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MINES ParisTech


MINES ParisTech, the École des Mines de Paris, is one of the oldest French higher education institutions in engineering. While its inspirational model has not changed, its teaching methods and its research have been anticipating and accompanying its times ever since 1783.


You will pursue your years of study at MINES ParisTech in limited intake classes, regardless of your choice of programme. The School will offer you tutorial guidance and virtually individual attention. You will be able to plan your career in close harmony with your aspirations and ambitions. The limited annual intake provides an opportunity to use innovative teaching methods:

  • one teacher for every student,
  • teaching in small-class contexts,
  • 400 students studying over three years and 260 staff members providing an exceptional standard of supervision. 


18  research centres in five major fields:

  •  Earth sciences and environment          
  •  Energy and process engineering          
  •  Mechanical and materials engineering           
  •  Mathematics and systems          
  •  Economics, management and society


You have choices to make as many career opportunities will be open to you after graduating from the School. A variety of professions will be accessible. During your studies, you will have an opportunity to set out your career plan in close harmony with your ambitions. Whether it be industry, the services or research, you will have access to the wide world.

- employability,

- every student is offered a job before the end of training,

- several of the CEOs of the 40 leading French companies (CAC 40) are former graduates of the School,

- two Nobel laureates were trained at the School: Georges Charpak (Physics, 1992) and Maurice Allais (Economics, 1988).

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Housing services

Staying in a hotel can be a practical solution until such time as you find somewhere permanent to live. You can also find rental accommodation by consulting the websites of estate agents or individual landlords.

Library services

    A Library with Exceptional Resources

  •  200,000 publications, maps and archive documents
  •  A documentary fund adapted to research and teaching

Campus life

MINES ParisTech provides a unique environment for your benefit. Located in the centre of Paris,  the Latin Quarter is a hub of cultural activity with cinemas, museums and temporary exhibitions which animate the life of this district near the river Seine, with its many cafés and restaurants, providing so many opportunities for discovering life in France.

The location of the School’s research centres are also typical of various aspects of France: Fontainebleau in its charming setting, Evry and Palaiseau heralding what the future has in store, and Sophia Antipolis, a cutting-edge technological centre in an attractive Provençal setting, of which the School was one of the founders.

Student clubs

  • associations and clubs,
  • sport,
  • competitions,
  • brass band, drama society, etc.

Paris, Île-de-France, France

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