24 Best universities for Astrophysics and Astronomy in France

Below is the list of best universities in France ranked based on their research performance in Astrophysics and Astronomy. A graph of 1.04M citations received by 17.8K academic papers made by 24 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Paris Diderot University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    25,889
    Founded
    1970
  2. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Paris-Sud University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    31,400
    Founded
    2014
  3. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Normal Superior School logo
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1794
  4. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Normal Superior School of Lyon logo
    Enrollment
    2,300
    Founded
    1987
  5. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis logo
    Enrollment
    28,333
    Founded
    1965
  6. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Pierre and Marie Curie University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    35,037
    Founded
    1150
  7. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Aix-Marseilles logo
    Enrollment
    63,948
    Founded
    2012
  8. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Grenoble Alpes University logo
    Enrollment
    60,000
    Founded
    1339
  9. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Strasbourg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    50,822
    Founded
    1621
  10. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Montpellier logo
    Enrollment
    49,000
    Founded
    1289
  11. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Bordeaux logo
    Enrollment
    50,174
    Founded
    1441
  12. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Paul Sabatier University - Toulouse III logo
    Enrollment
    31,388
    Founded
    1960
  13. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Polytechnic School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,316
    Founded
    1794
  14. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Savoy Mont Blanc logo
    Enrollment
    14,831
    Founded
    1979
  15. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Franche-Comte logo
    Enrollment
    28,283
    Founded
    1423
  16. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 logo
    Enrollment
    38,002
    Founded
    1809
  17. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Orleans logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    16,629
    Founded
    1962
  18. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Nantes logo
    Enrollment
    36,948
    Founded
    1460
  19. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Cergy-Pontoise University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    15,052
    Founded
    1991
  20. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Lille logo
    Enrollment
    72,200
    Founded
    2018
  21. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Sorbonne University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    55,600
    Founded
    2018
  22. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University logo
    Enrollment
    13,820
    Founded
    1991
  23. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    University of Picardie Jules Verne logo
    Enrollment
    26,721
    Founded
    1970
  24. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    TELECOM ParisTech logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1878

The best cities to study Astrophysics and Astronomy in France based on the number of universities and their ranks are Paris, Orsay, Lyon, and Nice.