- 1959: Porte Dauphine buildings and grounds inaugurated as the Permanent Headquarters of NATO
- 1966: Nato moves its headquarters to Brussels after France withdraws from NATO's integrated military structure
- 1968: Dauphine College, University of Paris created by decree under Minister of Education Edgar Faure
- 1970: Dauphine College becomes Université Paris IX-Dauphine
- 1994: New wing of the Porte Dauphine Campus inaugurated
- 2004: L'Université Paris-Dauphine obtains the status of "Grand Etablissement"
- Dauphine becomes the first EQUIS accredited French university for 3 years
- Dauphine's La Défense campus inaugurated at the Pôle Léonard de Vinci site
- Université Paris-Dauphine becomes an autonomous institution by virtue of the French LRU law
- The Institut Pratique du Jouralisme (IJP) joins Dauphine to become IPJ Paris-Dauphine
- Université Paris-Dauphine selected to become a member of the PSL Initiative for Excellence
- Paris-Dauphine joins PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres) Research University alongside other internationally renowned French institutions
- 2012: New EQUIS accreditation for 3 years
- 2014: Paris-Dauphine made a member of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE)
- 2015: Paris-Dauphine's EQUIS accreditation renewed for 5 years. It's awarded for academic excellence in the filed of Management
Former Presidents of the Université Paris-Dauphine
- Paul DIDIER : 1970 to 1975, professor of Civil law.
- Jean-Paul GILLI : 1975 to 1980, professor of Public law.
- Henri TEZENAS DU MONTCEL : 1980 to 1984, professor of Economics.
- Brigitte BERLIOZ-HOUIN : 1984 to 1989, professor of Civil law.
- Ivar EKELAND : 1989 to 1994, professor of Mathematics.
- Elie COHEN : 1994 to 1999, professor of Management.
- Bernard de MONTMORILLON : 1999 to 2007, professor of Management.
- Laurent BATSCH : 2007 to 2016, professor of Management.
- Isabelle HUAULT : Since 2016, professor of Organizational Theory and Strategy.