Université Toulouse III Paul Sabatier


Since its creation in 1969, the UT3-UPS has been expanding its offer of multidisciplinary education in the fields of science, health, engineering, technology and sports, developing one of the most important scientific research clusters in France. Centred in Toulouse, the European space and aeronautics capital, the UT3-UPS is a renowned European university with a global outlook.

As the leader of the ONCONET SUDOE project, the UT3-UPS interacts with the Cancer University Institute of Toulouse (ONCOPOLE), INSERM Toulouse, Toulouse Tech Transfer and the two competitiveness clusters: Pôle Cancer-Bio-Santé and Eurobiomed, located in the southern region of France.


  • 32 000 registered students
  • 2,609 teachers and teacher-researchers
  • 1,980 library and BIATSS administrative and technical staff
  • 247-hectare campus
  • 407,200m2 of premises, with 127,600m2 dedicated to research
  • 65 research laboratories


As one of the top research establishments in France, the UT3-UPS is active in public research at the highest level, working with excellence clusters and creating numerous partnerships with major scientific bodies. Recognised internationally, the university’s research laboratories function within a scientific research context that works both with the core disciplines and with transversal scientific applications. This network increases productivity in core research and encourages knowledge transfer.

Translational research in the field of oncology is facilitated by the gathering and coordination of the different research groups within the ONCOPOLE. Interdisciplinary research the UT3-UPS aims to develop innovative treatments against cancer. Translational research is also involved in Public Health and works hand in hand with Human and Social Sciences in order to support policy making in Public Health and to improve patients’ life style.


The UT3-UPS endeavours to create and maintain connections internationally, both in education and research: partnership with prestigious foreign universities, bilateral research and education agreements, bilingual teaching, developing European and international mobility and cooperation programmes. Each year, the university welcomes around 3800 international students.

Roland BUGAT
Roland BUGATScientific coordinator+33 531 15 57 00 A
Angela MOCA LICCIARDIProject Manager+33 561 55 72 70
Collaborative projects
The collaborative projects bring together at least two transnational partners (academic or industrial) from France, Spain and Portugal.
They aim at setting up innovations in the oncology field.

About Onconet Sudoe

Goal To facilitate coordination in the management of patients being treated for cancer

Challenge To reduce the impact and prevalence of cancerous diseases

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