France: École Polytechnique

Ecole Polytechnique is a French public institution of higher education and research, located in Palaiseau near Paris. Polytechnique was formed in 1794 during the French Revolution, and became a military school during Napoleon I in 1804. The majority is located in the Latin Quarter in central Paris. Among its alumni are three Nobel Prize winners, three French presidents and many company leaders.

University in brief

Language of instruction: French and English
Academic calendar: September - January, February - June
Credit system: ECTS
Website:  www.polytechnique.edu

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: The schools have different exchange agreements and therefore different number of spots. Contact your international coordinator for more information.
Grade requirements: 4,0, French is required

Programme specific information

If your programme is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.