Paris-Sud University is involved in almost all fields of the knowledge except human sciences. It has five locations, namely the towns of Orsay, Sceaux, Châtenay-Malabry, Cachan, and Kremlin-Bicêtre, all in the southern suburbs of Paris.
The university is composed of :
5 Faculties (Sciences, Law and Economic Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine, Sports Science); 3 IUTs, Academic Institutes of Technology.
The President and her staff, and most of the central services are located on the campus of Orsay.
- LURE (Electromagnetic radiation instrument)
- IOTA (Applied Optics)
- CNRS laboratories in Orsay and Gif / Yvette
- CEA (Atomic Research)
- INRIA, INRA, ENSIA (Computing and agronomic research institutes)
- Laboratories of famous schools and institutes (Polytechnique, ENSTA, Ecole Centrale, Ecole Supérieure Electricité, IHES)