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:polytechnique.edu Youtube: tvpolytechnique
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 or your school is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.
School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health (CBH)
École Polytechnique is not available for exchange studies for international Master students at CBH.
There are two semesters that only EES students can apply for but there is a local test one has to pas test and interview at École Polytechnique for final admission.
Please note that École Polytechnique open the application period only ONCE A YEAR (in March) for admission the next academic year. There is no specific application period for the spring semester. Students willing to complete an exchange period in the spring semester must apply in March of the previous year.