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École Polytechnique - ParisTech

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The 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 - the 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, the 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. The 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. The 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.

Country France
School name École Polytechnique - ParisTech
City Palaiseau
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Biology Department
Chemistry Department
Computer Science Department
Economics
Applied Mathematics Department
Mathematics
Mechanics Department
Physics Department
Humanities and Social Sciences
Languages and Culture Department
Faculty
(Graduate)
Biology Department
Chemistry Department
Computer Science Department
Economics
Applied Mathematics Department
Mathematics
Mechanics Department
Physics Department
Humanities and Social Sciences
Languages and Culture Department
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class French, English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1794
The number of students (Undergraduate) 2,895
The number of students (Graduate) 1,005
Test required for admission Written tests and interviews
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students 786
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 201-300
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 41
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 70
Address 12, rue Édouard Manet, 75013 Paris
Link to official website https://www.polytechnique.edu/home/about-ecole-polytechnique/major-projects/paristech/paristech-23813.kjsp
Link to contact website http://www.ratp.fr/fr/ratp/r_29405/contacts/