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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.

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Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University


Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University.

Bringing together 10 institutions that offer studies in literature, medicine, science, engineering, technology and management, our alliance fosters a global approach to teaching and research, promoting access to knowledge for all.

Alliance 4EU+

The 4EU+ Alliance

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

With an innovative model of the European university, seven large research-intensive universities are working together to respond to the educational and research challenges facing Europe today.

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How to get prepared for the new academic year 2023-2024

Discover our step-by-step guide to get ready for the start of the new academic year. Learn everything there is to know from the application process to the beginning of the first term.

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The Faculty of Medicine teaches the 3 cycles of medical studies: from PASS (integrated into the faculty) to the 3rd cycle including DES, DESC, DU and DIU. The lessons are given mainly on two sites: Pitié-Salpêtrière and Saint-Antoine. The faculty also provides paramedical education: speech therapy, psychomotricity and orthoptics. The Saint-Antoine site includes a midwifery school.

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One of our riches is the diversity of students and their backgrounds. Sorbonne University is committed to the success of each of its students and offers them a wide range of training as well as support adapted to their profile and their project.

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One of our riches is the diversity of students and their backgrounds. Sorbonne University is committed to the success of each of its students.

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Master in Actuarial Science

The Master's degree in Actuarial Science aims to train specialists in the quantitative analysis of risks and their management, mainly in the field of finance and insurance. Students must acquire the skills corresponding to the international professional standards that apply to actuaries, and be able to cope with the emergence of new risks and quantitative techniques, particularly those linked to the digital revolution.

Master in Actuarial Science


Actuaries are professionals in the evaluation, modeling and management of risks in their economic, financial, insurance and social dimensions. The profession is organized on a national and international level, and is represented by the Institute of Actuaries (IA) in France, the European Actuarial Association (EAA) and the International Actuarial Association (IAA).

The actuary's mission places him/her at the heart of the data, in order to use it to forecast and manage insurance or financial risks, to create and price insurance products, and to offer protection adapted to social and societal changes (longevity, dependency, etc.).

The Master's degree in Actuarial Science at Sorbonne University (Actuarial Science Department of the Institute of Statistics of the University of Paris, ISUP) is one of the eight initial training programs recognized by the Institute of Actuaries, allowing its graduates to become associate members of the IA, provided that they successfully defend their final thesis before the IA jury. In addition to the advanced knowledge and skills required by the actuary, the master's degree offers, in the final year, advanced training in various fields of specialization corresponding to the modern outlook of the sector.

In addition to compliance with national and international actuarial standards, the Actuarial Science Master's program focuses on developing comprehensive skills in the field of statistics and data science (particularly issues related to Big Data) and the changes that digital transformation is instigating in the insurance and finance sector.



The training consists of 4 semesters. At the end of semester 2, an internship of 1 to 3 months is highly recommended. Semesters 1 and 2 allow students to acquire basic skills in probability and statistics, as well as knowledge of the insurance and finance sector. Semester 4 is composed of elective courses (in data science, finance, emerging risks...) and concludes with a 6-month internship. Semesters 3 and 4 can be completed as an apprenticeship.

Skills and knowledge

  • Mathematical modeling
  • Mastery of mathematical tools, particularly in statistics, probability and data analysis
  • Analytical skills
  • Written communication
  • Oral communication
  • Programming (R, Python)
  • Knowledge of the main financial and insurance products
  • Knowledge of the financial and insurance markets
  • Ability to adapt to the professional environment

Target audience

Students who have completed at least a bachelor's degree with a strong mathematical background and who have advanced skills in probability and statistics.

Admission requirements and prerequisites

Admission to the first year of the DU in Statistics for students enrolled in Licence 2 is subject to sufficient results judged by the admission jury. Admission to M1 requires at least a validated licence. Admission is exclusively to M1 (no direct admission to M2).


Professional areas

  • Insurance companies
  • Mutuals
  • Banks
  • Pension and provident funds
  • Actuarial consulting firms
  • Investment or asset management firms
  • Audit firms
  • Departments
  • Financial institutions
  • Academic or corporate research



Responsible for the course

Olivier LOPEZ, Director of ISUP

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Céline Chaussoy

Campus Pierre et Marie Curie
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4 place Jussieu
75005 Paris