Polytech Nantes

Introduction

Polytech Nantes, a French "Grande École"

Polytech Nantes is the graduate engineering school of University of Nantes. It's accredited by the Commission des Titres d'Ingénieur (CTI), the French institution which awards engineering degrees.

Polytech Nantes is a founding member of the Polytech group, a network of 13 graduate engineering schools. The school is a part of an academically stimulating and scientifically driven environment. Polytech Nantes is proud to offer a complete and comprehensive engineering education program thanks to its strong links with the business world, both at national and international levels.

Key Figures

  • 2 campuses: Nantes and Saint-Nazaire
  • 6,200 graduate in the workforce
  • 1,120 current students
  • 300 students take part in our special "Parcours des écoles d'ingénieurs Polytech (PeiP)", which corresponds to the first two years of a scientific degree
  • 300 engineering graduate per year
  • 120 PhD Students
  • 127 academic staff
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Campus

Polytech Nantes is located at the heart of "Atlanpole", the technology park of Nantes. Its modern and well equipped buildings provide an ideal learning environment for engineering students. Nestled amongst the aeronautics and shipbuilding industries of Saint-Nazaire, the Gavy campus enjoy an industrial harbor environment. This campus also benefits from its proximity to the exceptional Guérande Peninsula and a number of seaside resorts.

Student Union

The Student Union (B.D.E.) brings together students from all study programs at Polytech Nantes. The B.D.E takes care of all the clubs of the school, including the student sports association (B.D.S).

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International Master Degrees

A a student of Polytech Nantes, you will also be entitled to free classes to learn French throughout the semester or the year and will benefit from an international environment.

With its international partnerships, Polytech Nantes has developed a complete range of programs taught in English thanks to the quality of its research and teaching staff. We pride ourselves in offering very high-quality training programs in an ideal studying environment : Nantes, one of the most lively cities in France.

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Prerequisites for the courses are :

English Proficiency: the minimum recommended level required is B2 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or equivalent).

French Proficiency: Only required for everyday life. The minimum recommended level is A1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • French

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Programs

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Master

Master degree in Multimedia and Data Management

Campus Full time 1 year France Nantes

Polytech Nantes (University of Nantes engineering school) offers a Master degree in computer science, specialized in Multimedia and Data Management Research and Development. Through this program, students will acquire the scientific and technological knowledge, as well as the practical experience, to understand and contribute to innovative R&D processes. [+]

Polytech Nantes (University of Nantes engineering school) offers a Master degree in computer science, specialized in Multimedia and Data Management Research and Development. Through this program, students will acquire the scientific and technological knowledge, as well as the practical experience, to understand and contribute to innovative R&D processes. The program is meant for international students and is taught in English (introduction to French language and culture are provided). It starts at the beginning of September each year, until end of August the following year. Objectives The program aims at acquiring a high level scientific and technological knowledge and working experience, in the field of multimedia and data management. Half of the program is dedicated to the development of a high-level research project, co-supervised by professors from two research laboratories (IRCCyN - IVC research group and LINA - DUKE research group), to which students will be integrated. Both laboratories have strong recognition from the French Ministry of Research (UMR CNRS status) and parternerships with industry. Program Each course is associated to a specific day of the week, with lectures and associated exercises in the morning, and personal work in the afternoon. This personal work includes further exercises, hands-on lab work and projects, and revising lecture notes. Each student will be provided with a set of reference scientific books, covering the scope of the master program, to keep for the duration of his studies in Nantes. After four months in Nantes, every student starts his master degree research & development project (master... [-]

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