IMT Atlantique - Graduate Engineering School

IMT Atlantique - Graduate Engineering School

IMT Atlantique is an Elite Graduate Engineering School in the fields of Digital Technology, Energy & Environment.  It is a member of IMT, the largest group of Engineering and Management Graduate Schools in France. Ranked among the top ten "Grandes Ecoles" in France, its cutting edge programs, as well as it researches activities are recognized nationally and internationally for their excellence.

Top reasons to study here

  • IMT Atlantique is one of the top 10 engineering schools in France, one of the top 400 universities in the world in THE World University Ranking.
  • Combining digital technology and energy science for the transformation of society and industry through training, research and innovation.
  • "Bienvenue En France" accreditation: label awarded by CampusFrance which garantee the quality of experience for international students.



IMT Atlantique was born from the merger of Mines Nantes and Télécom Bretagne.


Our mission is to contribute to economic development through education, research and innovation by:

  • Providing a new and unique broad-based engineering course, organized on several campuses.
  • Training engineers in the convergence of digital technology, energy and environment.
  • Putting a major emphasis on pedagogical innovation


The research potential ranks IMT Atlantique among the top 10 in France. 

  • Research topics in the field of energy and digital technology:

Subatomic physics and nuclear chemistry - Energy and environment processes

Robotics and automatic control - Simulation, modeling, optimization, coding, decision

Design of electronic, microwave and optical functions - Implementation of fast algorithms

for complex functions - Signal and Image processing, Big Data processing - Computer Science

Software Engineering, Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence - Networked Systems (communication, energy, waste, water, air) - Humanities.

  • A significant contribution to the research development with 6 mixed research units (5 CNRS and 1 Inserm).

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University Ranking

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Housing services

  • There is a range of quality housing options available to you on the IMT Atlantique campuses. 
  •  The Brest and Nantes campuses offer  restaurants which serve different types of dishes, including vegetarian food.  You can adapt your menu to your preferences.

Library services

At the ITM Atlantique campuses you will find libraries and resource centres. These spaces are suitable for both individual and group work. 

ICT services

Wifi and computers available on each campus.

Medical services

On-campus student advisors in charge of social and health assistance. 

Student Life

Campus life

IMT Atlantique has 3 campuses in France (and 1 site in Toulouse). 

  • Brest Campus is located on the seaside (in Brittany) which makes it one of the nicest campus in France. Brest has over 24,000 students in a population of 200,000 people.
  • Nantes Campus is spread over 15 hectares on the banks of the Erdre River a few km north of the city centre. It is in the heart of Atlanpole, Nantes' technology hub, which is entirely devoted to cutting edge technologies and is also home to other higher learning facilities, research centres and business incubators. 
  • Rennes Campus is situated in the Rennes-Atalante technology hub. Rennes is the capital city of Brittany and is one the main students’ cities in France. 

Sports facilities

Because we learn better when we feel good, ITM Atlantique provides the environment and the high quality sports facilities to get you and your future career on the move. 

Student clubs

Integration, sports and cultural events... the daily life of ITM Atlantique students sees academic courses complemented and enhanced by the many extracurricular activities on our Campuses!


The MSc are accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and hosted by our Research Departments.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am a prospective student at IMT Atlantique. It is a renowned university in the world for its technical advancement. Also, the curriculum includes 6 months of internship which will advance my practical knowledge.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My experience in the University was awesome and alot of ideas, skills were shown by the students and lecturers.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have accepted the offer of admission but haven't started studying because I need financial support


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