About Us

Annual key figures

of Mines Saint-Étienne

A Graduate Engineering School of Institut Mines Télécom.

Founded in 1816

Campuses

  • 2 campuses : Saint-Étienne near Lyon (Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Region) and Gardanne near Marseille (Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur Region)
  • 58,200 m2 of buildings
  • 532 student rooms & apartments

Academics

  • 6 Engineering Masters for general and specialized engineers
  • 14 Masters of Science programmes (including 8 taught in English)
  • 9 Doctoral disciplines
  • 5 professional training programmes
    • 3 Specialized Masters
    • 1 Master of Science
    • 1 “Badge” Master
  • 152 International agreements in 42 countries / 35 double degree agreements

Education (international students)

  • 550 ICM (20%)
  • 265 ISMIN (16%)
  • 120 MSc (59%)
  • 170 PhD (50%)

Staff

  • Establishment employment: 378 staff of which:
    • 121 research professors
    • 4 professors
    • 52 researchers (42 of whom are staff PhD students)
    • 45 engineers
    • 156 technical and administrative staff
  • 450 external contractors who also contribute to the school’s mission

Research

  • 135 Researchers in 5 cutting-edge research centres
  • 50 PhD theses defended annually
  • 70 Directors of research for PhD students (HDR)
  • 33 % of Research Staff International
  • 330 A-ranking research papers published annually
  • € 6.5 million in contractual resources in Research and Innovation – including € 1.9 million in direct contracts with companies
  • 6 research and training chairs  
  • Involvement of the school in 9 competitiveness clusters (founding member or associate)

La Rotonde

  • 1 scientific & cultural outreach centre – La Rotonde

Budget

  • Operational budget: 50 million euros – 37% own resources of the establishment

Miscellaneous

  • Former engineering students ICM and ISMIN are grouped together in the same alumni association. Almost 9,600 alumni.
  • 10,000 job offers managed each year by the common Careers Department at the Mines of Paris, Saint-Étienne and Nancy.

Data up to date in December 2020.