Teaching and research campuses

Gustave Eiffel University has several campuses throughout France. These include Cité Descartes, just outside Paris, and regional campuses in Lyon, Nantes, and Marseille. Each of these sites strives to provide a pleasant living environment for its students, lecturers and researchers.


Cité Descartes: a centre of excellence for the sustainable city

Located in the east of the Paris region, in the municipalities of Champs-sur-Marne and Noisy-le-Grand, the Cité Descartes site hosts many of the Université Gustave Eiffel's facilities: teaching buildings, research units, gymnasiums, library, student centre, etc. Recognised as a sustainable city cluster, this teaching and research centre is 20 minutes from central Paris and brings together nearly 15,000 students, 1,000 teacher-researchers and 5,000 employees... They occupy a site of more than 120 hectares offering a natural setting of ponds and green spaces. Cité Descartes is home to three of Université Gustave Eiffel's prestigious schools, including Éav&t, ENSG and ESIEE Paris.

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A campus in central Paris

Located in the 19th district of Paris, the EIVP campus is surrounded by parks (Buttes-Chaumont and Belleville), cafés, concert halls and cultural venues, etc. It houses a renovated industrial building, with High Environmental Quality certification, as well as green spaces maintained according to the principles of environmentally friendly management.


The regional campuses

In addition to those in Marne la Vallée and Paris, Université Gustave Eiffel has five campuses in other major French cities: Lille, Versailles, Nantes, Lyon and Marseille - Salon de Provence (the Mediterranean campus), to which several smaller campuses are affiliated, namely Belfort, Grenoble, Bordeaux, Brussels and Meaux. These campuses will also make the university’s courses available in all parts of France.



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17 000 students
500 doctoral students
1 200 researchers, teacher-researchers and teachers
1 300 support staff