Mines ParisTech | PSL

Introduction

About us

230 years of history for the Graduate School.

1281 students, 18 research centers, 286 talented research professors, 1st school for partnership research, a unique link with companies.

Values built over the years, which we are proud to display, to maintain, to share.

Welcome to MINES ParisTech!

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10 reasons to discover MINES ParisTech

* An international vocation and an entrepreneurial spirit

* Mineralogy Museum
* 100,000 items
* The museum ranks first worldwide for its systematic collections
* The museum ranks third worldwide for the wealth of its collections

* A Library with Exceptional Resources
* 200,000 publications, maps and archive documents
* A documentary fund adapted to research and teaching

o Earth sciences and environment
o Energy and process engineering
o Mechanical and materials engineering
o Mathematics and systems

* Mineralogy Museum
* 100,000 items
* The museum ranks first worldwide for its systematic collections
* The museum ranks third worldwide for the wealth of its collections

* A Library with Exceptional Resources
* 200,000 publications, maps and archive documents
* A documentary fund adapted to research and teaching

3. Academics

o Earth sciences and environment
o Energy and process engineering
o Mechanical and materials engineering
o Mathematics and systems o Economics, management and societyders.

The international dimension is a real aspect of MINES ParisTech. Life at the School will bring you in contact with students from more than 50 different countries. Intermixing of students from different years. The research centers are open to international exchange. Students are required to have a command of two foreign languages and placements lasting between four and twelve months in a foreign institution for engineering students are a strong feature of the School’s international vocation.

MINES ParisTech has established partnerships with some of the best institutions worldwide:

  • Student exchange agreements with 100 partner-universities worldwide
  • 30% of the student intake at MINES ParisTech, in its various programs, come from some 50 different countries
  • The Athens/Cesaer Leuven Network Forum
  • Training courses
  • Language tuition for all students. Every student is expected to be fluent in two languages
  • 10 foreign language possibilities for the students

5. High Teaching Standards in Small-Class Contexts

You will pursue your years of study at MINES ParisTech in limited intake classes, regardless of your choice of program. 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

6. ParisTech

  • Research and higher education, a cluster of excellence
  • MINES ParisTech is a founder member of the ParisTech network which brings together 11 engineering institutes and one business school in Paris to promote and combine the development of an international dimension and to offer a range of joint education programs
  • The ParisTech network has all the features of a major university institution

7. Career Opportunities

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 the 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)

8. Network

  • The ParisTech alumni network comprises 220,000 former students
  • The GEM Intermines network comprises 17,000 former students
  • MINES ParisTech benefits from a substantial network of alumni holding key positions. There are 9,000 MINES ParisTech alumni all around the world

9. Student Life

  • Associations and clubs
  • Sport
  • Competitions
  • Brass band, drama society, etc.

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10. Paris (location)

MINES ParisTech provides a unique environment for your benefit. Located in the center 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 centers 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 center in an attractive Provençal setting, of which the School was one of the founders.

Key facts & figures

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Training of excellence

170 graduate civil engineers

230 graduates of the 17 specialized Masters

20 engineers from the Corps of Mines

100 new graduate doctors

150 continuing education trainees

… Per year (rounded data)

* An international vocation and an entrepreneurial spirit

* Founding member of ParisTech and of the Groupe des Ecoles des Mines
* 50 partner universities throughout the world
* New areas of study invented at the School include geostatistics and morphological mathematics
* Research linked to industry
* 230th anniversary in 2013

18 research centres in five major fields:

o Earth sciences and environment
o Energy and process engineering
o Mechanical and materials engineering
o Mathematics and systems

o Economics, management and societyders.

* €30 million of research contracts per year

* The leading French engineering school for the volume of contractual research

* 200 industrial partners

* 16 teaching and research Chairs

* 100 PhD theses and more than 400 publications per year

* 30 companies set up in recent years

* Mineralogy Museum
* 100,000 items
* The museum ranks first worldwide for its systematic collections
* The museum ranks third worldwide for the wealth of its collections

* A Library with Exceptional Resources
* 200,000 publications, maps and archive documents
* A documentary fund adapted to research and teaching

Locations

Île-de-France

Address
Boulevard Saint-Michel,60
75272 Île-de-France, France

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