STRUCTURATION OF RESEARCH

Aix-Marseille University ranks among the 8 sites of excellence in France. Its strength stems from a well-structured and pluridisciplinary research potential.

Aix-Marseille University is the first Euro-Meditarrenan university and in 2015 it accessed the top 100 most innovating universities (Thomson-Reuters' world’s top 100 innovative universities); it also ranks among the first 150 world universitie in the Shanghai 2015 ARWU lague table.

AMU's research potential

Today, Aix-Marseille University has 130 research structures :

- 13 federative structures

- 117 research units, hosting teams and joint research units jointly supervised with major research institutions such as CNRS, INSERM, IRD, INRA,  CEA, FSSTAR.

AMU's 117 research units

AMU's research units belong to five large educational and research sectors.

Scientific production

Publications of Aix-Marseille University

Ranking

Subjects

World rankings

ESSENTIAL SCIENCE INDICATOR

ESI regroups number of papers and data from 11,855 indexed journals indexed in Web of Science of Thomson Reuters over 10 years.

Microbiology

42

Space science

62

Mathematics

77

Immunology

87

ACADEMIC RANKING OF WORLD

UNIVERSITIES (ARWU)

Shanghai University's world ranking of universities

SCI - NATURAL SCIENCES & MATHEMATICS

97

 

Mathematics

25

Physics

136

ENG - ENGINEERING/TECHNOLOGY & COMPUTER SCIENCES

189

LIFE - LIFE & AGRICULTURE SCIENCES

109

MED - CLINICAL MEDICINE & PHARMACY

162

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF TAIWAN (NTU) RANKING

World ranking of universities by number of scientific publications by University of Taiwan.

CLINICAL MEDICINE

225

LIFE SCIENCES

100

Pharmacology & Toxicology

256

NATURAL SCIENCES

81

Mathematics

90

ENGINEERING / Mechanical Engineering

136

 

Aix-Marseille University's position in major world rankings

Aix-Marseille University ranks among the Top 100 in 4 major subjects in numbers of citations.

Doctorate degrees at Aix-Marseille University

Aix-Marseille University has 12 doctoral schools federated by a Doctoral College and more than 3,500 doctoral students working on doctoral theses in 117 research units.

Number of doctoral students in 2014-2015