University of Paris

(formerly University of Paris Descartes and University Diderot )


Paris Descartes University Medical School offers a unique combination of innovative education and research to serve high quality Healthcare.

This is the result of a long-term tradition of academic excellence which ;places our Medical School in a leading position in France and among the very best in Europe. 

In 2004, the three medical schools at Necker, Cochin - Saint Vincent de Paul and Broussais – Hôtel Dieu merged to create the largest and most prestigious Medical School in France, both in terms of student enrolment and research output. The Paris Descartes Medical School is located in the center of Paris in the former Cordelier monastery where the Royal College of Surgery was created in 1763. Recognized and engaged internationally, the Medical School offers competitiveeducation and research thanks to a newly-reformed curriculum and internship opportunities in more than 200 different university hospital departments.