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Arts et Métiers ParisTech - Arts et Métiers ParisTech
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Introduction

A “Grande Ecole” engineering school with 1,000 graduates per year

The Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM) is a prestigous higher educationengineering school.

It has trained over 85,000 engineers since its founding in 1780 by the Duke de La Rochefoucauld Liancourt.

It is a public scientific, cultural and professional institution (EPCSCP) under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

Arts et Métiers ParisTech, a name of renown

The Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Metiers is part of the PRES Paris Tech*  of which it is a founding member. In 2007, its name was changed to “Arts et Métiers ParisTech”.

A single network nationwide

A unique establishment, headed by an Executive Board, Arts et Métiers ParisTech includes 8 Education and Research Campus and 3 Institutes across France.

This network gives it an exceptional proximity to industrial entitie across the country as a whole.

Our main missions: education and research

The primary mission of Arts et Métiers ParisTech is to train qualified engineers in the fields of mechanical engineering, power engineering and industrial engineering..

Arts et Métiers ParisTech also provides lifelong learning  services for industrial engineers and managers.

With 23 research laboratories  and two PhD programs , Arts et Métiers ParisTech develops its educational and research activities focusing on 3 main areas:

Mechanics, materials, processes

Fluids and energy systems

Design, industrialization, risk management, decision-making

The school completes its training offer with:

More than 20 Research Masters specializations

20 Specialized Masters

PhD Studies

Campus
ENSAM is a great school that is distributed throughout the French territory on 8 sites (Bordeaux, Paris, Lille, Metz, Angers, Aix en Provence, Cluny, and Chalons en Champagne). 

As prospective students n + i at ENSAM, you will be admitted to second year engineering curriculum in Metz, or Paris following your tracks. 

More information about ENSAM Metz

More information about ENSAM Paris

Highlights

 

ParisTech PRES

The Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers is a founding member of the ParisTech PRES* made up of ten major engineering schools among some of the most prestigious.

In this context, it has adopted a brand name and is now known as "Arts et Métiers ParisTech".

 High-level general engineering studies

The Arts et Métiers engineer is a qualified engineer, whose professional outlook is focused towards the design of products and production systems.

Training is articulated around the following 3 central focuses:

 Mechanics, Materials, Processes

Fluids and Energy Systems

Design, Risk Management and Decision-Making

The Arts et Métiers engineers can be found in all areas of industry: Mechanical and electrical construction, steel, aviation and space, information technology, transportation, construction, telecommunications, services (SSII, consulting and audit, research and development, etc).

 Learning in conjunction with industry and research

As part of their curriculum, Arts et Métiers ParisTech engineering students have to carry out a performance internship, an industrial internship and an expertise project .

Performance Internship

Initial contact with the business world, the objective being to carry out operational tasks as a performer.

Duration: 4 weeks during the 1st quarter of the first year (usually mid-October to mid-November)

Sectors: Production or Industrial Services.

Validation of the Internship: by Arts et Métiers ParisTech

Internship report

Oral Examination

Type of Internship: Basic operator

In addition, 1st year students have the opportunity to do an internship during the months of July and August (subject to be determined with the student).

  Industrial Internship

During this internship period, the engineering students make their engineering expertise available for an operational mission in a company. This internship can be carried out abroad.

  • Duration: At least 13 weeks at the end of the 2nd year (between June 15 and the end of September)
  • Sectors: Areas whereby the “Skills” teaching modules provided in the educational curriculum can be put into practice:
    • Prepare a Preliminary Project
    • Develop a detailed design
    • Master the transformation of the material
    • Design an industrial system
    • Steer an industrial system
    • Assess the interactions that affect Man-Structure-Society interactions.
  • Validation of the Internship: by Arts et Métiers ParisTech
    • Internship report indicating the actions carried out in the company and an analysis thereof
    • Evaluation by the Internship Supervisor in the company
    • Oral Examination.
  • Type of internship: Assistant Engineer

 Courses adapted to the career path and profile of the future engineer

The training takes place over three years (6 semesters) for most of the courses on offer. Some courses require one to two extra semesters of study.
This training is based on a common core, provided mainly during the first two years.
In the first year (semesters 5 and 6), the teaching is adapted to the various recruitment channels . All students take the same courses. Only the number of hours in each academic credit differs.

