Master in Civil Engineering

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

The higher vocation of our Master is designed to prepare students for research in the public and private sector.

Language of teaching

All the courses are in English (French language courses are also included).


The programme focuses on the following specialised areas: numerical modelling, constitutive laws, structural reliability, advanced experimental techniques, durability, modern concrete, geomechanics and earthquake engineering.


The principal vocation of the Master in Civil Engineering is to develop scientific and technological knowledge.


The training is mainly provided by researchers from the Institute in Civil and Mechanical Engineering (GeM), the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR - Nantes) and Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (Nantes).

The supporting research institutes have important experimental test facilities for a static and dynamic characterization of materials and structures and a high tech computational center.

Required education

Students must hold a first University degree after at least three years of studies (Bachelor of Science or 180 credits in the European system or equivalent).

Conditions of admission

Applicants must be fluent in English, both in writing and speaking. An applicant whose native language is not English is required to pass a recognized international English test such as the TOEFL or another equivalent.

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Sept. 2019
2 years
15,000 EUR
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