Silver League
Aix Marseille University

France

Jardin du Pharo, 58, bd Charles Livon -13284 Marseille Cedex 07 - France

249 World
rank
6 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1409
Short name:
AMU
Type:
Public
Students:
71750
Faculty:
1580
Faculty/Students Ratio:
45
:
1
Web-site:
www.univ-amu.fr/
Region:
Europe
Location:
Aix-en-Provence and Marseille
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 249 61.1
Teaching 389 48.212
Research 153 74.412
International Diversity 238 63.342
Financial Sustainability 558 40.328
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 234 66.357
Research Perfomance Rankings 157 74.300
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TEACHING
World Rank: 389
Country rank: 9
Score: 48.212
League: Bronze League
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 153
Country rank: 4
Score: 74.412
League: Golden League
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weight
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 238
Country rank: 6
Score: 63.342
League: Silver League
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weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 558
Country rank: 6
Score: 40.328
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Aix-Marseille University (AMU) is a public, research-intensive, cultural and professional institution located in the south of France. The merger of the three previous universities of Aix-Marseille was completed on January 1st, 2012. It is now the largest French university with 130 recognized research units linked with major research organizations and 19 faculties and schools. Aix-Marseille University contributes extensively to the knowledge-based economy and the dissemination of knowledge.

Mission Statement

The research policy in collaboration with leading national research organizations, affirms a strong ambition to improve research in the Aix-Marseille area. AMU aims to encourage innovation and risk taking in basic and applied research. A major challenge is to facilitate interaction and exchange between disciplines, essential to progress in research and to put at the service of research the means necessary to place the potential of the university at the highest national and international levels. In 2015, AMU gathers almost 73.000 students including more than 10.000 international students from 128 different countries and 4000 PhD students in 12 doctoral schools. The University with its wide range of general and vocational courses including over 590 degree courses offers education and training in all disciplines. An ambition is an empowerment tool for AMU to boost its excellence and implement a relevant interdisciplinary strategy to take up local and global scientific challenges.