Institut Polytechnique de Paris / École Polytechnique




About university

For its entry in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2023, Institut Polytechnique de Paris ranks 12th worldwide and 1st in France.

Two of Institut Polytechnique de Paris’ universities are part of EIT InnoEnergy pogrammes:


École Polytechnique: Master’s in Renewable Energy


École Polytechnique, is the most prestigious engineering Grande École in France.


A degree from École Polytechnique is highly competitive as the university is regularly recognised amongst top engineering institutions. QS World Rankings placed it as 18th out of 499 universities across the world for employability.


École Polytechnique guarantees its international students a unique experience. Thanks to excellent fundamental research in tune with societal issues, École Polytechnique creates strong links with the corporate world, from small businesses to major French and international groups.


An extra advantage for students choosing this institution is that they may apply for loans of up to 6,000 EUR and at a 0% interest rate during their year at École Polytechnique. The loans are provided by French national banks.


ENSTA Paris as year 2 university of the Master’s in Nuclear Energy


ENSTA Paris is the oldest Grande École in France.


It focuses on high-level scientific and technological training and it graduates houndreds of engineers every year. ENSTA Paris’ network allows them to embed industry connections in all of their programmes while maintaining a friendly and international environment.

Immigration policies

Students choosing Institut Polytechnique de Paris as a study destination can enjoy favorable immigration policies for during and after studies.


Students who have completed their Master’s in France, have an added advantage as they can get a temporary residence permit for a period of 12 months.

Learn from some of the best professors
Being incredibly passionate about energy transition, it was the university reputation that firstly enticed me. Secondly, France holds a multitude of companies and organisations that are in the forefront for energy related activities!

Malavika Venugopal, EIT InnoEnergy Master School alumna and Climate Change Consultant at Carbon Limits

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:   +44 7407 303554


:   +44 3331 500488


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