Paris-Sorbonne University is a public research university in Paris, France. It was established in 1970 after the division of the University of Paris, following the cultural revolution of French May 1968. The University is one of the inheritors of the former Humanities and Languages faculties of the University of Paris.
Despite being a specialised institution, the university is ranked 227 in the world by the 2014 QS World University Rankings. According to the QS Ranking, Paris-Sorbonne University in field of Arts and Humanities is ranked 33 and in field of social sciences and management is ranked 115. The international approach and the quality of its teachers is recognised worldwide, with the university having the overall second highest reputation of all academic institutions in France, according to The Times Higher Education.