 In the third year, the engineering student chooses an Expertise Unit from among the specialties taught at Arts et Métiers ParisTech.

 

The “Masters of Engineering ” Program

In the third year, the engineering student chooses an Expertise Unit from among the specialties taught at Arts et Métiers ParisTech.

The “research Master” Program 

The engineering student may replace the third year of studies with a Research Master (M2)
He obtains an engineering diploma and a Research Masters degree.
This option allows the future engineer to move towards Research as a profession and to complete his studies with a doctorate.
Arts et Métiers ParisTech offers more than 20 specialties in Science and Technology and a specialty in Management Sciences.

Professional Network

 

Partnership

Arts et Métiers ParisTech has a human and material potential that make it an outstanding leader both nationally and regionally.
The school can therefore provide support to a number of industrial sectors in a range of advanced technologies.

Société d’Etudes et de Recherche Arts et Métiers (SERAM)

Arts et Métiers ParisTech is backed by a contractual research organization, SERAM . It is responsible for facilitating technology transfers and developing industrial applications. It participates in contract negotiation and contract management.
Arts et Métiers ParisTech is therefore able to provide industrials with the resources of its 23 laboratories (http://www.ensam.eu/en/research/laboratories ) for study and research work (products, processes...) and technical assistance.

Each Arts et Métiers ParisTech Campus is in contact with the regional businesses that facilitate creating new businesses or company buyouts. Certain campus, such as Paris and Cluny , have established their own facilities designated for business start up projects.

 

Expertise Project

Most of the time, the Expertise Project concerns an actual industrial problem.
Most of these projects are initiated by a company, a research laboratory or organization that would like to utilize the skills of an Arts et Métiers ParisTech engineer student.
It is accomplished during the final year of study.
more information: 

Internships, an initial contact with businesses

Working at the heart of science and technology, the Arts et Métiers ParisTech engineer demonstrates a range of skills in mechanical engineering, power engineering and industrial engineering. He offers solutions to citizens and industry leaders alike for the issues facing the industrial world and the aspirations of contemporary society.
For the student in Engineering at Arts et Métiers ParisTech, business internships are an integral part of their training. They raise student awareness of what is at stake in today’s world for people, technology and the financial challenges that must be faced. They represent an initiation into the realities of industry.
Each year of study is punctuated by an internship.

A highly sought-after engineer for industrial management projects

The Arts et Métiers ParisTech engineer is an expert in Product Design and Development, and Production Systems par excellence.
Diversified training makes these engineers pragmatic and multi-skilled with outstanding technical expertise.
Their interpersonal and technological training makes them a highly sought after industrial project manager. They are concerned about taking into account the social issues that must be faced in the present and in the future, in everything they accomplish.
They work in all sectors of industry: Services, Automotive, Machinery, Transport Equipment, Metal Construction, Construction, IT, Energy, Electrical Equipment, Chemical Industry, Telecommunications, Plastics, Medical Equipment, Metallurgy, Commerce, Education, Research, etc.
An Arts et Métiers ParisTech engineer is an outstanding asset for any company recruiter who is seeking the best

Promoting positive interpersonal communication

To promote positive interpersonal communication between students, industrial leaders and professors in the Education and Research Campus, Arts et Métiers ParisTech organizes a number of annual events.

Registration
Arts et Métiers Paritech is part of the n + i for about ten years, and runs a methodological integration semester PIM in the field of mechanical engineering for students who were recruited by ENSAM, but for also some students who were recruited by other schools that will join in the second semester.

The lessons are conducted in French, and adapted to non-French speakers in the 1st semester, known as transition semester. Students become familiar with the French teaching methods, to prepare them to attend the classes with French students in the second semester.

The first year takes place at the Arts et Métiers ParisTech Centers in Angers or Metz.

The second year will be in one of the 8 Arts et Métiers ParisTech Centers, depending on the final year expertise course chosen or to another school for students crossing at ENSAM
Important Dates

Admission to Arts et Métiers PARITECH "is on file, which has previously been registered and validated  on the site n + i, if possible to be followed by an interview on SKYPE.

