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Institut Polytechnique de Paris

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Institut Polytechnique de Paris, Palaiseau Cedex France

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# =38QS World University Rankings

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70Postgraduate programs

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2465International students

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About Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Institut Polytechnique de Paris is a public higher education and research institution that brings together five top-tier French engineering Schools: École Polytechnique, ENSTA Paris, ENSAE Paris, Télécom Paris and Télécom SudParis. Established on May 2019, Institut Polytechnique de Paris capitalizes on the 200 years of expertise in science and technology of its 5 founding Schools. The Institute welcomes 8 500 students each year. 

Institut Polytechnique de Paris is located close to Paris on the Plateau de Saclay, a research-intensive, education and business hub referred to as one of the eight leading innovation clusters in the world.

Its campus offers an extensive network of scientific, educational and sports facilities. Student residences are located either on campus or in the cities nearby and Paris. Ideally located just outside Paris, the campus is easily accessible by public transport, allowing students to take advantage of the economic dynamism and rich cultural life of the French capital.

Students are admitted through a very selective recruitment process and receive a high-quality education from a community of 1000 faculty members and experts who are renowned in their fields.

Institut Polytechnique de Paris develops multidisciplinary education from Bachelor to PhD levels and research programs in ten disciplinary departments: Biology; Chemistry and Processes; Economics; Information, Communications and Electronics; Computer Science, Data and Artificial Intelligence; Mathematics; Mechanics and Energetics; Physics; Humanities, Arts, Literature and Languages; Social Sciences and Management. This multidisciplinary approach creates new synergies between fields, for example by implementing new technologies to traditional fields.

Knowledge transfer to the economy and society is at the heart of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris' mission. Its network of incubators, its 30 high-end laboratories, its interdisciplinary centers and its private and public research partners help drive cutting-edge innovation and foster students' creativity.

Programs at Institut Polytechnique de Paris are taught in English and/or in French.

English taught programs include: 

To find out more about IP Paris, you can visit its social media platforms: Facebook; YouTube; Twitter; LinkedIn


https://www.ip-paris.fr/en/

About Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Institut Polytechnique de Paris is a public higher education and research institution that brings together five top-tier French engineering Schools: École Polytechnique, ENSTA Paris, ENSAE Paris, Télécom Paris and Télécom SudParis. Established on May 2019, Institut Polytechnique de Paris capitalizes on the 200 years of expertise in science and technology of its 5 founding Schools. The Institute welcomes 8 500 students each year. 

Institut Polytechnique de Paris is located close to Paris on the Plateau de Saclay, a research-intensive, education and business hub referred to as one of the eight leading innovation clusters in the world.

Its campus offers an extensive network of scientific, educational and sports facilities. Student residences are located either on campus or in the cities nearby and Paris. Ideally located just outside Paris, the campus is easily accessible by public transport, allowing students to take advantage of the economic dynamism and rich cultural life of the French capital.

Students are admitted through a very selective recruitment process and receive a high-quality education from a community of 1000 faculty members and experts who are renowned in their fields.

Institut Polytechnique de Paris develops multidisciplinary education from Bachelor to PhD levels and research programs in ten disciplinary departments: Biology; Chemistry and Processes; Economics; Information, Communications and Electronics; Computer Science, Data and Artificial Intelligence; Mathematics; Mechanics and Energetics; Physics; Humanities, Arts, Literature and Languages; Social Sciences and Management. This multidisciplinary approach creates new synergies between fields, for example by implementing new technologies to traditional fields.

Knowledge transfer to the economy and society is at the heart of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris' mission. Its network of incubators, its 30 high-end laboratories, its interdisciplinary centers and its private and public research partners help drive cutting-edge innovation and foster students' creativity.

Programs at Institut Polytechnique de Paris are taught in English and/or in French.

English taught programs include: 

To find out more about IP Paris, you can visit its social media platforms: Facebook; YouTube; Twitter; LinkedIn


https://www.ip-paris.fr/en/

Available programs

Institut Polytechnique de Paris offers a wide range of postgraduate courses, including:

 
  • Master’s programs

Institut Polytechnique de Paris offers Master programs in fundamental and applied sciences in a wide range of fields with an international focus. Taught by leading academics and renowned experts, they prepare graduates to engineer industrial innovations.

14 fields of study:


    Entry requirements:
    Master’s are open to students who have completed an undergraduate degree in sciences, engineering or economics and social sciences.

    Tuition fees for a master’s program ranges from €243 per year to €6,243 per year (except for the Nuclear Energy Master which fees are specific), depending on the program itself and the student’s nationality.

    Follow this link to apply


    • PhD Track (Integrated Master and PhD Program)


    PhD Track
    is a five-year integrated Master and PhD Programs aimed at high-potential undergraduate students who know from Master’s level that they wish to commit to a scientific PhD. The PhD Track offers top students a selective and personalized curriculum with training periods at laboratories and opportunity to focus gradually on their thesis subject. A renowned professor oversees each student’s work.


