Lifelong learning


Key figures

70,000 students per year in France

7,000 students around the world

1,000,000 alumni

450 diplomas and certifications offered

1 engineering school

150 sites in France

45 sites around the world

50% of teachers belong to service and industry companies.

Key dates

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
1925 First graduating class of engineers
2010 The Vaucanson School, a grande ecole for professionals who passed the baccalaureate, was founded.