A file online at
www.nplusi.com preferably between August and October, if not before the end of March to attend the second session of recruitment.
Contacts (
contact@nplusi.com) or (international@ensam.fr)

More informations about    n+i program:

More information about Administrative Formalities :

Scholarships

If a bilateral Erasmus agreement exists between your university and Arts et Métiers ParisTech, you may be eligible to benefit from Erasmus financing granted by your university.
Contact the International Relations Service in your department or your university.
French government grants are reserved for students from countries who have signed a bilateral agreement with France. Your candidacy is submitted through the intermediary of the French embassy's cultural services in your country at least a year before your departure for France.
You may also obtain a grant for studies abroad from your own government. Contact the institution in charge of education in your country.

A list of grants provided by international or nongovernmental organizations is published by UNESCO twice a year in their Studies Abroad guide.

A scholarship may be granted by the Arts et Metiers Foundation, after studying the records based on criteria of excellence. This type of scholarship is not awarded every year.

 

Tuition

  Compulsory tuition fees

Tuition fees are approximately 850 € and include the following:

University fees (Erasmus students and certain exchange students are exempted)

Student social security (Students from the European Union who are holders of a European Medical Insurance card are exempted)..

The student card gives access to CROUS services (institution in charge of social services to students such as university restaurants, housing, etc.) and allows them to benefit from discounts at the movie theatre, theatre, libraries, exhibitions, shows and transportation.

Registration Fees

The student has to pay the applicable registration fees for both years: Approximately 850 Euros per year (including Student Social Security).
The cost of the Methodology Integration Semester is approximately 3,150 Euros and is the student\'s responsibility.
When necessary, this semester is preceded, in July or August, by a cultural and linguistic integration period, also to be paid by the student (2,500 Euros).
The actual cost of engineering studies in France is approximately 20,000 Euros per year. The French government pays this amount directly to Arts et Métiers ParisTech so students are not required to pay these fees.

 Cost of Living

The cost of living is more expensive in Paris than outside of the capital:

Between €400 and €800 per month according to the regions

Approximately 800 € per month in Paris.

Your student card allows you to benefit from discounts at the movie theatre, theatre, concerts, libraries, exhibitions and transportation.
Meals: Budget between €280 and €300 per month

Examples of prices:

Baguette: 85 cents, Liter of milk: 70 cents, Cup of coffee: 95 cents to €2, 6 eggs: €1.20, Sandwich: €2.50 to €5, A stamp: 55 cents, A bus/metro ticket in Paris: €1.50
A meal at the restaurant: at least €10, A paperback book: €5 to €10
A ticket to the movies: €5 to €10

More informations: 

Student Life

  The Arts et Métiers ParisTech Student Union

This is France's leading student association with 2,700 members and a budget of more than 4 million euros.
It brings together the other Student Union associations from the eight Education and Research Campus, and manages the activities of students in their final year in Paris.
The events are the reflection of the personal and collective commitment, multiplicity and the dynamic energy of the student engineers who, over the course of their 3 years, organize and participate in large-scale projects such as:

The Grand Gala des Arts et Métiers.  Events such as the Gala evenings for each Centre: They contribute to promoting the institution’s image and student’s enthusiasm.

Skiozarts brings together nearly 1,500 European students on the slopes of the largest ski resorts in the Alps.

Gasole (Gadzarts Solidaires) represents the charitable solidarity of the Arts et Métiers ParisTech students and focuses both on disability awareness by participating in the Telethon or by working with HanditecAM to promote education in France (via its partners OPTIM and Du fer au Savoir) and abroad.
Gasole participates in major charity events such as the Telethon, the Red Cross Fund Drive, the Restos du Cœur or Sidaction, and also develops its own projects.
Gasole is represented in the 8 gadzarts student associations in France. Its range of action and the number of events it covers is prodigious.
More information at  http://gasole.gadz.org

R-inter-BEST is the link between the Students Union and international networks such as BEST.
In addition to organizing a week of student exchanges with foreign scientists and regular meetings, R-inter allows students from all over Europe to participate in Arts et Métiers cruise and Skiozarts.

The Arts et Métiers Forum each year attracts some 6,000 visitors and more than a hundred companies which come to recruit their future managers. On the program: conferences on career opportunities, round tables and visits to factories to raise the awareness of future engineers about the world of industry. The orientation service enables students to fine-tune their career objectives and to train in recruitment techniques.

