The Chairs

The Chairs are a way for our research laboratories to attract well-known talented people and contribute to our policy of excellence regarding knowledge dissemination and international standing. 

CY Cergy Paris University hosts two kinds of chairs. Both aim to support a strategic research topic by offering optimal research conditions. They are managed by a dedicated team led by a research lecturer internationally known for his/her excellence in the Chair's field.

Sponsoring chairs and university chairs

Sponsorship chairs bring universities and businesses together to develop research and training activities around a common theme. The CY Foundation assists its partners in defining and implementing the chairs. 

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The university chairs are funded by the INEX initiative of excellence programme. These chairs are centres of excellence, a demonstration of our potential and our attractiveness. They attract top-level researchers and stimulate our research.  

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