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, master’s 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
For over 200 years, École Polytechnique has been a leader among the French engineering grandes écoles. This leadership is due to the quality of our students, lecturers and researchers and to our single, firm objective of providing a very high level, multi-disciplinary, scientific and human education.