About Us

Facts and Figures

  • Foundation in 1816

 

 

  • 2 campuses : Saint-Étienne near Lyon (Rhône-Alpes region) and Gardanne near Marseille (Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region)

 

  • 1720 students
    • 460 graduate students in 3 classes of the School’s signature diploma (Master degree of Science and Engineering)
    • 230 Microelectronics & New Technologies
    • 800 specialty engineering students training under employee status
    • 40 students on Master of Science courses
    • 35 students on Specialized Masters’ courses
    • 155 doctoral students (40% from abroad)
  • 34% of international students (curriculum as student status) from more than 20 countries
  • Student to faculty ratio: 10

 

  • 450 employees:  63% scientists, 17% technical, 20% administrative
  • 450 contractors also contribute to the school’s mission
  • Faculty holding a doctorate degree:  84%

 

  • 6 training courses for general or specialized engineers
  • 11 Master of Science specialties
  • 10 doctoral disciplines
  • 2 Specialized Masters
  • 110 international agreements in 40 countries / 22 dual diploma agreements

 

  • 5 Education and Research Centres
  • 415 publications per year
  • 2 centres for innovation and entrepreneurships

 

  • Operations budget: € 47 million