The university’s administration consists of centralized, joint services which serve either the General Administration or the President of the university.

Telephone numbers

  • Villetaneuse Campus

    +33 (0)1 49 40 30 00

  • Faculty of Health, Medicine and Human Biology

    +33 (0)1 48 38 76 76

    Bobigny Technical Institute

    +33 (0)1 48 38 76 76
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  • Saint-Denis Campus – Saint-Denis Technical Institute

    +33 (0)1 49 40 61 00

  • La Plaine Saint-Denis Campus – Saint-Denis Technical Institute

    +33 (0)1 55 93 75 00

General Administration

The General Administration is responsible for managing the university under the authority of the President of the university. The General Manager is responsible for the administration and management of the university. As an ex officio member of the Office and an assistant to the President during all sessions of the committees, he plays a valuable role in the implementation of the President’s policy, particularly with regard to human resources management. He also represents the university’s administration externally and is often invited to participate in meetings and working groups within academia and the government.

Villetaneuse Campus, President’s Building
Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 09 // Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 04

Centralized services

  • Human Resources Department

    The role of the Human Resources Department is to keep the university’s HR management and development policies in line with the university’s strategy and plans.

    It serves the entire body of staff of the university. Its main tasks are as follows:

    • The administrative and financial management of all staff, both tenured and non-tenured. The HR Department is involved in all the stages of this process, including recruitment, promotion, internal and external transfers, wages, and retirement. It keeps track of changes in regulations and procedures as well as the procedures of their application and ensures that its methods and tools are kept modern and up to date.

    • The implementation of the university’s HR policy. The HR Department manages the forward planning for job openings, staff and professional development. It carries out procedures related to recruitment, organizes contests, and devises and implements training plans for staff. It defines and coordinates resources to assist staff with their career development and implements a staff support policy and disability action plan. It drafts the bilan social (a comprehensive HR report).

    • Facilitation of dialog between employer and employees

    The HR Department is divided into four divisions:

    • Payroll
    • Administration for teaching staff
    • Administration for non-teaching staff
    • Professional development


    Villetaneuse Campus, President’s Building
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 43
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 15

    > Organizational chart
    > HR reports

    Staff Disability Service

    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 35 17

  • Communications Service

    The Communications Service supports all of the other services of the university and its nine faculties and institutes and advises them with regard to their communications in two main areas:

    • Internal communications, which involves ensuring consistency across all the materials distributed throughout the university and the development of a common mindset.
    • External communications, which involves promoting the university’s image as a brand by maintaining external relations and organizing events.


    • Organizing internal or institutional events (Les Midis de la Rentrée, conference, etc.), supporting the members or structures of the university in order to implement their communications plan in conjunction with the events that they organize on behalf of the university.

    • Graphic design and layout of communications materials (brochures, posters, fliers, invitation cards, tarpaulin, etc.)
    • Procurement of stationery materials (letter-headed paper, business cards, letter boxes, envelopes, etc.)
    • Editorial management of websites and the university’s intranet as well as the creation and la redesign of all of the university’s associated websites
    • Monitoring of compliance with the university’s graphics guidelines and its correct use Control of all the communications products that bear the university’s logo
    • Sale of the university’s promotional branded items and the production of kakemonos for exhibitions, stands, open days, etc
    • Media relations management
    • Distribution of information regarding the various digital platforms used by the university (website, 13 en ligne, social networks, etc.)

    Villetaneuse Campus, President’s Building
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 44 16
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 06

  • Student Services

    Student Services helps students with the following procedures:

    • Student registration
    • Applications for grants based on social criteria
    • Support for international students (outside of exchange programs)
    • Issuance of degree certificates
    • Support for students with disability

    Villetaneuse Campus, ground floor, Arts and Communications Building

    General inquiries

    Office F 102
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 26

    Issuance of degree certificates

    Office F 101
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 69

    Student registration

    Office F 105
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 28

    Student social assistance: scholarships and social aid for students

    Office F 110
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 29

    International students: integration and other procedures relevant to international students (exchange program)

    Office F 102/F 104
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 28/30 26

    Student Services at Bobigny Campus

    Office R012, Bobigny Technical Institute
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 48 38 88 27/30
    Fax: +33 (0)1 48 38 88 24

    Students with disability

    Villetaneuse Campus, Grand Hall
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 44 83
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 32 25

    Social assistance for students

    Villetaneuse Campus
    Preventive medicine building
    From 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 76 / 30 79

    Saint-Denis Campus
    Schedules depend on appointments. To make an appointment, call +33 (0)1 49 40 61 38

    Bobigny Campus
    Schedules depend on appointments. To make an appointment, call +33 (0)1 48 38 73 01

  • Legal and Institutional Affairs Department

    The Legal and Institutional Affairs Department is a centralized service that is part of the General Administration. It serves all of the Faculties, Institutes, services, and offices of the university with regard to the checking legal documents, the management of litigation and pre-litigation, and participation in the governance of the university.

