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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. Among its alumni are three Nobel Prize winners, three French presidents and many company leaders.

Aerial view of Ecole Polytechnique

University in brief

Language of instruction: French and English
Academic calendar: September-January, February-June
Credit system: ECTS
Youtube: tvpolytechnique

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