University of Strasbourg

The University of Strasbourg (UNISTRA) is one of the largest universities in France, with nearly 46,000 students (including 19.5% of international students) and over 2,750 teachersresearchers. UNISTRA also offers access to 25 modern languages, multinational diplomas, jointly supervised doctorates, upholding renowned international postgraduate schools and student exchange agreements. The scale of research activity at UNISTRA is substantial, involving a European Doctoral College, 10 doctoral schools and 73 research units.

The Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires (ISIS) is a top research institute of UNISTRA. Founded by Prof. J.-M. Lehn, ISIS is composed of both academic and private labs, thereby offering an ideal playground for ToK from academia to industry and intersectoral environment for training and research. Presently, three Nobel Prize (J.-M. Lehn, 1987, M. Karplus, 2013 and J.-P. Sauvage, 2016) and one Kavli Prize (T.W. Ebbesen, 2014) laureates are performing their researches at ISIS. ISIS is a mixed research unit of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and UNISTRA.

Since 2007, UNISTRA obtained 74 FP7 projects, 30 INTERREG IV projects and 283 projects under the French National Research Program (ANR). Overall, the Nanochemistry Lab has been involved in >30 EU projects, including 5 Marie Curie networks (EST “SUPER” and ITN “SUPERIOR” as Coordinator) and 6 IEFs.

Currently, 22 FP7 projects are still active at UNISTRA. It also has 107 ANR projects, 24 H2020 projects, 12 INTERREG V projects and 7 large-scale training projects (Erasmus Mundus partnerships, Tempus, EU-ICI-ECP, Erasmus + strategic partnerships). UNISTRA currently coordinates 18 EU projects and preparing and awaiting the evaluation of approximately 40 proposals.


Paolo Samorì