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École Polytechnique de l'Université de Nantes

École Polytechnique de l'Université de Nantes
Former names
Established January 2000
Type Grande école
Director René Le Gall
Administrative staff
200 (2011)
Students 1,250 (2011)
Postgraduates 5,600
Location Nantes and Saint-Nazaire, France
Campus multiple campuses
Affiliations University of Nantes, Polytech group, Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
Website [1]

École Polytechnique de l'Université de Nantes (also known as Polytech Nantes) is a French Grande École which provides curricula and run research programmes in a variety of scientific and technological fields:

  • electronic and digital technologies
  • electrical engineering
  • civil engineering
  • computer science
  • thermal and energy sciences
  • materials sciences
  • energies (apprenticeship)

General information

It is located on two distinct campuses:

The school was created in January 2000 through the merging of three existing engineering schools: ESA-IGELEC, IRESTE, and ISITEM.


Polytech Nantes is a department of the University of Nantes and a member of the Polytech group which is a network of 13 graduate engineering schools within France's leading science universities located in Marseille, Nantes, Montpellier, Nice, Grenoble, Paris, Annecy-Chambéry, Clermont-Ferrand, Orléans, Tours, Lyon and Lille.

External links

  • Polytech Nantes
  • Polytech group
  • Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (English)
  • Student union (French)
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