97 Best universities for Physics in France

Below is the list of best universities in France ranked based on their research performance in Physics. A graph of 6.9M citations received by 196K academic papers made by 97 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.

For Physics

#1 in France
#13 in Europe
#76 in the World
Enrollment
2,400
Founded
1794

For Physics

#2 in France
#34 in Europe
#146 in the World
Enrollment
31,400
Founded
2014

For Physics

#3 in France
#43 in Europe
#175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,316
Founded
1794

For Physics

#4 in France
#48 in Europe
#183 in the World
Enrollment
35,037
Founded
1150

For Physics

#5 in France
#71 in Europe
#229 in the World
Enrollment
50,174
Founded
1441

For Physics

#6 in France
#90 in Europe
#269 in the World
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1289

For Physics

#7 in France
#118 in Europe
#333 in the World
Enrollment
25,889
Founded
1970

For Physics

#8 in France
#136 in Europe
#386 in the World
Enrollment
78,000
Founded
2012

For Physics

#9 in France
#139 in Europe
#392 in the World
Enrollment
55,000
Founded
1339

For Physics

#10 in France
#143 in Europe
#401 in the World
Enrollment
50,822
Founded
1621

For Physics

#11 in France
#147 in Europe
#408 in the World
Enrollment
31,388
Founded
1960

For Physics

#12 in France
#158 in Europe
#445 in the World
Enrollment
38,456
Founded
1809

For Physics

#13 in France
#178 in Europe
#484 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1783

For Physics

#14 in France
#195 in Europe
#539 in the World
Enrollment
5,383
Founded
1957

For Physics

#15 in France
#198 in Europe
#553 in the World
Enrollment
36,948
Founded
1460

For Physics

#16 in France
#200 in Europe
#557 in the World
Enrollment
34,169
Founded
1722

For Physics

#17 in France
#205 in Europe
#569 in the World
Enrollment
2,469
Founded
1987

For Physics

#18 in France
#216 in Europe
#598 in the World
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1970

For Physics

#19 in France
#219 in Europe
#608 in the World
Enrollment
28,333
Founded
1965

For Physics

#20 in France
#226 in Europe
#632 in the World
Enrollment
25,078
Founded
1431

For Physics

#21 in France
#236 in Europe
#652 in the World
Enrollment
72,200
Founded
2018

For Physics

#22 in France
#247 in Europe
#681 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
58,320
Founded
2012

For Physics

#23 in France
#255 in Europe
#705 in the World
Enrollment
1,468
Founded
1857

For Physics

#24 in France
#264 in Europe
#731 in the World
Enrollment
28,994
Founded
1423

For Physics

#25 in France
#281 in Europe
#783 in the World
Enrollment
27,465
Founded
1432

For Physics

#26 in France
#290 in Europe
#820 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1968

For Physics

#27 in France
#295 in Europe
#830 in the World
Enrollment
5,512
Founded
1780

For Physics

#28 in France
#299 in Europe
#851 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1900

For Physics

#29 in France
#311 in Europe
#888 in the World
Enrollment
15,399
Founded
1979

For Physics

#30 in France
#313 in Europe
#892 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Enrollment
16,629
Founded
1962

For Physics

#31 in France
#316 in Europe
#897 in the World
Enrollment
27,899
Founded
1966

For Physics

#32 in France
#323 in Europe
#916 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
24,456
Founded
1971

For Physics

#33 in France
#327 in Europe
#944 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1896

For Physics

#34 in France
#332 in Europe
#959 in the World
Enrollment
25,843
Founded
1969

For Physics

#35 in France
#345 in Europe
#1009 in the World
Enrollment
10,555
Founded
1975

For Physics

#36 in France
#351 in Europe
#1026 in the World
Enrollment
1,700
Founded
1912

For Physics

#37 in France
#356 in Europe
#1044 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
4,400
Founded
1972

For Physics

#38 in France
#365 in Europe
#1077 in the World
Enrollment
22,971
Founded
1548

For Physics

#39 in France
#372 in Europe
#1121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
15,052
Founded
1991

For Physics

#40 in France
#379 in Europe
#1174 in the World
Enrollment
2,696
Male:Female
77:23
Founded
1994

For Physics

#41 in France
#396 in Europe
#1241 in the World
Enrollment
3,059
Founded
1999

For Physics

#43 in France
#410 in Europe
#1321 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
13,523
Founded
1970

For Physics

#44 in France
#423 in Europe
#1385 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,160
Founded
1816

For Physics

#45 in France
#431 in Europe
#1414 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1747

