The Ecole normale superieure welcomes in their classrooms to about 2,700 students, many of whom come from nearly 50 countries. The institution is ranked as one of the best in the world. It consists of fourteen departments, between teaching and research, and their programs are focused towards studies of humanities, science, and other subjects.
The Université Paris-Sud 11 is an institution of higher education of international character, since it welcomes about 5,000 foreign students, from more than 130 countries. It is composed of 5 campuses, 3 institutes of technology and one of engineering and is considered one of the most prestigious in the world.