MINES ParisTech, the École des Mines de Paris, is one of the oldest French higher education institutions in engineering. While its inspirational model has not changed, its teaching methods and its research have been anticipating and accompanied its times ever since 1783.
Two Nobel laureates were trained at the School: Georges Charpak (Physics, 1992) and Maurice Allais (Economics, 1988). Our alumni enjoy challenging careers in a variety of fields.
You possess curiosity and you wish to move towards tomorrow’s world, you will then see that research at MINES ParisTech is based on creativity, and anticipating a constantly evolving world; with its wide range of disciplines, the School is a leader in many areas. Here are five major fields in which it excels:
The 286 research professors provide the students with high-level teaching. The limited size of the annual intakes gives them an opportunity to make use of innovative pedagogical methods in correlation with the world of industry, society and future aspirations.
The aim is for academic excellence with 286 research professors, 100 theses and 400 articles or books in key research fields published every year.
The international dimension is a real aspect of MINES ParisTech. Life at the School will bring you in contact with students from more than 50 different countries. Intermixing of students from different years. The research centres are open to international exchange. Students are required to have a command of two foreign languages and placements lasting between four and twelve months in a foreign institution for engineering students are a strong feature of the School’s international vocation.
MINES ParisTech has established partnerships with some of the best institutions worldwide:
You will pursue your years of study at MINES ParisTech in limited intake classes, regardless of your choice of programme. The School will offer you tutorial guidance and virtually individual attention. You will be able to plan your career in close harmony with your aspirations and ambitions. The limited annual intake provides an opportunity to use innovative teaching methods:
You have choices to make as many career opportunities will be open to you after graduating from the School. A variety of professions will be accessible. During your studies, you will have an opportunity to set out your career plan in close harmony with your ambitions. Whether it be industry, the services or research, you will have access to the wide world.
- every student is offered a job before the end of training,
- several of the CEOs of the 40 leading French companies (CAC 40) are former graduates of the School,
- two Nobel laureates were trained at the School: Georges Charpak (Physics, 1992) and Maurice Allais (Economics, 1988).
MINES ParisTech provides a unique environment for your benefit. Located in the centre of Paris, the Latin Quarter is a hub of cultural activity with cinemas, museums and temporary exhibitions which animate the life of this district near the river Seine, with its many cafés and restaurants, providing so many opportunities for discovering life in France.
The location of the School’s research centres are also typical of various aspects of France: Fontainebleau in its charming setting, Evry and Palaiseau heralding what the future has in store, and Sophia Antipolis, a cutting-edge technological centre in an attractive Provençal setting, of which the School was one of the founders.
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