1st year

Common Core : Shared knowledge & development of skills



First year (Semesters 5, 6)  

During the first 2 semesters, students are required to study basic sciences, together with international languages and civilization, and social sciences.

They will learn how to resolve complex problems (i.e. through a transversal project), spend time in an industrial or business company (internship), and take their first optional courses. .

Finally, students will develop skills appropriate for their personal and professional objectives.


➔ Basic sciences, specialities sciences and engineering sciences

Mechanics, Informatics, chemistry, process engineering, physics, waves and signal, mathematics, Eco-management

➔ "Train'Ing" Week

These weeks are placed under the sign of the learning by the action, and the setting in situation. They cover scientific activities and practical work in the platforms and laboratories and in the form of so-called "Opening" days, days of conferences, exhibitions, interaction with industrial partners, but also activities to develop managerial skills. Individualized support activities for students and the creation and strengthening of the network are offered.

➔ The projects

They are declined in every semester, in different formats. In general, the project activity is a key in assessing the skills of the Central Engineer.

The DINGO project at S5: a few days' activity to discover group work in the context of a short time, and to answer a challenge.

The "Transverse" project: lasting around 120 hours, spread throughout the first year with enhanced support (Scientific Tutor, Project Management, Communication).

Topics are offered by outside clients preferably.

➔ Sports and artistic activities

➔ International languages ​​and cultures


Sports, leisure activities or competition contribute to the interior balance of the students.
They develop a sense of initiative and a sense of mutual respect. Sports are organized in liaison with the « Bureau des Sports » and the organizations bound by convention to our school.
Each week, half a day is reserved for this practice.