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Teams and structures

Teams and structures

Research at University Toulouse 1 Capitole is organized in 15 research teams and 3 “fédérative structures” ( whose main aim is to federate research activities in a given area).

5 of these research teams have been evaluated by the French Research Evaluation Agency (AERES) and have been awarded the highest score of A+ during the latest campaign in 2010.
One of the key features of research at University Toulouse 1 Capitole is the large number of its teams and bodies. Moreover, research teams at University Toulouse 1 Capitole have various administrative and legal statuses, which are briefly presented below.

Research teams

These 10 research teams are only under the sole supervision of University Toulouse 1 Capitole. They are referred to as host teams (“équipes d’accueil” in French).

Federative research structures

The university has also 3 federative structures, whose main mission is to foster scientific cooperation across different research teams.

Joint Research Units : research teams connected to a national research organization

5 research teams are Joint Research Units (JRUs – Unité Mixte de Recherche – UMR, in French), they are under the joint supervision of both University Toulouse 1 Capitole and different national organizations : e.g. CNRS (French National Centre for Research) or INRA (National Institute for Agronomic Research).