Research in Paris 8
Paris 8 University, with its unique history, has been a pioneer in a number of research fields, exploring areas not commonly seen in the French academic world: psychoanalysis, urbanism, geopolitics, computer science, film, visual arts, gender studies, etc. Our researchers at Paris 8 University draw on a wealth of inter-disciplinary collaborations in the field of human and social sciences.
Some key figures about research at Paris 8 University:
- 1,189 first-time enrolments in our doctorate programmes
- 8 Mixed Research Units (UMR)
- 25 Host Research Teams (EA)
- 2 Federal Structures (SF)
Four doctoral schools encompassing thirty-three research laboratories:
Ecole doctorale Cognition, langage, intéraction (Cognition, language, interaction)
Linguistics, psychology, neuroscience, computer science, mathematics, information and communication science.
Number of doctoral students enrolled in 2017-2018: 178
Doctoral theses defended in 2017: 31
École doctorale Esthétique, sciences et technologies des arts (Aesthetics, science and technology of the Arts)
Visual arts, photography, digital image, film, audiovisual, music, dance and theatre.
Number of doctoral students enrolled in 2017-2018: 251
Doctoral theses defended in 2017: 35
Ecole doctorale Pratiques et théories du sens (Practices and theories of meaning)
Literature, philosophy, language, history, political science, learning science and psychoanalysis.
Number of doctoral students enrolled in 2017-2018: 496
Doctoral theses defended in 2017: 46
Ecole doctorale Sciences sociales (Social Sciences)
Sociology, anthropology, geography, geopolitics, data and communication sciences, law, economics and management.
Number of doctoral students enrolled in 2017-2018: 358
Doctoral theses defended in 2017: 39