Télécom Paris

Télécom Paris

Télécom Paris provides its graduates with the skills they need to innovate and undertake in a world where technology is omnipresent. The school is a founding member of Institut Polytechnique de Paris, a world-class science and technology research and education institution. Télécom Paris is also a member of the Institut Mines Télécom (IMT).

Top reasons to study here

  • 95% of all graduates are employed within 3 months of their graduation thanks to Télécom Paris strong corporate relations and international focus.
  • Télécom Paris is France’s #1-ranked school for digital technology (2021 Figaro Rankings) and 6th « best small university » according to THE.
  • Average annual gross salary without bonuses amounts to 47 880 € (Graduate first job report 2020)

About

History

Founded in 1878, Télécom Paris is France’s #1-ranked school for digital technology (2021 Figaro Ranking).

As a member of the new Institut Polytechnique de Paris, Télécom Paris is now listed under its umbrella in international rankings:

  • 49th worldwide - 2022 QS WUR

  • 93th - 2022 THE WUR

  • 12th worldwide and 1st in continental Europe - 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Education

Artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, quantum computing, 5G mobile networks, blockchain, and cybersecurity are all scientific and technological fields in which Télécom Paris trains its students.

Télécom Paris offers a Master of Science in Engineering, Masters, PhD programs, Post-master degrees, certifications and short programs in the digital fields. The Masters’ and PhD degrees are now a part of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris broader program offering.

Within our open-air laboratory, you will experience our teamwork project approach, our many interactions with companies and our entrepreneurship spirit that will allow you to quickly acquire highly advanced knowledge in multiple fields.

Research

Télécom Paris is at the center of a unique innovation ecosystem, drawing on the interaction and cross-disciplinary nature of its academic programs, research center and two business incubators.

Recognized as an outstanding research unit in digital sciences, its research covers the entire digital technology spectrum: Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Very Large Networks and Systems, Digital Trust, Design-interactions-perception (real-virtual), Mathematical modeling, Digital innovation.

Career

Télécom Paris is recognized in rankings for its strong corporate relations and employability: 12th worldwide and 1st in continental Europe in the QS 2022 as an Institut Polytechnique de Paris member school. Télécom Paris offers excellent employment opportunities in all industries in France and internationally.

Students have many opportunities to interact with professionals during presentations, case studies, serious games, an annual employment forum, etc.

Students also benefit from the support of the Télécom Paris alumni association which counts 19 000 graduates whch provides a wide range of services including job offers and individual meetings to help students choose their career path.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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Services

Student services

Over 40 clubs and associations offer a large variety of activities coordinated by the Student Union. The Union organizes many integration activities and weekend trips with a special focus on international students’ interests.

Students take part in cultural, musical, social, and business events: theater, film festival, dance courses, concerts, sustainable development, Employment forum, digital network/robotics/programming clubs. Festive activities are also a major asset of Télécom Paris student life ..

Sports are also an important part of student life. Fifteen disciplines are available and coordinated by the Bureau des Sports (Sport Union).

Housing services

Student housing is available close to the campus or in Paris (Cité Universitaire).

Télécom Paris has agreed upon partnerships with public or private providers to be able to provide affordable accommodation.

A dedicated assistance team helps students secure the best accommodation for their studies at Télécom Paris.

The International Relations team offers welcoming services including a residence permit management assistance.

Library services

Students have free and unrestricted access to the Télécom Paris library spaces and its rich paper and online publications.

The library provides over 180 study seats, 18 consultation computers, 11 group work cubicles and 1 cafeteria.

It is open from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 11 pm and on Saturdays & Sundays from 12 am to 9 pm. Students may also access the other IP Paris school libraries.

ICT services

Students benefit from a whole range of IT services including individual account file repository, personal email and agenda account, free access to workstations, photocopying printing services and to the Télécom Paris network. Student also have direct access to their schedule, academic results, course registrations through one unified tool.

Medical services

A school social worker and welfare counselor is available to all students who may need assistance with bursary and financial issues, social issues and any bureaucratic issues & paperwork.

A psychologist may as well be contacted for any personal, study-related, or campus life difficulties.

Student Life

Campus life

Télécom Paris is located on the Paris Saclay campus 20 km South-West of Paris. This scientific and business hub is one of the 8 most powerful innovation clusters in the world. It offers an extensive network of scientific, educational and sports facilities.

Télécom Paris is at the center of this unique ecosystem, drawing on the cross-disciplinary nature of its academic programs, research center and two business incubators. Its research carried out within 2 laboratories covers: Data Science and AI, Networks and Systems, Digital Trust, Design-interactions-perception, Mathematical modeling, Digital innovation.

Students have access to a wealth of learning facilities: an e-lab, a fab-lab, a design studio and library.

Sports facilities

Sports are an important part of student life at Télécom Paris. One free afternoon per week enables students to practice. They may choose among 15 disciplines including badminton, gym, handball, sailing, tennis, volleyball, rugby.

Students also have access to the Ecole Polytechnique sport structures: swimming pool, horse riding, etc.

Sports are coordinated by the Bureau des Sports (BDS) which also takes part in the welcoming activities with a special focus on integrating international students.

Student clubs

Over 40 clubs and associations offer a large variety of activities coordinated by the Student Union. The Union also organizes many integration activities and weekend trips with a special focus on international students’ interests. 

Students take part into the many sport, cultural, musical, social and business events: theater, film festival, dance courses, concerts, sustainable development, Internship and Employment forum, digital network / robotics / programming clubs.

Festive activities are a major asset of Télécom Paris student life with events such as the French regional cuisine day, the international food forum, the many contests, parties, etc.

Palaiseau, Île-de-France, France

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