Research Hot Spot

Strasbourg Campus: a unique dynamic ecosystem
with a 200-year-old heritage, including 18 Nobel Prizes

Excellence in Chemistry at the University of Strasbourg

Top 5

IN CHEMISTRY IN EUROPE

3

NOBEL PRIZES IN CHEMISTRY

Top 20

IN CHEMISTRY IN THE WORLD

1st

IN EUROPE IN INNOVATION IMPACT

1 Kavli prize

in Nanoscience in 2014

2 of France’s 6

most highly-cited researchers in chemistry (researchers whose publications have been cited most often)

More than 12 ERC

grants awarded in chemistry (European Research Council is the most prestigious grant in the European Union)

Strasbourg, a multidisciplinary campus at the leading edge of research in chemistry


750 researchers
80 research teams
14 research units
8 fields of excellence
  • Medicines and therapy
  • Organic ad bio-organic
  • Polymers and materials
  • Supramolecular
  • Physical chemistry
  • Coordination and catalysis
  • Modelling and theory
  • Solids and inorganic


Strasbourg Campus
An environment of Excellence
with an International Openess

3 research clusters of excellence

funded by the French government’s Initiatives of Excellence (IdEX) in the field of chemistry and its frontiers

More than 50%

of our PhD students and post-doctoral scientists come from overseas

Innovation Strategy in Strasbourg :
  • Most endowed University in France with 750 M€ invested
  • 25M€ in annual interest to finance innovative projects