Master's Degrees in Civil Engineering & Construction in France

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Studying Civil Engineering & Construction

Civil engineering deals with the design and development process in the built environment building infrastructure such as bridges, roads, dams or buildings. A civil engineer gets involved in the whole construction process, from development to evaluation and also develops a maintenance system of the construction project.

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Studying in France

Except for universities for architecture, arts and design as well as engineering & management, France is also famous for its good food and wine. The French universities offer a broad range of programmes, no matter if you study in Paris, Nancy or Bordeaux.

Applying to a Master's in France

If you've decided to study a Master's degree at a university in France, you will have to gather the right documents to prove that you fit the application requirements. The documents and forms you will have to gather and fill in are:

  • A pre-registration certificate provided by the university;

  • Your passport or ID card;

  • Some ID/passport type photos;

  • Copies of graduation diplomas and translations;

  • A registration fee;

  • Social security fees;

  • A civil liability certificate;

  • A copy of your European health insurance card (if you're an EU citizen);

  • CV and motivation letter;

  • English language certificate;

  • Your transcript of records;

  • Copies of diplomas (if not available, a certificate stating that you graduated);

  • Proof that you can fund your stay in France.

For studying in English, you will have to present an English proficiency diploma, like TOEIC, TOEFL, or IELTS. If you want to apply for the fall admission, the deadlines are between the beginning of February and start of April. For the spring admission session, you should apply by 15th of September.

You can always apply to a university in France with Studyportals Apply – our university application platform. The main advantages: you can apply whenever you want, and it won't cost you anything. Just select a Master's from the list of our partner universities in France, answer a couple of questions about your available budget and your previous degree, and find out how well you fit the programme. Then, you just need to fill in your student profile, including some personal and academic information, and let us apply on your behalf, and do our best to get you into the university where you'd like to study.

8 Civil Engineering & Construction Master's degrees in France

M.Sc. Energy for Smart Cities

The MSc Energy for Smart Cities offered by InnoEnery Master's School programme gives you a broad education in electrical and mechanical energy systems. It enables you to refine your knowledge of the electrical, thermo-mechanical and technical-economic aspects of the energy industry, and to participate fully in the design and operation of advanced energy solutions.

M.Sc. International Cooperation in Urban Planning (ICUP)

The master of International Cooperation in Urban Planning (ICUP) is offered by the Urban Planning and Alpine Geography Institute (IUGA) of Université Grenoble Alpes. The programme prepares students to new professional opportunities in the context of globalization and the consequent urban, economic and social evolution of cities.

Master Electrical Engineering for Smart Grids and Buildings

The master in Electrical Engineering for Smart Grids and Buildings course from Grenoble Institute of Technology proposes a 20 month full time 120 ECTS state-of-art technical training in smart energy management in buildings and power grids together with economic, societal and cultural aspects to prepare students for the challenges of tomorrow, managing the total energy chain (production, distribution, use).