Lifelong learning


Key dates

2017 Opening of our first teaching center in China

1994 First French university website created

1952 First teaching center outside Paris (Lille)

1925 First graduating class of engineers

1852 First research laboratories

1819 First courses offered in Mechanics, Applied Chemistry and Industrial economics

1794 Creation by abbot Henri Grégoire

Key figures

66,000 students per year in France

12% of the students around the world

circa 1,000,000 alumni

591 diplomas and certifications offered

1 engineering school (EiCnam)

More than 200 teaching centers in France

A total of 636,000 registrations to our 36 moocs

Our teachers / researchers have recently published.

220 year old institution and today...