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Admissions

Admissions

The variety of backgrounds within the Institut Polytechnique de Paris student community are a powerful marker of its identity. Whatever your background, your interests, and your ambitions, you will find the course that suits you.

IP Paris Masters & PhD Tracks: Applications open

The first application session for the Masters of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris will soon be announced. Discover below in the Master & PhD Track tabs the different admission sessions.

 

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If you have any question, you can have look at the "Frequently asked questions" or send an email to master-admission@ip-paris.fr. or phd-track@ip-paris.fr

The Bachelor of Science is a program delivered by École Polytechnique. This three-year program is designed for students entering higher education who are passionate about mathematics and science and who wish to study science at one of the world's top universities. It is highly selective and multidisciplinary, taught entirely in English, and is fully open to the world, with an intake of 74% international students.

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PhD track is a five-year program aimed at high-potential undergraduate students who know from Master’s level that they wish to commit to a scientific PhD. This pathway provides a springboard for tackling the future scientific challenges in research and development centers of companies and major universities. The first two years of the course are attached to the Master’s pathway at the Institut Polytechnique de Paris. The following three years are spent on a research project which awards you the PhD classification.

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Admissions calendar 2023-2024

  • Applications: To be announced (unique admission session)
  • Results will be available on the candidate space

Applications can be submitted exclusively online. You will need to provide the following documents:

  • Transcript
  • Two academic references (added online directly by your referees)
  • CV/resume
  • Statement of purpose

Registrations of admitted students: May - September 2023

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Frequently Asked Questions

Master’s

The Institut Polytechnique de Paris offers a large number of pathways grouped under 15 Master’s programs. The Master’s degrees at the Institut Polytechnique de Paris are open to students holding an undergraduate degree. The training takes two years, admission directly into the 2nd year of the Master’s is only possible for students who have completed the first year of a similar Master’s program (60 ECTS).

 

Application portal

Admissions calendar 2023-2024

First session:

  • Applications: To be announced
  • Results will be communicated on the candidate space

Second session:

  • Applications:To be announced
  • Results will be communicated on the candidate space

Third session

  • Applications: To be announced

The economics and the Projet, Innovation, Conception (PIC) programs will not be open for the 3rd session of application. Please note that other programs might not be open for the 3rd session. The updated list will be announced as soon as possible.

Applications can be submitted exclusively online. You will need to provide the following documents:

  • Transcript
  • Two academic references (added online directly by your referees)
  • CV/resume
  • Statement of purpose

Registrations of admitted students: May - September, 2023

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Specialized Master’s

The Specialized Master’s is a one-year post-Master’s program (6 years’ higher education), delivered by the founding schools of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris,  for students wishing to supplement their studies and professionals seeking to acquire professional expertise. This highly scientific and professional course is open to all students who have completed a 2-year Master’s or those who have done 1 year with relevant work experience (3 years minimum)

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Master of Science and Technology

The Master of Science and Technology of École Polytechnique is a one-year multidisciplinary training course delivering an industry-oriented Master’s level degree (5 years’ higher education). It is aimed at students with 3 years of higher education and solid knowledge of science and/or engineering.

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Executive Master

The Executive Master is a degree program of École Polytechnique dedicated to senior managers with an average of 15 years of experience. Its aim is to develop leaders to design, deploy and manage projects with a strong focus on innovation and technology, in an international perspective, and for organizations from any sector. The program consists of 12 modules of 4-5 days that span over 14 months allowing them to follow the classes while working full time.

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The Institut Polytechnique de Paris offers 3-year doctoral programs in a wide variety of disciplines. The doctoral research conducted at IP Paris draws on 30 laboratories, some of which are co-tutored with CNRS and Inria, offering a top-quality research environment. IP Paris doctoral students can carry out their studies in partnership with a company. There are two doctoral schools: the multidisciplinary IP Paris Doctoral School (link), co-accredited with HEC Paris, and the Hadamard Doctoral School of Mathematics (link), co-accredited with Paris-Saclay University and PSL University.

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Each year the five schools of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris welcome more than 5000 students into their engineering programs. These 3- or 4-year multidisciplinary courses are highly selective and are open to students who have completed at least 2 years of an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, economics or quantitative finance.

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School by school details for French applicants:

Applications for international applicants:

Applications for international applicants

Application timeline for international applicants:

May 2022:

Online applications open

September 15, 2022:     

Online registration deadline to submit the application with all the required supporting documentsOctober 7, 2022:

Notification of eligibility, candidates selected by one or several of the five schools  are shortlisted to take oral exams 

October 10 – 25, 2022:

Shortlisted students confirm their desire to take the oral entrance examinations for admission to the schools that selected their application.  

October 26 to November 11, 2022:

Oral exams by videoconference

November 12 – 14, 2022:

Students rank their preferences for entrance to the schools which selected their application, prior to oral exams.November 21, 2022:

The IP Paris examination board notifies admission to  one of the 5 schools

December 2022 to March 2023:

The five schools issue admission letters

September 2023:      

Term begins

Please note that, depending on your academic background you will be admitted either in the 1st year (final year of undergraduate studies) or 2nd year (Master 1) of the curriculum.

With an excellent curriculum tailored to the needs of the economic world, lifelong learning courses in the member schools of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris draw on the excellence of research carried out in the labs. It enables employees to develop their skills and companies to cultivate knowledge and expertise in the field to boost their competitiveness.

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École Polytechnique offers summer schools in artificial intelligence, data science and French Culture for undergraduate students, as well as Sciences for school students who are studying for higher education.

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The Institut Polytechnique de Paris and its member schools offer free online courses in science, technology, engineering, digital and innovation. Open to everyone from secondary school to PhD level. All the courses are taught by faculty members from the Institut Polytechnique de Paris.

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