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Welcome to the School

École des Ponts ParisTech, created in 1747 under the name École Royale des Ponts et Chaussées, is a higher education establishment that trains engineers to a high level of scientific, technical and general competency.

Educating for excellence

These different degree courses prepare them to occupy posts of high responsibility within both government departments and companies, in particular in the fields of civil engineering, construction, spatial planning, transportation, energy, water and urban services.

In a context that is open to the corporate and international world, students at the School also receive a broad general education, with a strong management focus, which offers them rapid access to senior executive roles.

Masters, doctorates and MBA

Like the universities, the School delivers a wide range of research and vocational Masters programmes.It is involved in PhD research through Paris-East University, a centre for research and higher education of which it was one of the founder members. 

The School also offers a wide choice of specialist postgraduate courses:specialist Masters degree accredited by the Conférence des grandes écoles, MBA des Ponts.

And finally, it is a major player in its own specialist fields in the provision of additional training for senior executives.