Category Archives: RESEARCH IN FRANCE

Launching of the France Excellence Programme

France is the second host country in Europe for Singaporean students with around 500 young people studying in France. However, this mobility is today much focused on the fields of management, political sciences, liberal arts and cooking. France-Singapore Year of Innovation 2018 was a great success, with over sixty events organized in Singapore and France, […]

Applications Opening for “Frontiers in Chemistry” Master’s Degree – University of Paris

Sorbonne Paris Cité Master’s program in Chemistry results from the partnership between Paris Diderot and Paris Descartes Universities. The molecular Chemistry towards Life’ sciences developed at Paris Descartes answers to the physical chemistry oriented towards nanoscience, surfaces and energy developed at Paris Diderot. The Master’s program is supported by high-level research laboratories with international reputation […]

Université Sorbonne Paris Cité/National University of Singapore – Call for proposals 2019

As part of a cooperation launched in 2013, the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) co-fund three calls for proposals to promote new scientific and academic collaborations between Europe and South East Asia. These calls have enabled to start 45 research and / or teaching collaborations between NUS and […]


France, one of the leading countries for sciences Of all the Nobel prizes in sciences, France ranks 4th in the world, with 62 prizes. France also holds the 2nd place in the number of Fields medals (Equivalent of Nobel Prize in mathematics) awarded since 1936. With 12 medals, France follows closely behind the United States […]


IFS-sciences-article-headers_public and private research

Public Research The MESRI drives the public research in France: it defines the major research axes and distributes resources based on general objectives. It implements, together with the relevant partners, reliable evaluation procedures in order to measure the performance and effectiveness of national schemes for research and innovation. Public research is conducted predominantly by higher […]


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Research funding Public research laboratories are partially funded by universities, public research bodies, and financing agencies, in particular the French National Research Agency (Agence Nationale de la Recherche – ANR). Laboratories also receive funds from French regional governments, charitable associations, industry associations, and the European Union. Agence Nationale de la Recherche – ANR Created in […]