University of Paris 8 Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#2636 of 14,131 In the World
#790 of 2,785 In Europe
#95 of 224 In France
#33 of 65 In Ile-de-France

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
65%
Enrollment
22,023
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
French

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate65%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or equivalent, or special entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - February; February-June)
Enrollment22,023
Full time employee1,081
Student:staff ratio20:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
331
Citations
4,815

University of Paris 8 majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
84 / 821
Computer Science
63 / 1,829
Art & Design
42 / 241
Mathematics
34 / 337
Blockchain and Cryptography
30 / 221
Philosophy
21 / 34
History
20 / 14
Sociology
18 / 269
Psychology
16 / 471
Literature
15 / 134
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
15 / 783
Engineering
12 / 122
Business
10 / 45
Linguistics
10 / 469
Computational Linguistics
10 / 1,349
Creative Writing
9 / 146
Political Science
9 / 9
Economics
9 / 212
Medicine
8 / 25
Aesthetics
7 / 23
Cognitive Science
7 / 256
Performing arts
6 / 22
Multimedia
6 / 26
Media Studies
6 / 109
Gender Studies
5 / 134
Fashion Design
5 / 0
Environmental Science
5 / 116
Art History
5 / 0
Political Economy
4 / 22
Data Science
3 / 12
Development Studies
3 / 104
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
3 / 0
Classics and Ancient History
3 / 1
Demography
3 / 6
Geography and Cartography
3 / 8
Game Design and Development
3 / 23
Public Policy / Administration
3 / 12
Family medicine
3 / 15
Human-Computer Interaction
3 / 23
Education Majors
3 / 1

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 8
1992 1 1
1993 3 8
1994 6 9
1995 0 8
1996 3 9
1997 4 6
1998 7 11
1999 2 5
2000 4 12
2001 0 17
2002 10 48
2003 4 38
2004 7 68
2005 9 91
2006 4 74
2007 15 96
2008 10 162
2009 8 185
2010 14 167
2011 13 231
2012 16 246
2013 12 232
2014 17 309
2015 28 328
2016 36 395
2017 23 371
2018 21 487
2019 28 527
2020 31 599
2021 28 629

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Diplôme universitaire de Technologie Administration, Technology
Licence Administration, Arabic, Computer Science, Dance, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, European Studies, Film, Fine Arts, Geography, History, Information Sciences, Law, Mathematics, Musicology, Philosophy, Photography, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre
Licence professionnelle Business and Commerce, Human Resources, Journalism, Mathematics and Computer Science, Multimedia, Retailing and Wholesaling, Social Work, Technology, Transport Management
Master Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Archiving, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Cinema and Television, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Arts, Comparative Law, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Dance, Economics, Education, English, European Studies, Fine Arts, Fiscal Law, Foreign Languages Education, Gender Studies, Geography, Hebrew, History, Humanities and Social Science Education, Information Sciences, International Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics and Computer Science, Media Studies, Mediterranean Studies, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Music, Music Education, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Science Education, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish
Doctorat Aesthetics, Anthropology, Arabic, Architecture and Planning, Cinema and Television, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Contemporary History, Criminal Law, Dance, Documentation Techniques, Economics, Educational Sciences, European Studies, Fine Arts, French Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Geography (Human), Germanic Languages, Hebrew, Hispanic American Studies, History, Industrial Chemistry, Information Sciences, Italian, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Music, North African Studies, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Photography, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Private Law, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Public Law, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Urban Studies, Women's Studies

University of Paris 8 alumni

  1. Gaspard Ulliel

    Gaspard Ulliel
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1984-2022 (aged 38)
    Occupations
    actormodel
    Biography

    Gaspard Thomas Ulliel was a French actor. He was known for having portrayed the young Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal Rising (2007), fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent in the biopic Saint Laurent (2014), and for being the face of Chanel men's fragrance Bleu de Chanel for twelve years. He also voiced Jack Frost in the French version of Rise of the Guardians (2012), and portrayed Anton Mogart in the Disney+ miniseries Moon Knight (2022).

  2. Slavoj Žižek

    Slavoj Žižek
    Born in
    Slovenia Flag Slovenia
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Enrolled in the University of Paris 8
    In 1986 graduated with Doctorate in France in philosophy
    Occupations
    theologianpoliticiancultural criticessayistsociologist
    Biography

    Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher, cultural critic, psychoanalytic researcher at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Arts, and international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities of the University of London. He is also Global Eminent Scholar at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, and a Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University. He works in subjects including continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, critique of political economy, political theory, cultural studies, art criticism, film criticism, Marxism, Hegelianism, and theology.

  3. Julia Kristeva

    Julia Kristeva
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Enrolled in the University of Paris 8
    In 1973 graduated with Doctorate in France
    Occupations
    writerpsychoanalystphilosopherliterary criticsociologist
    Biography

    Julia Kristeva is a Bulgarian-French philosopher, literary critic, semiotician, psychoanalyst, feminist, and, most recently, novelist, who has lived in France since the mid-1960s. She is now a professor emerita at the University Paris Diderot. The author of more than 30 books, including Powers of Horror, Tales of Love, Black Sun: Depression and Melancholia, Proust and the Sense of Time, and the trilogy Female Genius, she has been awarded Commander of the Legion of Honor, Commander of the Order of Merit, the Holberg International Memorial Prize, the Hannah Arendt Prize, and the Vision 97 Foundation Prize, awarded by the Havel Foundation.

  4. Clémentine Autain

    Clémentine Autain
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    writerpoliticianjournalist
    Biography

    Clémentine Autain is a French politician, journalist, and feminist. She is co-editor of the monthly publication Regards with Roger Martelli and is co-secretary of the Fondation Copernic, a "circle of reflection" critical of liberalism.

General info

Alternative names UP8
Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis
Founded 1968
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
Motto Université Monde
World University
Affiliations and memberships Université Paris Lumières
European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address 2 Rue de la Liberté
Saint-Denis, Ile-de-France, 93526
France
City population 113,000
Phone +33 (0)1 49 40 67 89
Fax +33 (0)1 48 21 04 46

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