    Checking legal documents

    The Legal and Institutional Affairs Department is responsible for providing advice, expertise, and assistance regarding any questions, decisions or agreements that have a legal impact.

    Management of litigation and pre-litigation

    The Legal and Institutional Affairs Department is responsible for protecting the interests of Paris University 13 and participates in the management of any litigation and pre-litigation jointly with the university’s lawyers and services.

    Participation in the governance of the university

    The Legal and Institutional Affairs Department monitors the organization of the elections that take place at the university and ensures they are conducted properly, whether it is the elections of the Central Councils, the committees of the Faculties and Institutes or union elections. The Legal and Institutional Affairs Department is also responsible for the secretarial functions that serve the disciplinary boards and the Statutes Committee.

    Villetaneuse Campus, President’s Building
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 37 53
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 04
    E-mail: //

  • IT Department

    Villetaneuse Campus, Galilée Institute, ground floor
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 64
    Fax: +33 (0)1 48 22 81 50

    Audiovisual & Video Conference Service

    Villetaneuse Campus
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 44 98
    Fax: +33 (0)1 48 22 81 50

  • Academic Office and Registrar

    This service ensures that the Academic and University Life Committee of the Academic Committee functions properly. Its tasks include the management of the courses offered by the university and their accreditation, the management of the student associations and organizations and the FSDIE, and the maintenance of the software programs used to manage the university’s course offerings. The university’s Observatoire de la Vie étudiante (Observatory of Student Life) is part of the services of the Academic Office and Registrar. It conducts surveys regarding the employment of graduates and the evaluation of courses.

    Villetaneuse Campus, President’s Building
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 42
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 32 52

    Social and Development Fund for Student Initiatives

    Academic Office and Registrar
    President’s Building, 1st floor
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 44 73

    Dedicated administrator for student accommodation – Permits for on-campus events

    Academic Office and Registrar, President’s Building, 1st floor
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 28 95

  • Office for Research and Doctoral Studies

    Under the authority of the Vice-chairman responsible for research and doctoral studies, the Office for Research and Doctoral Studies is responsible for all issues connected with research and doctoral studies. In connection with the Research Committee of the Academic Council, it implements the university’s strategies concerning research. The Office for Research and Doctoral Studies operates through two distinct but complementary divisions and works with all of the services, Faculties, and Institutes of the university:


    • Organization and management of the Research Committee of the university’s Academic Council and follow-up of decisions
    • Preparation and follow-up of the research section of the five-year agreement
    • Development and follow-up of the university’s research budget
    • Management and follow-up of calls for proposals initiated by the Research Committee (Quality Research Bonus, colloquia, guest professors, etc.)
    • Production of indicators

    Doctoral studies, in connection with the three doctoral schools

    • Assistance, registration, renewal of registration for PhD students
    • Management of PhD employment contracts and additional tasks
    • Management of dissertation defense examinations and Accreditation to Supervise Research
    • PhD courses

    At the service of the laboratories and doctoral schools, the Office for Research and Doctoral Studies liases with these in their relations with the university’s directors and assists them in their relations with state authorities and external partners.

    Villetaneuse Campus, President’s Building
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 17
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 44

  • Property Management and Logistics Department

    The Property Management and Logistics Department takes care of various tasks related to the management of the university’s properties, maintenance, and logistics management.


    The Property Management and Logistics Department consists of five divisions:

    • The Building Development Division, which manages the operations for which the university is the project owner
    • The Property Data Division, which collects and analyses all the information related to the university’s property portfolio
    • The Interiors Division, which is responsible for all the logistics tasks of the department
    • The Maintenance Division, whose main responsibility is to maintain all the technical facilities and buildings of the university
    • The Technical Division of the Bobigny Campus, which maintains all the technical facilities and buildings of the Bobigny Campus. It also takes care of its mail and switchboard.


