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EIGSI - Ecole d'Ingénieurs en Génie des Systèmes Industriels
General Presentation
Academic Presentation
Student Life
International Relationship
Introduction

Key dates : 

  • 1901 : Our scool was founded (in Paris)
  • 1926 : Recognised by the french Ministry of Education
  • 1990 : EIGSI is now located in La Rochelle (south west of France)
  • 1991 : Degree accredited be the national engineering committee (CTI)
  • 2006 : A second campus is located in Morocco (Casablanca)
  • 2011 : Labellised EUR-ACE

Read more : http://www.eigsi.fr/about-eigsi-engineering-school/engineering-school-france-since-1901/

EIGSI at a glance : 

  • 900 Students
  • 8 000 graduates since 1901
  • Over 300 professors and associate professors 
  • 12,000 m² of modern facilities
  • 70 partner universities throughout Europe, Asia, North and Latin America
  • 41 bilateral or double degree agreements with universities
  • Member of several academic networks : CGE ( national association of higher education in engineering and management), CDEFI, UGEI...
  • 2 main activities in research : urban mobility, Energy & Coastal protection

Read more : http://www.eigsi.fr/about-eigsi-engineering-school/our-key-figures/

Campus

Our campus :

  • 5 mn cycling to the city center and the railway station
  • Nearby the sports center and several cafeterias and restaurants
  • EIGSI modern facilities oceanfront  located (laboratories, library, student union...)
  • Ideally located to practice ocean sports (sailing, kite-surfing, windsurfing...)

La Rochelle :

La Rochelle is an historic and rich in culture town. Well known in France for its  La Rochelle first self-service bikes, electric vehicles (cars, sea bus).

Third favorite touristic french destination, La Rochelle is soaked in sunshine and lapped by the ocean.

Arriving to La Rochelle : 

  • Paris (TGV) : 3h00 
  • Bordeaux : 2h00
  • Nantes : 2h00

 Read more : http://www.eigsi.fr/campus-life/access-eigsi-engineering-school-la-rochelle/

 

Highlights

Academic Program :

  • Combines interdisciplinary general engineering background  and specialized knowledge
  • 4 main pedagogical objectives:
    • Comprehensive general science and mathematics  
    • Engineering Sciences
    • Business culture and Environment  
    • Human sciences, professionnal project and languages

Master of Engineering Degree : 10 semester program

  • A general engineering degree program and 7 master level majors (semesters 8 & 9)
    • Mechanical engineering systems design
    • Energy & Environment (transport)
    • Mecatronics (mechanics + electronics+ interfaces)
    • Industrial Systems Engineering and Management
    • Computer networks and telecommunications 
    • Building and Civil Works

Read more : http://www.eigsi.fr/study-programme/

 

Professional Network

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 :

  • Acquiring and implementing the working methods specific to the company
  • Learning how to fit into a team or structure
  • Observing and analysing relations within a group
  • Developing human and interpersonal skills

A degree program tailored to Industries needs : 

  • Professors from industry
  • Project-based learning
  • Professional industrial material, computer programs and technology
  • Oligatory Industrial Internships

Graph stages

 Read more : http://www.eigsi.fr/engineering-school-france-business/business-key-focus-at-eigsi/

Registration

See the n+i Schedule for the Registration Process.

Important Dates

The Recruitment of foreign Students follows the n+i Calendar.

Scholarships

 

Tuition
  • Year 1 : 4 800 €
  • Year 2 : 4 800 €

 

Student Life

Welcome @ EIGSI

Student life : Give rein to your enthusiasm

At EIGSI the slogan is “Live your passions, express your talents!

Indeed, student life is a good time to live your passions, to assert yourself as an individual and as part of a group. It’s a perfect time to join a club, learn a new sport, volunteer your time and be open to others. It’s an opportunity to reveal your many talents.

There are lots of student organizations and clubs at EIGSI, with projects, events and initiatives in all areas, which the Students Activities Office (BDE) has organized into 5 clusters: the Expressive cluster, the Integrating cluster, the Generous cluster, the Sports cluster and the Ingenious cluster.

The student Union offers a large range of activities : 

  •  Sports

Through a partnership with the University of La Rochelle, EIGSI students enjoy access to all the university’s sports facilities. 

  • Culture

Music, theatre

  •  Humanitarian and citizenship issues

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 !

Read more : http://www.eigsi.fr/campus-life/

 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 :

  • Le Grand Pavois - September - France’s leading international in-water boat show
  • La Rochelle Marathon - November - 2e France’s second-largest marathon (8,000 runners)
  • International Sailing Week - May/June - Light sailing boats and liveable boats
  • Sunny Side of the Doc - May - International documentary film market
  • International Film Festival - June - A not-to-be-missed event for all filmlovers (tributes, retrospectives, etc.)
  • Les Francofolies - July - A festival of music of every kind

 Read more : http://www.eigsi.fr/campus-life/rochelle-beautiful-and-rebellious/

Accommodation

Campus : on the water’s edge, in the heart of town

EIGSI is located at the centre of the university campus of La Rochelle. This privileged location gives our engineering students access to both the facilities of the University of La Rochelle (University Library, sports halls, etc.), the cultural and recreational activities in the nearby historic La Rochelle city centre, nearly 100 km of cycling paths and easy access to local beaches.

Close by the sea, a stone’s throw from the marina and the historic town centre, students enjoy ideal living and working conditions :

  • Availability of accomodations just around EIGSI
  • An extensive network of buses, bikes and boats
  • Two student restaurants opposite the school out of the four restaurants on campus

Read more : http://www.eigsi.fr/campus-life/the-rochelle-campus/

Accommodation fees

There are many housing opportunities on the La Rochelle campus. The housing stock can accommodate most EIGSI students near the school. 85% of our engineering students are housed on campus.

Moreover, the EIGSI Housing Office can help students find housing. The school has partnerships with university residences and maintains a list of apartments for rent by individuals.

The budget of a student in La Rochelle is about 550 to 650 euros per month.

The average cost of an apartment is 350 euros per month per person (after deduction of the CAF housing allowance). You will also have to pay for utilities (electricity, heating) and 1 to 2 months' rent as a security deposit. Rent is not pro-rated. Even if you arrive mid-month, you'll have to pay for the whole month.

Read more : http://www.eigsi.fr/campus-life/finding-housing-in-rochelle/

Some figures
Partnership with n+i

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Affiliations

Our partners in EUROPE

Belgium

  • Haute Ecole de la Province de Liège
  • Karel de Grote Hogesschool, Anvers 
  • Université de Liège
  • KAHO Sint-Lieven, Gand 

Denmark

  • Engineering College of Aarhus

England

  • Northumbria University, Newcastle
  • Cranfield University
  • University of Loughborough
  • Birmingham City University

Finland

  • Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT)

Germany

Ireland

Italia

Netherlands

Poland

Portugal

Scotland

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Outside EUROPE

Argentina

Brazil

Canada

·         Partnership agreements with Québec universities (CREPUQ agreement)

China

Colombia

Mexico

Taïwan

Tunisie

  • Ecole Privée d’Ingénieurs, Sousse

United States

 

EIGSI in Morocco (Casablanca)

 

Our campus in Morocco is a striking illustration of EIGSI’s commitment to internationalisation. Students from EIGSI La Rochelle may take one or two study semesters at Casablanca and profit from a truly exceptional international experience. 

 

Official website
Visit the official website at
http://www.eigsi.fr

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