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The Polytechnic School is an institution of higher education and world-class research, a vector of a culture of excellence with a strong scientific dominance in a great humanistic tradition.
Its ambition is to make its reputation of excellence international, to be recognized as one of the very first educational institutions (Times rankings) and research in Europe and in the world.
Through its three cycles of training - engineering, master and doctorate - the Polytechnic School trains responsible men and women capable of designing and carrying out complex and innovative activities, responding to the challenges of the 21st century society If.
In this context, the Research Center of the Polytechnic School aims to work on all major scientific issues at the frontiers of knowledge, and to create a favorable environment for innovation.
Cole Polytechnique is a member of the research and higher education research group (PRES) ParisTech, which f welcomes 12 major Parisian colleges to promote international excellence. The Polytechnic School is a member of the Scientific Cooperation Foundation (FCS) of the Saclay plateau, which carries the Saclay campus project with 20 other academic and scientific partners, including ParisTech.
Cycle polytechnicien : a competitive examination , 4 years of training, the first 3 years of which make it possible to obtain the diploma of the Ecole polytechnique, a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines, experimental research , Human formation, openness to culture, creativity and entrepreneurship,
Masters : a 2-year program, 19 specialties since 2001, partnerships with major universities and universities in Paris, the expertise of its Research Center,
Doctoral students : 490 doctoral students, 40% of them foreign students, collaborations with companies, a research center of 22 laboratories.