Centrale Lille

Centrale Lille

Whilst maintaining their own personality and autonomy, the five Écoles Centrales: Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Paris chose to join together in the “Groupe des Écoles Centrales”: this regrouping firstly allows a better visibility of these institutes with regard to other establishments and the economic world.

Top reasons to study here

  • 10 000 engineers within the alumni network
  • Centrale Lille trains multidisciplinary engineers and doctors, a force for progress, through international openness and innovation.
  • Developing skills and supporting the emergence of the talents of each of its students, students and staff is the ambition of Centrale Lille.

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Founded in 1854, Centrale Lille is a public institution of higher education that trains top engineers and researchers, and has a network of more than 10,000 graduates.


3 engineering courses: the Ecole Centrale de Lille (after CPGE), the IG2I (post-baccalaureate) and the ITEEM (post-bac). Centrale Lille also plays an important role in innovation and research, with 8 masters (including 3 international), 2 doctoral schools, 6 research laboratories, 5 associated international laboratories and 3 teaching chairs.


Centrale Lille plays an important role in innovation and research. It offers research masters and a doctorate. Its six research laboratories carry innovative projects, enriching every day a little more scientific knowledge and participating in innovation within companies.

Its varied and demanding training, its ambition and its strong involvement in innovation and research make Centrale Lille a major player in higher education and research.

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Student Life

Campus life

Classes are held in Lille within the University Campus ‘Cité scientifique’ in Villeneuve d’Ascq (Lille). Lille is in the North of France and North West European region, only one hour from Paris center by train, 50 minutes from CDG airport, 1 hour 20 minutes from London, 40 minutes from Brussels, and 2 hours 40 minutes from Amsterdam.

Student Reviews

Path towards your research dream
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It gives me a more exposure to new thing in the prospective of research. This course is totally oriented towards research.

Go for it !
Robin PEYROUSE rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is a great experience. The fact that the cursus is a generalist one is good, but sometimes it is not fitting my interests. The project activity that lasts 2 years is a big experience.

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

the city is quiete expensive one : I would like to say at least 600 euro per month (grocery and social life)