Founded in 1878, Télécom Paris is France’s #1-ranked school for digital technology (2021 Figaro Ranking). As a founding member of Institut Polytechnique de Paris, Télécom Paris is now ranked 49th worldwide institution (2022 QS World University Rankings ) and 48th worldwide in Computer Sciences and 2nd in France in Engineering (2022 THE World University Rankings).
Télécom Paris offers a tailor-made Master of Science in Engineering, Masters in the digital fields, PhD programs, Post-master degrees, certifications and short programs. The Masters’ and PhD degrees are now a part of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris broader program offering.
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.
Télécom Paris is recognized in rankings for its strong corporate relations and employability: 12th worldwide and 1st in continental Europe, 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, etc. Students also benefit from the support of the Télécom Paris alumni association which counts 19 000 graduates. The alumni association provides a wide range of services, such as employment forums, conferences, job offers, and individual meetings to help students choose their career path.
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The Student Union welcomes new students and facilitates integration into the school’s academic and social life. It represents students at the school’s management and administrative level. The Student Union also organizes and coordinates relations with companies and students through events and sponsorships. And last but not least, it coordinates the many activities offered by the 40 Télécom Paris clubs to ensure a rich and vibrant student life. It organizes all social events, trips abroad, sporting events, etc.
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. International Affairs offer welcoming services including a residence permit management assistance.
Students have free and unrestricted access to the Télécom Paris library spaces and rich paper and online publications. It provides over 180 study seats, 18 consultation computers, 11 group work cubicles and 1 cafeteria. The library 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.
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, academic registration, etc trough one unified tool.
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.
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 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
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.
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