Masters Courses Offered by Ecole Polytechnique | Top Universities
École Polytechnique, Palaiseau France
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio5
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students1,248
    • SizeS
    • Total Faculty633

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    École Polytechnique's full-time English-taught Masters of Science and Technology are industry-oriented and combine state-of-the-art multidisciplinary education and in-depth scientific knowledge. These two-year programs are designed for highly qualified undergraduate students with a solid background in Science and/or Engineering and who are interested in gaining knowledge and skills necessary to play a key role in leading technology and business organizations throughout the world.

    Available programs include: 


    For more information on the MSc&T programs, register to our webinar sessions.

    For more information on the MSc&T programs, If you wish to apply to study at École Polytechnique, you will need to complete an online application form which can be found on the website. Please check the full admission requirements and deadlines.


    École Polytechnique Ingénieur Polytechnicien Program is a unique 4-year program: 3 years to obtain the Engineering degree and 1 year to obtain École Polytechnique’s Diploma. This 4-year curriculum provides students with:

    • A multidisciplinary scientific training that gives students a broad scientific base (advanced sciences, engineering sciences, social economics)
    • A human, military and sports training that allows students to develop their behavioral and relational skills
    • Specialized courses with advanced scientific concentrations that rival the top engineering schools worldwide


    The PhD program of École Polytechnique is a five-year program designed to develop outstanding students for careers in leading academic institutions or top companies throughout the world. The program leads to a PhD degree.

    Students benefit from École Polytechnique’s dynamic ecosystem and are closely associated to the research activities conducted at l’X right from the beginning of their Master’s studies. They work closely with faculty members who provide them with individual coaching, oversee their progress and help customize their training with regards to their interests and goals.

    Located in Palaiseau in the south of Paris, École Polytechnique houses its very own library, museum, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center complete with a “Fab Lab”, 23 laboratories and 8,000 square meters of indoor sports facilities and eight hectares of outdoor sports facilities.

    Its École Polytechnique Research Center is also a joint research unit with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and explores the frontiers of interdisciplinary knowledge to provide major contributions to science, technology, and society.

    École Polytechnique guarantees an outstanding experience for its international students, from their admission to their careers’ follow-up, providing them with very dedicated services, including individual academic coaching, administrative and financial support and counseling, as well as alumni mentoring.
    With almost 40 percent of the student cohort being international and representing 88 nationalities, student life at École Polytechnique is a diverse and exciting experience for all.

    Student accommodation
    Students can live both on- and off-campus. However, most students live on-campus in one of the 2,000 student residences available.
    Click here find out more about student life and student accommodation at École Polytechnique.

    École Polytechnique welcomes applications from all over the world. Entry requirements can vary between degree programs, so you will need to visit the website and select the program you are interested in applying to for further information.

    Candidates are selected on their strong academic background, especially in mathematics and science. École Polytechnique also values exemplary, extensive achievement in any intellectual or creative endeavor. This includes accomplishments in extracurricular activities such as performing arts or athletics, scientific competitions, internships, leadership in your school or community, volunteering, etc.

    To apply to study at École Polytechnique, you will need to complete an online application form which can be found on their website.

    Scholarships and grants
    There are merit-based and need based scholarships available for international students. Grants from École Polytechnique and the French government are also available, as well as other forms of financial aid, such as loans. Options include:

    • Excellence scholarship
    • Women in Science scholarship
    • Tuition fee waivers
    • Interest free loan supported by the École Polytechnique Foundation

    Having ranked 30th in the world in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019, École Polytechnique graduates are among the most employable worldwide.
    Its Association of Alumni and Graduates also helps create and develop links across its 30,000 alumni network.


    About

    École Polytechnique's full-time English-taught Masters of Science and Technology are industry-oriented and combine state-of-the-art multidisciplinary education and in-depth scientific knowledge. These two-year programs are designed for highly qualified undergraduate students with a solid background in Science and/or Engineering and who are interested in gaining knowledge and skills necessary to play a key role in leading technology and business organizations throughout the world.

