HEI (Junia - Graduate School of Engineering)

HEI (Junia - Graduate School of Engineering)

With over 135 years of experience in engineering training, HEI remains a graduate and post-graduate reference for engineers and executives.

Top reasons to study here

  • While proud of our history as a grande école, HEI is today firmly turned toward the future.
  • Our faculty support students in constructing their own personal and career goals in relation to companies’ expectations.
  • HEI’s global outlook starts with language learning and courses offered in English and expands to mandatory international experiences for every HEI student.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)



HEI was founded in Lille in 1885 by the Industrial Leaders of Northern France to meet the high demand for engineering skills during the local industrial boom at the end of the 19th century. 

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Student Life

Campus life

  • In the heart of the student area, the main building on rue de Toul is home to the educational activities of the engineering programme (classrooms, teaching laboratories, amphitheatres etc.) for nearly 1300 students.
  • The second site on rue Colbert, is a new building overlooking the city, less than a kilometre away from the main campus.
  • The main building of 5,000 m2 was refurbished in 2009 and offers an attractive and high-quality working environment featuring the latest ICT equipment.

Sports facilities

The BDS (sports office) offers the option of doing more than 40 sports :

  • Team sports (football, volleyball, basketball, rugby, handball, futsal, hockey, etc.
  • Water sports: rowing, swimming, water polo, sailing, cruising, kite surfing, etc.
  • Combat sports: fencing, judo, kick-boxing, etc.
  • Individual sports: badminton, archery, tennis, athletics, dance, horse-riding, rock climbing, weight training, golf, squash, etc.

Student clubs

Community life is very rich at HEI: with more than 60 associations to share hobbies which include culture, sport, humanitarian pursuits, games, business set-ups and technical interests.

The BDE (student office) composed of 4 branches:

  • Arts office (photography, music, theatre, cooking, plastic arts, cinema, beerology, oenology, film, etc.) ;
  • Solidarity (humanitarian associations, social openness, etc.) ;
  • Events and services (games, evenings, travel, integration, welcoming new students, radio, etc.) ;
  • Business and technology (entrepreneurship club, investors’ club, business forums, solar-powered cars, conferences, etc. )

Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France


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