The engineering degree program

Find detailed information on the admission conditions for the engineering program at École des Ponts ParisTech.

  • In Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Écoles (CPGE)

    Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Écoles (CPGE) Whether you are in BCPST or CBGE, École des Ponts recruits French and foreign engineering students after an annual entrance examination.
  • X or "Normalien"

    You have access to the engineering program at École des Ponts ParisTech, either on an integrated additional course or in the Masters program, as a civil engineering student or engineering student in the Corps des Ponts, des Eaux et des Forêts (public works, water and forestry).
  • At university

    École des Ponts ParisTech is a generalist school open to several core educational specialisms. It offers a particularly open and flexible curriculum, where each individual has extensive scope to set their own direction. École des Ponts ParisTech offers a particularly rich and diverse range of career possibilities: construction, transportation and the environment, where French companies are world leaders, but also in industry, services, consultancy, and finance. At the end of your first year, you will choose one of the School’s six departments for your Masters program.
  • Student from another engineering school

    Students wishing to do a third year at École des Ponts ParisTech should apply to the Bureau des Admissions et de la Scolarité (admissions office). Once admitted, these students have intern status. They remain registered with their original institutions throughout their studies at École des Ponts.
  • International students

    Like all foreign students, you can apply for a Masters, a Mastère Spécialisé® (Advanced Masters), or a PhD. For an engineering degree, your options vary depending on the nature of the agreement between your parent institution and École des Ponts ParisTech.