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Foundations of Computer Science

Institut Polytechnique de Paris

24 months
Duration
3770 EUR/year
243 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Foundations of Computer Science at Institut Polytechnique de Paris corresponds to the Parisian Master of Research in Computer Science. You may shape your own learning experience by customizing the curriculum and choosing the type and number of internships. You will acquire specialized training introducing research work and you will gain practical experience.

Overview

Foundations of Computer Science at Institut Polytechnique de Paris is a research-oriented Master’s program in computer science run jointly by the following institutions: University Paris Diderot (coordinator), ENS Ulm, ENS Paris-Saclay, Ecole Polytechnique, and Télécom Paris.

The program aims to train future scientists by plunging them into contemporary research in computer science. Most graduates pursue a PhD, while others directly embark on a career in industry.

Students interested early on by research are advised to apply for a PhD Track in this field (combined Master and PhD). It enables a personalized master program, early immersion in research labs and a progressive development of the thesis studies. 

Career:

Students who successfully complete the two-year program will be able to:

  • Pursue a PhD leading to a career in academia e.g. a teaching-research position at a university or full-time research position at a research institution
  • Build a career in their field of expertise in the private sector e.g. R&D department

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Algorithmic
  • Computational Logic: from Artificial Intelligence to Zero
  • Project
  • Introduction to Cryptology
  • Distributed Computing
  • Image Analysis and Computer Vision
  • Digital Representations and Analysis of Shapes
  • Safe Intelligent Systems
  • Algorithms and advanced programming
  • Randomization in Computer Science: Games, Networks, Epidemic and Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Introduction to information theory
  • Compilation
  • Advanced Cryptology
  • Quantum Computer Sciences and applications

Projects and Internships

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Year 1: 60 ECTS

Year 2: 60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Year 1:

  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad

  • English: B2

Year 2:

  • Completion of the first year of a Master in computer science or related field at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad

  • English: B2
  • Transcript
  • Two academic references (added online directly by your referees)
  • CV/resume
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3770 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3770 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Palaiseau

640 - 950 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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