The École Normale Supérieure (ENS) was founding in 1794 during the French Revolution.
The University was deliberate to offer the republic with a new group of teachers trained in the analytical and secular spirit of understanding.
Since then it has developed into a best institution which has become a good platform for many of France’s outstanding adolescent people to follow high-level profession in government and academia.
Location and Transport
The historic Paris ENS campus is discovering throughout the rue d’Ulm. The major building is 45 rue d’Ulm in the 5th arrondissement of Paris.
The ENS-Ulm has annex campuses on Boulevard Jourdan (previously the women’s college), and in the suburb of Montrouge.
There is also a biology annex in the countryside at Foljuif.
The ENS conscript via a aggressive entrance exam, or on the base of written documentation. International students can apply to the ENS for undergraduate study by entryway exam in Sciences, or Humanities and Social Sciences. A four-year course leads to the ENS Diploma.
Successful, European students can accept as civil servant trainees. These level provides a salary and on-campus arrangement.
In this highly aggressive entrance procedure, all students are supposed to meet the highest French language quality.
Foreign students may also concern for the three-year ENS Diploma. Application is in writing, with conference. There is no payment for ENS Diploma students.
There are also interchange agreements enabling students to attend the ENS for a topmost of one year.
ENS students come from all around France and from more than 46 other countries to study and investigate at modern undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.
Nearly 1,000 professor-researchers and lasting researchers, many from coworker institutions, universities and national research organisations (CNRS, INSERM, INRIA), operate at or with the École Normale Supérieure.
ENS laboratories train a high number of doctoral students (650); with closely as many PhD students as master’s students.
ENS ranks more among French graduate schools. In the sciences, the ratio of doctoral students to investigation is 400:480.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Severn departments and 12 research centre. Approximately 250 doctoral students work in these departments and laboratories.
The investigation is spread direct from conference, workshops, colloquia, collective publications, exchanges and international programmers.
Research is organized into seven departments and 21 research centres, 14 of which are support establishments, and three investigation confederations.
More than 400 doctoral candidates work here alongside 430 investigator and lasting instructor-researchers, 240 managerial staff, and almost 100 postdocs and visitors.
The ENS has ten libraries on campus.
An extensive documentary resource totaling over 800,000 items.
A frequently enlarging electronic resource: 25 bibliographic databases and some thousand periodicals, dictionaries and e-books.