École Polytechnique : dedicated to train high potential scientists and future executives at an international level. Each year, École Polytechnique organizes a competitive entrance examination for the Cycle Ingenieur which will earn students the École Polytechnique engineering degree and École Polytechnique diploma.

About Ecole Polytechnique

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 recognized 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.


Registration open for international students

The procedure for international admissions to the “Ingénieur Polytechnicien” curriculum at Ecole Polytechnique (year 2013) begins now. 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.

Additional information can be obtained from their web site at or by e-mail at


On-line applications :


The DEADLINE for on-line applications is on OCTOBER 1st, 2012. Scholarships available