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Research and Innovation

Sorbonne University promotes excellence at the core of each of its disciplines and develops numerous interdisciplinary programs capable of meeting the major challenges of the 21st century.

Recherche et Innovation


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Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University


Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University.

Supporting International Students & Scholars

Sorbonne University supports its international members with a variety of services.

Nous sommes à vos côtés

Bringing together 10 institutions covering offering studies in literature, medicine, science and engineering, technology and management. This diversity fosters a global approach to teaching and research, to jointly promote access to knowledge for all.

Alliance 4EU+

The 4EU+ Alliance

In a changing world, Sorbonne University has joined forces with the universities of Charles in Prague, Heidelberg, Warsaw, Milan and Copenhagen, to create the 4EU+ Alliance.

With an innovative model of European university, six large research-intensive universities work together respond to the educational and research challenges facing Europe.

Les Alliances de Sorbonne Université


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Par Mathieu Avanzi

Atlas des expressions de nos régions

Galilée à la plage

Par Arnaud Cassan

L'astronomie dans un transat

grc respire
  • Médecine


CRG 30

  • Groupe de recherche clinique

Acute respiratory failure (ARF) is the primary cause of neonate, pediatric and adult intensive care unit (ICU) admission. The RESPIRE research network aims to mutualize clinical research expertize of all the medical ICU departments of Sorbonne University in the field of ARF. This research network is transversal. It is covering all age group (from neonates to seniors), all kind of ventilator support, and the main patients groups (community, neuromuscular, immunocompromised).

The objectives of the RESPIRE network are

  1. to promote new research project in ARF and therefore increase the scientific productivity in that field;
  2. to develop and support the research in nursing and physiotherapy cares; and
  3. to ease rapid set up of epidemiological studies during infectious pandemic period.


  • Matthieu Schmidt




Adresse physique

Service de Médecine Intensive Réanimation, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, 47 bd de l’hôpital
75013 Paris