

#213 in Europe
#700 in the World
Enrollment
28,994
Founded
1423

23. National Institute for Applied Sciences, Lyon

For Chemical Engineering

#219 in Europe
#722 in the World
Enrollment
5,383
Founded
1957

24. National Graduate School of Chemistry, Paris

For Chemical Engineering

#233 in Europe
#759 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1896

25. Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University

For Chemical Engineering

#241 in Europe
#807 in the World
Enrollment
13,820
Founded
1991

26. Central School of Lyon

For Chemical Engineering

#244 in Europe
#825 in the World
Enrollment
1,468
Founded
1857

27. Grenoble Institute of Technology

For Chemical Engineering

#247 in Europe
#834 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1900

28. Paris Diderot University

For Chemical Engineering

#261 in Europe
#883 in the World
Enrollment
25,889
Founded
1970

29. University of Limoges

For Chemical Engineering

#267 in Europe
#905 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1968

30. University of Technology of Compiegne

For Chemical Engineering

#269 in Europe
#923 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
4,400
Founded
1972

31. University of Caen Normandy

For Chemical Engineering

#276 in Europe
#936 in the World
Enrollment
27,465
Founded
1432

33. University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour

For Chemical Engineering

#282 in Europe
#965 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
13,523
Founded
1970

34. Normal Superior School of Lyon

For Chemical Engineering

#293 in Europe
#1001 in the World
Enrollment
2,469
Founded
1987

35. University of Angers

For Chemical Engineering

#306 in Europe
#1056 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
24,456
Founded
1971

36. University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis

For Chemical Engineering

#319 in Europe
#1113 in the World
Enrollment
28,333
Founded
1965

37. University of La Rochelle

For Chemical Engineering

#340 in Europe
#1238 in the World
Enrollment
8,691
Founded
1993

38. National Advanced School of Engineering

For Chemical Engineering

#346 in Europe
#1260 in the World
Enrollment
5,512
Founded
1780

40. University of Rheims Champagne-Ardenne

For Chemical Engineering

#354 in Europe
#1291 in the World
Enrollment
22,971
Founded
1548

41. University of Savoy Mont Blanc

For Chemical Engineering

#357 in Europe
#1303 in the World
Enrollment
15,399
Founded
1979

42. Cergy-Pontoise University

For Chemical Engineering

#373 in Europe
#1376 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
15,052
Founded
1991

43. Francois Rabelais University

For Chemical Engineering

#380 in Europe
#1417 in the World
Enrollment
25,843
Founded
1969

45. University of Southern Brittany

For Chemical Engineering

#393 in Europe
#1456 in the World
Enrollment
9,477
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1995

46. National Graduate School of Textile Engineering

For Chemical Engineering

#420 in Europe
#1578 in the World
Enrollment
350
Founded
1889

47. University of Clermont Auvergne

For Chemical Engineering

#431 in Europe
#1639 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1854

48. University of Toulon

For Chemical Engineering

#450 in Europe
#1724 in the World
Enrollment
9,439
Founded
1979

49. Polytechnic University of Hauts-de-France

For Chemical Engineering

#451 in Europe
#1734 in the World
Enrollment
11,361
Founded
1964

50. Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences

For Chemical Engineering

#462 in Europe
#1792 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,300
Founded
2007

51. University of Perpignan Via Domitia

For Chemical Engineering

#463 in Europe
#1794 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1970

52. Jean Monnet University

For Chemical Engineering

#470 in Europe
#1838 in the World
Enrollment
20,280
Founded
1970

53. Montpellier SupAgro

For Chemical Engineering

#477 in Europe
#1864 in the World
Founded
2007

The best cities to study Chemical Engineering in France based on the number of universities and their ranks are Paris, Montpellier, Bordeaux, and Villeurbanne.