For Physics

#46 in France
#435 in Europe
#1426 in the World
Enrollment
4,300
Founded
1894

For Physics

#47 in France
#446 in Europe
#1470 in the World
Enrollment
11,361
Founded
1964

For Physics

#48 in France
#451 in Europe
#1482 in the World
Enrollment
9,477
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1995

For Physics

#49 in France
#454 in Europe
#1490 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1985

For Physics

#50 in France
#455 in Europe
#1496 in the World
Enrollment
13,820
Founded
1991

For Physics

#51 in France
#465 in Europe
#1532 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,302
Founded
2019

For Physics

#52 in France
#466 in Europe
#1534 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1961

For Physics

#53 in France
#467 in Europe
#1536 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1919

For Physics

#54 in France
#468 in Europe
#1537 in the World
Enrollment
8,691
Founded
1993

For Physics

#55 in France
#470 in Europe
#1550 in the World
Enrollment
20,280
Founded
1970

For Physics

#56 in France
#479 in Europe
#1594 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1970

For Physics

#59 in France
#517 in Europe
#1765 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1854

For Physics

#60 in France
#520 in Europe
#1778 in the World
Enrollment
9,439
Founded
1979

For Physics

#61 in France
#524 in Europe
#1801 in the World
Enrollment
19,986
Founded
1461

For Physics

#62 in France
#531 in Europe
#1842 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1878

For Physics

#63 in France
#532 in Europe
#1849 in the World
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1991

For Physics

#64 in France
#537 in Europe
#1869 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
8,097
Founded
1984

For Physics

#65 in France
#542 in Europe
#1882 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1872

For Physics

#66 in France
#559 in Europe
#2020 in the World
Enrollment
8,848
Founded
1991

For Physics

#67 in France
#560 in Europe
#2026 in the World
Enrollment
12,335
Founded
1991

For Physics

#68 in France
#566 in Europe
#2054 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
8,681
Founded
1968

For Physics

#69 in France
#568 in Europe
#2065 in the World
Enrollment
350
Founded
1889

For Physics

#70 in France
#573 in Europe
#2096 in the World
Enrollment
30,630
Founded
1970

For Physics

#71 in France
#581 in Europe
#2137 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
2017

For Physics

#72 in France
#596 in Europe
#2190 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Physics

#74 in France
#624 in Europe
#2382 in the World
Enrollment
6,768
Founded
1984

For Physics

#75 in France
#634 in Europe
#2420 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,300
Founded
2007

For Physics

#76 in France
#683 in Europe
#2642 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1969

For Physics

#77 in France
#685 in Europe
#2645 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,534
Founded
1963

For Physics

#78 in France
#687 in Europe
#2664 in the World
Enrollment
55,600
Founded
2018

For Physics

#79 in France
#698 in Europe
#2722 in the World
Founded
1952

For Physics

#80 in France
#707 in Europe
#2760 in the World
Founded
2007

For Physics

#83 in France
#729 in Europe
#2854 in the World
Enrollment
897
Founded
1970

For Physics

#84 in France
#742 in Europe
#2951 in the World
Enrollment
2,073
Founded
1966

For Physics

#85 in France
#762 in Europe
#3107 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1890

For Physics

#86 in France
#773 in Europe
#3155 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1976

For Physics

#87 in France
#784 in Europe
#3204 in the World
Enrollment
31,001
Founded
1964

For Physics

#88 in France
#785 in Europe
#3208 in the World
Enrollment
26,276
Founded
1970

For Physics

#89 in France
#793 in Europe
#3230 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1961

For Physics

#90 in France
#794 in Europe
#3232 in the World
Enrollment
1,700
Founded
2007

For Physics

#91 in France
#798 in Europe
#3256 in the World
Enrollment
3,400
Founded
1920

For Physics

#92 in France
#813 in Europe
#3306 in the World
Enrollment
9,991
Founded
1850

For Physics

#93 in France
#834 in Europe
#3397 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,083
Founded
1963

For Physics

#94 in France
#883 in Europe
#3623 in the World
Enrollment
2,000
Founded
2008

For Physics

#95 in France
#910 in Europe
#3768 in the World
Enrollment
2,100
Founded
1904

For Physics

#96 in France
#943 in Europe
#3943 in the World
Enrollment
3,000
Founded
1949

For Physics

#97 in France
#951 in Europe
#3983 in the World
Enrollment
4,627
Founded
2007

The best cities to study Physics in France based on the number of universities and their ranks are Paris, Orsay, Palaiseau, and Bordeaux.