Universités en Ile de France

Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris (ISEP)


University Information

Location: 6eme Arrondissement, Paris
Founded: 1955
Students: 1 000
Campus Type: Urban
Institution Type: Private engineer institution
Website: www.isep.fr

About the University

ISEP, short for “Institut supérieur d’électronique de Paris“, is a French Grande école located in Paris. It specializes in electronics, telecommunication and computer science.

The school was founded in 1955 on the place where Édouard Branly, physics professor at the Catholic University of Paris, discovered the coherer in 1890.

The school has two campuses, one in paris in the 6ème, one in an outskirt named Issy-les-Moulineaux

ISEP has three main departments (Electronics, Telecommunication, Information systems) and ten laboratories for teaching and research. ISEP has relationships with several companies in its industry (Thales, STMicroelectronics, ATMEL) and has a strong worldwide program orientation (co-operation agreements with more than 20 international institutions, member of 3 international exchange programs). ISEP also initiated an International master’s degree program.

It is one amongst the top four Grandes écoles according to the French magazines l’Express and L’Étudiant in 2010.

Getting There

ISEP’s main campus is located in the 6th arrondissement in the hear of Paris. The university is conveniently located on public transportation lines:

  • Metro line 12 : Stop: Notre-Dame des Champs
  • Metro line 4: Stop: Saint Placide
  • Bus 58, 68, 82 Stop: Notre-Dame des Champs

Français Langue Etrangère

ISEP does not offer any French as a foreign language classes, students must therefore have a high level (at least B2) in French in order to go to ISEP.