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La Rochelle, a great place to study and live
Historic, open, rich in culture: throughout history, La Rochelle has made its mark as a land of adventures, be they maritime, technological or sporting. La Rochelle cares about the environment, and takes practical steps to protect it: self-service bikes, electric vehicles (cars, sea bus).…Soaked in sunshine and lapped by the ocean, La Rochelle is a byword the world over for quality of life, and for the beauty of its historic and natural heritage.
Getting to La Rochelle
The Academic Program:
The Academic Program: Master of Engineering Degree
A 10 semester program
A fundamental challenge
Work experience is now considered a fundamental aspect of an engineer’s training. The introduction of EIGSI students to working life and to the exercise of their professional discipline is an integral part of their course, achieved through a wide variety of internships.
Objectives of internship-based training:
A degree program tailored to Industries needs
Relations between the school and the business world
The EIGSI Conseil de Perfectionnement (Improvements Committee) is responsible for associating business leaders with the strategic guidelines of the Department of Studies. It meets once a year to decide on the changes needed to bringing training courses as closely as possible into line with business needs and realities.
See the n+i Schedule for the Registration Process.
The Recruitment of foreign Students follows the n+i Calendar.
Student life : Give rein to your enthusiasm
Involvement in the school’s many student associations is an essential part of student life, which EIGSI fully supports. It also offers an opportunity for our students to reveal the many talents they possess in all sorts of fields...
The Bureau d’Etudiants (BDE) is the student body responsible for all student activities at EIGSI, and coordinates the activities of all the sporting associations and clubs. Its members are elected each year.
Through a partnership with the University of La Rochelle, EIGSI students enjoy access to all the university’s sports facilities and to the wide range of organised sports on offer. The EIGSI Association Sportive provides the necessary equipment and organises tournaments, matches, etc…
Music, photography, cinema - a wide range of cultural activities are open to EIGSI students. Japanime, for instance is a club for student fans of Japanese mangas and video games.
Student members of Start-EIGSI set up projects involving young people from deprived areas. The Etudiants pour un Développement Durable put their skills to work on sustainable development projects on behalf of humanitarian NGOs, such as a methane production centre in Tanzania, solar ovens in Haiti or cybercafés in Burkina Faso – all splendid examples of solidarity!
Larsen (music), Olympiades (sports and games), Ré-glisse (water sports), E=EIG’6 (robotics), F1 (modelling), Skylight (photography), Vision (video),Archimage (role-playing), Expresso (student newspaper), Graph’X (graphic design), Gala, Terroir, Oenology, private tutoring, etc.
La Rochelle : Capture the energy of a city on the move
Sports, cinema and music fans will be spoiled for choice in La Rochelle’s yearround calendar of major events, all accessible at preferential student rates (Pass’Culture Etudiant).
Campus: on the water’s edge, in the heart of town
The school is located at the heart of the University campus and all its facilities: student residences, student restaurants, library and media centre.
Close by the sea, a stone’s throw from the marina and the historic town centre, students enjoy ideal living and working conditions:
Our partners outside France
• Technische Universität München.
• Fachhochschulen : Darmstadt, Jena.
• Universidad : Alcala, Valencia (ETSID), Oviedo, Cordoba
• Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (EUITI, ETSII)
• ETSEIB Barcelona.
• University of Northumbria, Newcastle
• Birmingham City University.
• École du Valais, Sion
• École d’Ingénieurs de l’Arc Jurassien, Neuchâtel.
• Universita degli studi : Napoli
• ISIL, Liège
• Katholieke Hogeschool, Gand.
• DIT, Dublin
-Instituto tecnologico : Minatitlan, Zacatecas, Puebla, Morelia.
- University of Tianjin.
- University of Grand Forks - North Dakota
- Franklin W. Olin College
- Partnership agreements with Quebec universities (CREPUQ agreement)
- University de Buenos Aires
- UFPA Belem
EIGSI in Morocco with EIGSICA
In a striking illustration of EIGSI’s commitment to internationalisation, the new campus based in Casablanca trains interdisciplinary engineers to meet the enormous needs of firms operating in Morocco. Students from EIGSI La Rochelle may take one or two study semesters at EIGSICA, and profit from a truly exceptional international experience.