UPEC conducts fundamental, applied, and translational world-class research, in close collaboration with regional corporate players. It is in this spirit that the university innovates, develops, trains, disseminates, and supports public and private action.

To meet these challenges, its 32 research laboratories rely on the work of nearly 2,600 professors, lecturers, researchers, engineers, and doctoral students.

Research strategy

Stratégie de la recherche
UPEC's priority mission is to drive innovation for society through cutting-edge research at the national and international level. 

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Research structures and platforms

Laboratoires UPEC
With 32 laboratories, 1 observatory and some 30 technological platforms, UPEC is a leader in research and innovation that promotes a cross-disciplinary approach to societal challenges.

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Open science

Science ouverte UPEC is involved in the dissemination of scientific research and is committed to an open science approach.

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Doctoral studies

Doctorat UPEC PhD programs at UPEC are developed in close collaboration with other higher education institutions in the area.

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UPEC is a founding member of The Conversation France, an online media outlet that aims to enrich the information landscape and give academics and researchers more space in public debate.
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With 1,600 lecturers and professors, 600 doctoral students, 32 laboratories, 1 observatory, and some 30 technological platforms, UPEC is a leader in research and innovation. Come and join UPEC's as staff member, teacher, PHD student or professor-researcher.

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HRS4R labelling process

With the HRS4R labelling process, UPEC is committed to its research staff. The university aims to enhance its recruitment practices and the working environment for its researchers by adopting, like its French and international partners, the principles of the "European Charter for Researchers" and the "Code of Conduct" for their recruitment.

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