    Available programs include: 


    For more information on the MSc&T programs, register to our webinar sessions.

    For more information on the MSc&T programs, If you wish to apply to study at École Polytechnique, you will need to complete an online application form which can be found on the website. Please check the full admission requirements and deadlines.


    École Polytechnique Ingénieur Polytechnicien Program is a unique 4-year program: 3 years to obtain the Engineering degree and 1 year to obtain École Polytechnique’s Diploma. This 4-year curriculum provides students with:

    • A multidisciplinary scientific training that gives students a broad scientific base (advanced sciences, engineering sciences, social economics)
    • A human, military and sports training that allows students to develop their behavioral and relational skills
    • Specialized courses with advanced scientific concentrations that rival the top engineering schools worldwide


    The PhD program of École Polytechnique is a five-year program designed to develop outstanding students for careers in leading academic institutions or top companies throughout the world. The program leads to a PhD degree.

    Students benefit from École Polytechnique’s dynamic ecosystem and are closely associated to the research activities conducted at l’X right from the beginning of their Master’s studies. They work closely with faculty members who provide them with individual coaching, oversee their progress and help customize their training with regards to their interests and goals.

    Located in Palaiseau in the south of Paris, École Polytechnique houses its very own library, museum, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center complete with a “Fab Lab”, 23 laboratories and 8,000 square meters of indoor sports facilities and eight hectares of outdoor sports facilities.

    Its École Polytechnique Research Center is also a joint research unit with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and explores the frontiers of interdisciplinary knowledge to provide major contributions to science, technology, and society.

    École Polytechnique guarantees an outstanding experience for its international students, from their admission to their careers’ follow-up, providing them with very dedicated services, including individual academic coaching, administrative and financial support and counseling, as well as alumni mentoring.
    With almost 40 percent of the student cohort being international and representing 88 nationalities, student life at École Polytechnique is a diverse and exciting experience for all.

    Student accommodation
    Students can live both on- and off-campus. However, most students live on-campus in one of the 2,000 student residences available.
    Click here find out more about student life and student accommodation at École Polytechnique.

    École Polytechnique welcomes applications from all over the world. Entry requirements can vary between degree programs, so you will need to visit the website and select the program you are interested in applying to for further information.

    Candidates are selected on their strong academic background, especially in mathematics and science. École Polytechnique also values exemplary, extensive achievement in any intellectual or creative endeavor. This includes accomplishments in extracurricular activities such as performing arts or athletics, scientific competitions, internships, leadership in your school or community, volunteering, etc.

    To apply to study at École Polytechnique, you will need to complete an online application form which can be found on their website.

    Scholarships and grants
    There are merit-based and need based scholarships available for international students. Grants from École Polytechnique and the French government are also available, as well as other forms of financial aid, such as loans. Options include:

    • Excellence scholarship
    • Women in Science scholarship
    • Tuition fee waivers
    • Interest free loan supported by the École Polytechnique Foundation

    Having ranked 30th in the world in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019, École Polytechnique graduates are among the most employable worldwide.
    Its Association of Alumni and Graduates also helps create and develop links across its 30,000 alumni network.


    University highlights

    Ecole Polytechnique is one of the top Public universities in Palaiseau, France. It is ranked #61 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #41
    • 2013
      #=41
    • 2014
      #35
    • 2015
      #40
    • 2016
      #=53
    • 2018
      #59
    • 2019
      #65
    • 2020
      #60
    • 2021
      #61

    Ranking criteria

    69.9
    Overall
    41.8
    Academic Reputation
    98.7
    Employer Reputation
    99.8
    Faculty Student Ratio
    95.8
    International Faculty Ratio
    99
    International Students Ratio
    65.8
    Citations per Faculty

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    2,850

    73%
    27%

    International students
    1,248

    74%
    26%

    Total faculty staff
    633

    253
    380

    Total students
    2,850

    73%
    27%

    International students
    1,248

    74%
    26%

    Total faculty staff
    633

    380
    253

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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