France’s Best Universities of 2016
The Times Higher Education has published their ranking for the best Universities in France. These will obviously be part of the 2016 Best Universities in the world. The ranking includes 10 institutions in Paris – making up more than a third of the best universities in France – and other options scattered around the country.
The best university in France is École Normale Supérieure, one of the country’s most elite institutions and part of the grandes écoles system which admits only high-achieving students, in contrast to France’s other public universities which are open to all who have a high school diploma.