École Normale Supérieure
École Normale Supérieure

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  • University Offices:
    45 Rue d'Ulm, 75005 Paris, France
  • Telephone:
    +33 (0)1 43 13 61 00
  • Fax:
    +33 (0)1 43 13 61 57
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The École normale supérieure (abbreviated as ENS) is one of the aristocrat Parisian institutions. It was founded in 1794 in the city of light, Paris. It started from a humble beginning & rose to excellence. The École normale supérieure is a home to many leading research scholars, for instance- Louis Pasteur did his groundbreaking research here only. The institution has also nurtured some of the best minds in the generation & offered training for Nobel laureates & much more.

École normale supérieure has an enrollment of 2700+ students including doctorate students. Amongst them, more than 300 international students are from all over the world. Most of them come from Europe, U.S & China. The ENS provides 44 masters programs & 30 doctoral programs in collaboration with other institutes also. Modern languages such as Japanese, Turkish, Hindi, and Polish & Persian are also taught here. It has 800 eminent faculty members who are dedicated to providing a world-class education. ENS has 35 research units which welcome more than 250 research scholars. Being an elite higher education institute, it has been awarded immeasurable accolades & reverence consistently. ENS takes great pride in preparing the student into an intellectual leader in any chosen field. Students here are constantly shaped to bring their creative vision & innovation to reach excellence.

The campus life is vibrant & students enjoy the cultural stimulation which encourages cooperation between students from different countries. Situated at the heart if Paris, it provides lots of cultural activities to the students.

ENS is known for its selective admission procedure. The student is required to take a test which is called a concours, then attend an interview with the faculty of the institute with a proficiency in French. After taking admission, students can design their own curriculum under a relevant tutor who will also help them during the course of the study.