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École Polytechnique Exchange

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Sponsor: Northwestern University Office of International Program Development (IPD)

Location: Palaiseau, France

Description: 

The École Polytechnique, renowned for its training in physical sciences, engineering and mathematics, has historically trained France’s scientific and industrial elite. Students must have a strong background in math to succeed in this program, which combines intensive coursework with research opportunities.

Terms: 

  • Full Year
  • Fall/Winter
  • Winter/Spring

Languages: French

Language Requirements: 

  • 2 years+ or the equivalent of college-level French with the ability to do coursework in French.
  • Students must meet with Professor Margaret Dempster in the Department of French in order to assess their language skills prior to application.

Housing: 

Residence halls for French and international students.

Program Costs: 

Please refer to the IPD program page for cost information.

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