IFRIS brings together several prestigious scientific institutions, which are members of the scientific interest group board:


The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a public research organization that produces knowledge and puts this knowledge to the benefit of society.

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers

The Conservatoire national des arts et métiers is a very unique French institution of long-standing and deep scientific tradition.

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

The École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) trains students in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences.

Ecole des Ponts ParisTech

The École des Ponts ParisTech is one of the world’s oldest engineering institutes. It has been training the elite of French engineers for over two centuries.

ESIEE Management

ESIEE Management is a Business School for Technology, in which management and technology are inseparable.


Ranked the number one agricultural institute in Europe and number two in the world, the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) carries out mission-oriented research for high-quality and healthy foods, competitive and sustainable agriculture and a preserved and valorised environment.

Interdisciplinary Research Institute of Social Sciences

Born from the merger of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research in Sociology, Political Science and Economics (IRISES) and the Centre for Studies and Research in the Sociology of Organizations (CERSO), IRISSO integrated a new component on 1 January 2015: LCP (formerly CNRS’s own research unit – Political Communication Laboratory). […]


The Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) is a French research organism, original and unique on the European development research scene.

Research Centre Knowledge Organisation and Technical Systems

The role of the COSTECH laboratory is to develop research in the humanities and social sciences in the context of an engineering school. This approach, which focuses on the relationship between Man, Technology and Society, is based on linking scientific, philosophical and technical research […]

University Paris North 13

The University Paris 13 is one of the thirteen universities who succeeded at the Sorbonne after 1968. It now has about 23,000 students, distributed on five campuses, in initial or lifelong training.

University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée

The University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée (UPEM) is a multidisciplinary institution with 12 components, including an IUT and 16 research units, mainly located in the new town of Marne-la-Vallée.