Broaden your horizons by spending a semester or a full academic year at CentraleSupélec. You can design your own academic path by choosing courses in English in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science and Applied Maths, Applied Physics or Industrial Engineering and more.
Location & Campus Life
The CentraleSupélec, Châtenay Campus is located in a southern suburb, just 30 minutes from the Paris city center:
Grande Voie des Vignes
92290 Chatenay-Malabry, France
On campus housing is guaranteed for international students.
There are more than 1000 students representing 30 nationalities on campus. International students have the possibility of getting involved in a range of student organizations.
We offer four tracks entirely in English in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), Computer Science/Applied Math, Applied Physics and Industrial Engineering. It is also possible to choose courses taught in French to personalize your study program.
The course load at CentraleSupélec is usually 30 ECTS per semester and upon successful completion of the 30 ECTS, the CESI degree (Certificate of Study in Engineering Science) will be awarded. We suggest that students should take a minimum of 24 ECTS per semester.
Incoming international students can design their own academic path.
Please, note that courses are staggered thoughout the semester. Exams take place at the end of each course.
Full Schedule of Courses
The courses are either taught in French (F) or in English (E).
In the following list, by clicking on the name of the course, you will find precise information about it (description, main content, duration, exams schedule).
You can find further information in the Course Catalog.
Elective course 8 - 36 hrs - 3 ECTS - Jan 31 to March 31
EN1200/1201 Fluid Mechanics (E)
IS1220 Software engineering (E)
SE2500 Modeling and analysis of Supply Chains (E)
PH2813 Advanced Materials and Novel Devices for Information Technologies (E)
PR1100 Introduction aux Matériaux
MA2822 Advanced Statistics
MG1200 Civil Engineering
IS1310 Graph Theory for Computer Science: Algorithms and Applications
PR3100 Chemical Engineering & Sustainable Development
SE2750 Stochastic Modeling and Theory of Queues and their Applications
WP2100 Sustainable Development and Technologies
Elective course 9 - 36 hrs - 3 ECTS - Feb 1 to March 17
EN1500 Nuclear Engineering (E)
SE2550 Introduction to Purchasing (E)
IS1240 High Performance Computing for Engineering and Finance (E)
PH2814 Science-Fiction and Physics (E)
SE2700 Modeling for Decision Making
IS1330 Informatique théorique:calculabilité et langages formels
MA2824 Differential Geometry
MG2814 Economy and Design of Dams
Lab Course - 36 hrs - 3 ECTS - Feb 3 to March 18
PH1910 Physics Lab (E)
PR 2940 Chemical & Environmental Engineering Lab (E)
EN1920 Aerodynamics & Energy Science Lab (E)
IS2950 Electronics Lab (E)
MG1960 Civil Engineering Lab
MG1970 Design of Mechanical Structures Lab
PR1930 Materials & Corrosion Lab
Elective course 10 - 36 hrs - 3 ECTS - Feb 4 to May 12
PH2812 Introduction to Atomic and Molecular Physics (E)
MA2814 Introduction to Random Modeling (E)
PR4300 Cogeneration and Energy Production (E)
MA2620 Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamic Systems
MG2816 Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
MG2815 Mise en forme des sols
SE3200 Law 2
Elective course 11 - 36 hrs - 3 ECTS - March 29 to May 31
EN1800 Numerical Methods in Engineering applications (E)
PH2500 A Crash Course in Modern Mathematical Physics (E)
SE2650 Risk Assessment and Management (E)
IS1250 Prog for mobile devices (E)
MA2827 Foundations of discrete optimization
MG2812 Introduction to Acoustics : Industrial and Musical Acoustics
EN1600 Renewable Energy
Elective course 12 - 36 hrs - 3 ECTS - March 25 to June 2
EN1120 Heat Transfer (E)
MG2817 Applications of the Finite Element Method (E)
PH2821 Applications of statistical physics to socio-economical complex systems (E)
SE2800 Production Planning and Scheduling (E)
MA2500 Signal Processing and Sparse Coding (E)
MA2825 Algebra and cryptology
IS1350 Mathematical Logic for computer sciences
PR2100 Traitement de l’eau
Elective course 13 - 36 hrs - 3 ECTS - May 15 to May 19
EN2910 Aircraft Design (E)
MG2818 Introduction to Petroleum Exploration and Production (E)
IS2960 Electronics Laboratory (E)
WL2100 Leadership in Project (E)
WL2200 Ethics and Responsibility in Engineering
EN2930 Powertrain Design
MG2920 Sustainable Buildings & Architecture Laboratory
MG2819 Siège Automobile du Future
PH2930 Nuclear Physics Laboratory (French Passport required)
International students will have the possibilty to take part in an Innovation Project. This is an opportunity to work on a project with other students and develop team work skills. The incoming international students will choose a project that interests them upon arrival. 9 ECTS will be awarded upon successful completion.
International students usually take French and/or English courses.
How to apply
If you wish to apply to CentraleSupélec Semester Abroad Program, you must contact the International Affairs Office of your home institution to be nominated.
Once you have been nominated by your Home Institution to CentraleSupélec, you will receive email instructions from our office.
International Relations Offices are required to nominate their students wishing to apply for a Student exchange Program on Moveonnet.
Deadline for Fall Semester nominations : up to end of March
Deadline for Spring Semester nominations : mid-October
You should then apply online following the email instructions.
Deadline for Fall Semester application : mid-April
Deadline for Spring Semester application : beginning of November
The international Office of the home institution will be informed of the students' admission by e-mail. If accepted, the student will receive an official letter.