    Entry requirements:
    PhD Tracks are open to students who have completed an undergraduate degree in sciences, engineering, economics or social sciences.

    Fees: For PhD-Tracks, the 2-year master fees are waived. Fees only amount to €243 per year.  Merit-based scholarships can be granted to the best students.

    Follow this link to apply


    • PhD programs


    Institut Polytechnique de Paris offers three-year PhD programs in a variety of disciplinary fields. The doctoral research is based on 30 laboratories and takes place in a high-quality scientific environment. PhD students are offered the opportunity to conduct their PhD with high-tech companies and multinational groups with renowned R&D departments or with major national and international research institutes (CNRS, INRIA, CEA, ONERA...).


    Entry requirements:
    PhD applicants are required to have completed a master’s degree in the field of their thesis subject.

    Registration fees are €380 per year. The host laboratory will provide a research fellowship.

    To apply, consult the thesis proposals of Institut Polytechnique de Paris Schools or contact a Researcher/Professor from one of our laboratories.

    • Engineering programs (Cycles Ingenieurs)

    Each School at Institut Polytechnique de Paris has its own 3-year (or 4-year) Engineering program. A highly selective entrance examination is open to international students who have completed at least 2 years of undergraduate studies.

    It proposes a customizable multidisciplinary education offering a broad scientific and technical knowledge in Institut Polytechnique de Paris’ fields of excellence. The programs allow strong interactions with companies and laboratories and include solid competences in management, law, economics and social sciences.

    Entry requirement: Engineering programs are open to students who have completed at least 2 years of an undergraduate degree in science (mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics, physics, computer sciences) or engineering.

    Fees for international students vary between €1,850 per year to €12,600 per year depending on the School and whether the student is European or not. International students admitted in the frame of international cooperation agreements may benefit from partial or total exemptions of their Engineering program tuition fees.

    Follow this link to apply


    There are a number of scholarships available at Institut Polytechnique de Paris including from the French Government or your country of origin. The Institut Polytechnique de Paris awards merit-based excellence scholarships for students enrolled in PhD tracks. Engineering students may as well benefit from grants or loans from foundations or alumni associations. Host laboratories will provide PhD students with research fellowships.


    International students may apply online directly via Institut Polytechnique de Paris’s website

    University information

    Admission criteria are based on the applicants’ academic background, language skills, statement of purpose and reference letters.

    Applicants for the Engineering program also must take written and oral exams and PhD Track applicants are required to attend an interview. 

    Applications for Masters and PhD Tracks open on January 5th, 2021 and are reviewed in 2 rounds with two deadlines set in February 7, 2021 and April 30, 2021.

    One deadline is set on February 7, 2021 for PhD Tracks.

    PhDs are on a yearlong rolling admissions base.

    Students apply directly online from June 2021 till September 2021 for the Engineering programs.

    Learn about the admissions process here

    Need-based and merit-based scholarships are awarded by the French government and other authorities to international students for Engineering programs. Institut Polytechnique de Paris awards merit-based excellence scholarships for students enrolled in PhD tracks. Host laboratories provide PhD students with fellowships.

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    Research activities of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris are conducted within 30 research laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment. Students are encouraged to develop their own projects and have access to entrepreneurship training and innovation learning facilities such as fabLab, e-lab, design studios and incubators. Students also benefit from close links with companies and research centers as well as from the new interdisciplinary centers set up with renowned partners to find solutions to society issues.

    Institut Polytechnique de Paris’s six libraries give students free access to its large resources and offers welcoming study spaces.

    Accommodation, places to eat and student associations are located on campus and in the immediate vicinity.

    Students can enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor sports, from athletics to horse riding or martial arts, providing students with an exceptional living and working environment

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    Student life

    35 percent of students at Institut Polytechnique de Paris are international, and 88 nationalities are represented on campus from all over the world.


    Set in a unique 200-hectare site, the campus offers students a vibrant and dynamic student life.

    Students participate in the many cultural, social, scientific, business and sport associations’ activities including student unions, event-planning, international clubs, digital technologies, charity, theatre, music, football, natation, festive activities...

    Sport is highly valued and dedicated time is allotted to enable all students to practice.

    Students also take part in events held on campus: conferences, symposiums, exhibitions, ceremonies, sporting and sciences competitions.

    Several accommodation options are available at Institut Polytechnique de Paris:

    • Residence halls on campus
    • Student residence in the cities nearby or in Paris, homestay accommodation or private housing rentals

    The campus is located next to the towns of Massy and Palaiseau, just 30 minutes from the center of Paris by public transport. 


    More than 95 percent of graduates find a job within four months of graduation. 

    Institut Polytechnique de Paris has a number of career services available to students, including recruitment forums, workshop sessions, mentoring programs.

    Students benefit from a large community of over 60,000 alumni including CEOs, well-renowned researchers, entrepreneurs, inventors and political leaders. Find out about the alumni associations here.


    Tuition fee and scholarships

    One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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    Rankings & ratings

    Institut Polytechnique de Paris is one of the top public universities in Palaiseau Cedex, France. It is ranked #=38 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

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