"Give me an educated mother, I shall promise you the birth of a civilized, educated nation" ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

"Give me an educated mother, I shall promise you the birth of a civilized, educated nation" ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

École normale supérieure(ENS) is currently ranked first among all french universities. Also it is 33rd in the world and 10th in Europe according QS World University Rankings. This university has achieved particular recognition in the fields of #mathematics and #Physics as one of France's foremost scientific training grounds. Its main #library, which covers several thousand square meters, is one of the largest free access funds of books in #France, with upwards of 800,000 books readily available and more than 1600 periodicals. ENS is ranked as the second "small university" worldwide. There are 13 #NobelLaureate including 8 in Physics (ENS has the highest ratio of Nobel laureates per alumni of any institution worldwide, 11 #FieldsMedal award (the most of any university in the world), more than half the recipients of the CNRS's #GoldMedal(France's highest scientific prize) are from ENS.

 

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