    The Property Management and Logistics Department is solely dedicated to processing requests for technical works

    The Property Management and Logistics Department is solely dedicated to processing requests for technical works

  • Health and Safety Service

    The Health and Safety Service is headed by the university’s fire safety advisor and employs fire safety officers (a SSIAP3-certified fire safety officer and four SSIAP2-certified fire safety officers assigned to the various sites).

    The fire safety advisor’s role is to analyze, monitor, advise, and coordinate in matters of occupational health and safety and environmental protection, particularly by using the resources of the Health and Safety Service.

    The fire safety advisor coordinates the network of fire safety assistants assigned to the sites of the university and participates in the university’s Committee for Health and Safety and Working Conditions. (Please note that the fire safety assistants are intended to relay information in the field back to the Health and Safety Service. For this reason, they should be your first points of contact.)


    • To manage the evaluation of occupational risks and to analyze occupational accidents
    • To keep up with the regulations and technologies of its field of work
    • To determine safety guidelines
    • To monitor regular inspections and safety records
    • To implement risk prevention plans with external companies
    • To provide advice regarding the use of dangerous substances (chemical, biological, radioactive) and hazardous equipment and facilities
    • Pest control
    • To coordinate fire safety activities, particularly for buildings that are open to the general public


    Villetaneuse Campus, Building of the Faculty of Literature, Languages and Human and Social Sciences/Information and Communication Sciences, F111
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 40 18

  • Management Support Service
    The role of the Management Support Service

    • To produce tools to aid decision making and follow-up for the university’s directors
    • To improve control of management processes
    • To contribute to improving the support for decision making


    Villetaneuse Campus, President’s Building

    Emilie Balon
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 36 48

    Justine Hache
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 35

    Patricia Litaiem
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 02

    Lina Taxis
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 35

  • Purchasing and Public Procurement Service

    Under the authority of the General Administration, the Purchasing and Public Procurement Service optimizes the purchases made by the university. This service makes an essential contribution to purchasing in both legal and economic terms. For this purpose, the Purchasing and Public Procurement Service advices the Faculties and Institutes with regard to their purchasing and to maximize its efficiency.

    It consists of two offices.

    • The Procurement Office, which is mainly responsible for carrying out public procurement procedures in compliance with the applicable laws
    • The Purchasing Office, which is dedicated to managing the expenses of the university’s centralized services as well as assisting the Faculties and Institutes in the use of ongoing public procurement contracts

    Opening hours

    The Purchasing Office is only open to the public in the mornings from 9:15 am to 11:45 am.


    99, Avenue Jean-Baptiste Clément, 93430 Villetaneuse
    Building C, Galilée Institute, Level 2 Walkway
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 40 01
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 50

  • Printing and Photocopying Service

    The Printing and Photocopying Service of Paris University 13 consists of two printing divisions that provide many services to the Faculties, Institutes and services of the university.


    The University Printing Center carries out printing jobs for the entire community of the university and provides guidance regarding printing.


    Equipped with a computer-assisted publishing system and black and white and color digital presses as well as cutting equipment, its activity consists of printing works ranging from black and white to four-color process printing:

    • Price quotes and consulting
    • Creation, design, layout
    • Printing, cutting


    Administrator: Nicolas Luppino
    Contact for paper procurement contracts and photocopying on-site: 01 49 40 38 25
    Production contact: Pierre Pausicles – 01 49 40 30 61

    Opening hours

    Villetaneuse Campus: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Bobigny Campus: 9 am to 5 pm

  • Security Service

    Villetaneuse Campus
    Technical Institute Building, Office T200
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 46, emergency number: +33 (0)1 49 40 40 30
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 44 70

University-wide services

  • Cultural and Artistic Activities Department

    The Cultural Service organizes shows, exhibitions, literary events, and other kinds of events on the university’s campuses throughout the whole year. They are open to all free of charge and without subscription.

    In addition to this offering, subscription to the Cultural Service allows you to participate in art workshops and receive invitations to shows in the theaters and cultural facilities of its partners. The Cultural Service also offers logistics assistance for the events of students and teachers and organizes overnight stays to attend the Bourges, Avignon, and Aurillac festivals.

