A product of the French Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment, École Polytechnique has a rich history that spans over 220 years. Since its inception, the school has borne a tradition of scientific excellence and commitment to serving the common good. The school produces socially responsible professionals who excel in leading complex and innovative projects which address current and future challenges facing our society.
École Polytechnique (l'X) generates and disseminates first-class, multidisciplinary scientific knowledge for its students, for industry and for society with a major focus on entrepreneurship, courage, integrity and responsibility throughout its teaching and research programs.
The school is ranked among the best universities worldwide for educating Fortune 500 CEOs by the Times Higher Education in 2017 and 4th best small university worldwide.
It offers high-level graduate programs in the fields of Science and Technology, Health, Engineering Science, Economics and Management, and Sustainable Development.
Our programs combine fundamental research, technology application and development, and innovation management. All of them include a significant taught element and a research component (e.g. research-related courses, thesis/dissertation, internship/project, lab work, etc.).
Ecole Polytechnique’s full-time graduate degree programs are industry oriented and combine state-of-the-art multidisciplinary education and in-depth scientific knowledge. These two-year programs, taught entirely in English, are designed for highly-qualified undergraduates with a strong quantitative background in Science, Engineering and Economics depending on the programme.