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Shanghai 2022 ranking: French universities hold their own

Once again, American universities dominate the Shanghai ranking. Published on Monday, August 15, this benchmark ranking has been listing the best higher education institutions in the world since 2003. This year, for the twentieth consecutive year, it once again gives first place to Harvard. As in previous editions, only American and British universities occupy the […]

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Parcoursup, these training courses that are not full

This is a key step for candidates who have not yet received a positive response on Parcoursup. While the main phase continues until July 15 and the waiting lists dwindle over the withdrawals, another phase, complementary, opens this Thursday, June 23. It will continue until mid-September. Without renouncing their initial wishes, future baccalaureate holders, reorientation […]

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Junior professor chairs are slowly rolling out

“Ability to produce research of excellence”, “maintain emblematic scientific projects”,“bringing a disciplinary richness with a desire for openness and decompartmentalization”… Since the spring, job offers have been springing up in universities and research centres: it is a question of finding the rare pearl for junior professorships, the CPJs. → IN BRIEF. What the law changes […]

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Imane Ouelhadj, the new face of Unef

The year Imane Ouelhadj arrived for her bachelor’s degree, her university, that of Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine), was busy celebrating the 50th anniversary of May 68. Nanterre, the starting point of the movement led by Daniel Cohn-Bendit and remained since a high place of student struggles. But it is not this historical heritage that made the young […]

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In Orleans, the controversial opening of a faculty of medicine by the University of Zagreb

This is an unprecedented partnership in France. Serge Grouard, the LR mayor of Orléans (Loiret), has just signed with the University of Zagreb (Croatia) to train future doctors in the Centre-Val de Loire, in addition to the university course in Tours (Indre-et- Loire). This announcement, at the end of January, took everyone by surprise. It […]