Industrial Relations: development of project fos various companies

Sports: Sailing, football, rugby, tennis, handball, golf, track and field, skiing, Shell Marathon rally, Arts et Métiers Altitude (alpine climbing in Europe), Afric’AM (a rally in Morocco).

Humanitarian works: Educational assistance, EWB (Engineers Without Borders), Telethons, Restos du Coeur (food distribution charity for the poor), Innovation Pedagogy, etc.

  More  information here  The BEST Group from Arts et Métiers ParisTech

 

Some students from the Arts et Métiers ParisTech are members of the European student association called “BEST”. They will facilitate your integration within the school by offering you group activities for both French and foreign students.

Contact :
R-Inter / Association ALFA
1, Avenue Pierre Massé
75690 Paris Cedex
E-mail: alfa@best.eu.org

Accommodation
Each Arts et Métiers ParisTech Campus has its own student residence, a university restaurant and sports equipment.
Cost of a room in the residence: between €160 and €403 per month
A security deposit of at least 400 Euros will be requested for rental.
For more information, please contact the Education Department of your Campus.
To rent an apartment from an individual, a written letter certifying your parents’ revenues or a grant certificate will be required.
Foreign students residing in France for more than six months can benefit from personalized housing financial aid (APL) granted by the Caisse Primaire d\'Allocations Familiales (CAF). You need to justify this with a valid residence permit.
Accommodation fees
Each Arts et Métiers ParisTech Campus has its own student residence, a university restaurant and sports equipment.
Cost of a room in the residence: between €160 and €403 per month
A security deposit of at least 400 Euros will be requested for rental.
For more information, please contact the Education Department of your Campus.

For the first year of studies:
More information about  la résidence de Metz
More information about  logement à Angers 
Some figures

  

4,500 students:

Student engineers in initial training and apprenticeship programs

Students in Masters of Research and Specialized Master programs

Researchers preparing a doctoral thesis

More than 300 other graduates:

Partnership Engineering Training

Research Masters

Doctorate

400 teachers

600 technical and administrative staff

100 people with private contracts (SERAM)

23 laboratories and research teams

€100 million overall budget

€10 million turnover for research

€4 million turnover for continuing education

Special Partnerships

The Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP)

The Ecole Navale in Brest

Dual French and International Degrees

Supélec, ESTP, École Navale, Europe (Spain, Portugal, Germany, Central and Eastern Europe), USA, Canada, etc.

More than 100 international destinations

Various academic and industrial courses (short-term masters programs, long-term masters programs, academic courses that do not lead to diplomas, internships, expertise projects, etc.)

Partnership with n+i
  Arts et Métiers Paritech is part of the n + i for about ten years, and runs a methodological integration semester PIM in the field of mechanical engineering for students who were recruited by ENSAM, but for also some students who were recruited by other schools that will join in the second semester.

The lessons are conducted in French, and adapted to non-francophones in the 1st semester, known as transition semester . Students become familiar with the method of teaching French, to prepare to follow the teachings with French students in the second semester.

you can find the program of the methodological integration semester , and conduct studies
here.
 

Special Partnerships
  • The Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP)
  • The Ecole Navale in Brest
Dual French and International Degrees
 
Supélec, ESTP, École Navale, Europe (Spain, Portugal, Germany, Central and Eastern Europe), USA, Canada, etc.
 
More than 100 international destinations

Various academic and industrial courses (short-term masters programs, long-term masters programs, academic courses that do not lead to diplomas, internships, expertise projects, etc.)
 
Affiliations
Dual Degree
Agreements with Supelec  (Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité), the ESTP (Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics), the Ecole Navale , the INSTN  (Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaire) and the IAE (Institut d'Administration des Entreprises) in Aix-en-Provence allow our engineering students to integrate into one of these establishments in order to obtain a dual degree (Arts et Métiers ParisTech and another school).

International Programs providing international mobility
In partnership with over 100 universities and institutions in 36 countries, Arts et Métiers ParisTech offers its students a wide range of study abroad:
Official website
Visit the official website at
http://www.ensam.fr

n+i Representative
Audrey STEWART