The procedure for international admissions to the "Ingénieur Polytechnicien" curriculum at Ecole Polytechnique (year 2011) has begun. It is aimed at international candidates having achieved two to three years of undergraduate studies in Science or in Engineering, with outstanding results in Mathematics and/or in Physics.


École Polytechnique is a world-class educational and research establishment, conveying a culture of excellence with a strong scientific leaning in the great Humanist tradition.

Its aim is to take its reputation for excellence into the international sector, and to be recognised as one of the leading teaching and research establishments (Times ranking) in the world.

Through its three training cycles - Engineering, masters and doctorate - Ecole Polytechnique trains responsible men and women who are capable of designing and leading complex, innovative activities, to meet the challenges facing our 21st Century society.

In this context, École Polytechnique’s Research Centre aims to study all the great scientific questions on the frontiers of knowledge, and create an environment that encourages innovation.

École Polytechnique is a member of the ParisTech Research and Higher Education Cluster (PRES), which brings together 12 Grandes Ecoles in Paris to promote their excellence at an international level. École Polytechnique is a member of the Plateau de Saclay Scientific Cooperation Foundation (FCS) which is leading the Saclay campus project with 20 other academic and scientific partners including ParisTech.

On-line applications are now open and available here.

The DEADLINE for on-line applications is on OCTOBER 1st, 2010.

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Published on 15/09/2010

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