    Villetaneuse Campus

    Café Expo, Forum, La Chaufferie
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 27
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 38 28

    Bobigny Campus

    Foyer de l’Illustration
    Telephone: +33 (1) 48 38 88 29

  • Industrial and Commercial Activities Service

    The Industrial and Commercial Activities Service serves all of Paris University 13. Located at the interface between the socio-economic world and the university’s research units, it supports researchers with all the procedures associated with value creation from research, relations between the university’s laboratories and companies, the university’s commercial activities and the drafting and management of contracts for the execution of projects.

    Villetaneuse Campus
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 39 70
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 28 07

  • Library and Documentation Service

    The university has:

    • three libraries: Two in Villetaneuse (Science Library and Arts and Law Library), one in Bobigny (Health and Society Library)
    • 250,000 books, thousands of electronic journals, print journals, DVDs, etc.
    • The largest university collection of children’s and young adult literature
    • Work stations, internet access, printers, photocopiers, etc.
    • Personalized book location assistance at any time
    • Training courses in how to use the library for research purposes
    • A dedicated service for students with disability

    > View « Libraries » tab of the main menu


    Villetaneuse Campus, Le Forum entrance
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 39 18
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 31 03

    Law and Arts Section

    Villetaneuse Campus, Le Forum entrance
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 94
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 31 03

    Science Section

    Villetaneuse Campus, 2nd floor, President’s Building
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 92
    Fax: +33 (0)1 49 40 31 03
    Health and Medicine Section

    Bobigny Campus

    Faculty of Health, Medicine and Human Biology, ground floor
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 48 38 84 63
    Fax: +33 (0)1 48 38 88 55

  • Languages Service

    The Languages Service serves all of the students and staff of the university and is thus open to all. Its work can be divided into three main areas: the improvement of language skills, learning new languages, and obtaining language skills certification. The Languages Service makes use of the latest technology to offer both « classic » courses on-site and « hybrid » courses that combine on-site learning and distance learning via a digital platform. The service is available every day from 9 am to 5 pm.

    Villetaneuse Campus
    Rooms G 218, G 219 (between the Villetaneuse Technical Institute and the Faculty of Communication Sciences)
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 31 62

  • European and International Relations Services

    The European and International Relations Services are at your disposal for any procedures you wish to follow in order to go abroad. They also assist foreign students on exchange programs. Our staff members each have distinct roles and responsibilities. Feel free to contact us for more information.

    Office L101, Villetaneuse Technical Institute
    Telephone: + 33 (0)1 49 40 30 02
    Fax: + 33 (0)1 49 40 39 22

  • Center for Continuing Professional Development

    The Center for Continuing Professional Development is a dedicated service that serves the needs of all of the university’s Faculties and Institutes in terms of instructional design and funding for the development of educational activities.

    In cooperation with project managers, it is responsible for:

    • facilitating the development of lifelong learning
    • developing the Accreditation of Prior Learning
    • facilitating return to studies
    • supporting the development of combined study/on-the-job training schemes
    • providing careers guidance and helping people to resume their studies together with the Careers Service

    Villetaneuse Campus, Arts and Communications Building
    Ground floor, continuing education corridor, Office A101
    Tel.: 01 49 40 37 64 / 37 04, fax: 01 49 40 20 30

    Accreditation of Prior Learning

    Tel.: 01 49 40 37 64 – E-mail:

  • University Health Service

    The University Health Service employs a multi-disciplinary team (occupational health doctor, GP, gynecologist, psychologists, nurses, and secretaries) which is available to the students and staff of the university. The service is present on the Villetaneuse, Bobigny, and Saint-Denis sites.

    Villetaneuse Campus

    Opposite the CROUS restaurant

    Doctor for students

    Secretary: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 78

    Staff doctor

    +33 (0)1 49 40 30 74
    Secretary: +33 (0)1 49 40 30 77

    Bobigny Campus

    Office R011, Bobigny Technical Institute
    Telephone: +33 (0)1 48 38 88 28

    Saint-Denis Campus

    Telephone: +33 (0)1 49 40 61 85

  • Careers Service
    Villetaneuse Campus

    Grand Hall
    Telephone + 33 (0)1 49 40 40 11
    Fax: +33(0)1 49 40 38 97

    Bobigny Campus

    Bobigny Technical Institute, ground floor
    Telephone: + 33 (0)1 48 38 88 38