CNAM - Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers

CNAM is the only institution of higher education french dedicated to adult education , under the supervision of the Ministry for Higher Education.

Master's Programmes



  • 1794 - The Conservatory was founded (Decree of 19 Vendemiaire year III of the French Republican Calendar)
  • 1819 - First courses offered in mechanics, applied chemistry and industrial economics
  • 1852 - First research laboratories


  • 450 diplomas and certifications offered
  • 1 engineering school

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Student Reviews

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stéphanie masse rated 4 out of 5 stars

The main objective of the school is to train engineers with a strong technical competence, aware of the economic purpose of their profession, prepared to support technical changes, able to master the project management and lead teams capable of understanding the business environment and adapt to its evolution. This mission is shared between school and company (professional...

Mechanical engineer
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

it was a perfect experience about everything, courses and you have to work when you study and you can't graduate without experience.


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