Historically rich, Paris-Panthéon-Assas University is heir to the former Faculté de Droit et de Sciences Economiques de Paris, once comprising the Sorbonne and located in the heart of the Latin Quarter since the 13th century.
Considered as France’s first Law university and very well-known among many foreign countries, Paris-Panthéon-Assas University is dedicated to upholding the tradition from which it arose, preserving, yet ever-striving to raise its level of excellence with respect to all fields of Law.
Université Paris-Panthéon-Assas | Assas International
The history of Paris-Panthéon-Assas University has spanned centuries and is the bearer of values that the entire university community continues to honor today. The foundation of the identity and sense of belonging to the university are numerous: achievement in excellence, respect for individuals, freedom of thought, attachment to the institution and its traditions, and many more.
As the direct heir to the Paris Faculty of Law and Economics, Paris-Panthéon-Assas University is proud to maintain its prestigious heritage and to guarantee the continuity of the highly symbolic places where French law was born. With its innovative teaching and research of the highest level, today’s university pays tribute to all those who have helped make its history, while planning for the generations to come. It continues to bring law to life and to evolve, in complementarity with economic and management sciences, political science, and information and communication sciences.
Key figures of the University
- Founded in the 13th century in the heart of Paris
- 17 sites
- 18,000 students
- 2,000 teacher-researchers