What is the admission procedure after a Baccalauréat?
After their Baccalauréat, students must take the Geipi Polytech competitive examination to be admitted to ENISE. They will first have to have registered on the Parcoursup platform. You will find all information on the Geipi Polytech competitive examination (concours) here: www.geipi-polytech.org
What overall grade do I need to be admitted to ENISE?
Admitted students are generally in the top third of their class ('Terminale' grade).
What options should I choose in 'Première' and 'Terminale' to be admitted to ENISE?
For the Geipi Polytech 2021 competitive examination, you will be expected to have chosen the following subjects:
- In 'Première' grade: maths, science (physics & chemistry) and one specialty subject of your choice (not necessarily in science)
- In 'Terminale' grade: maths and one specialty subject in science (digital technology, physics & chemistry, biology or engineering sciences)
What is the admission procedure after a two-year degree (Bac+2)?
- To be admitted to a standard course with a two-year degree (BAC+2: classe préparatoire, DUT, etc) you must send an application file, which may or may not be followed by a motivation interview. You can also sit the competitive examination commonly organised by the ENIs of Brest, Metz, Tarbes and Saint-Etienne. All information can be found on this page: www.ingenieur-eni.fr
- Admission to a course with apprenticeship after acquiring a degree in two years (Bac+2) requires for an application file to be sent directly to the school. Your admission will be valid once you have signed an apprenticeship contract with a company
Does ENISE provide the foundation degree?
The engineering training at ENISE includes a 2-year foundation degree before the 3-year engineering cycle. During their two years of foundation degree, students are assessed by continuous assessment - there is no competitive examination to enter the engineering cycle
What is typical week?
Classes are from Monday to Friday; Thursday afternoons are dedicated to personal development activities (volunteering at one of the school's associations and clubs, sports, etc).
In a typical week, you will have between 25 and 30 hours of classes and as many hours of personal work.
How do you move up from one year to the next?
Course units are validated by continuous assessment.
Is it compulsory to learn two foreign languages?
Yes, other than French and English, the acquisition of another language is compulsory. Moreover, the TOEIC certification for your level of English is required, in order to obtain an engineering degree with ENISE.
Is it compulsory to go and study abroad?
Indeed, it is compulsory to spend at least one semester in a different country to obtain an engineering degree with ENISE. It can be an academic exchange with Erasmus, an internship or an academic period spent abroad studying for a dual degree or a master's degree.
What are the existing agreements for dual degrees?
ENISE offers dual degrees with the University of Siegen (Germany), the University of Granada (Spain), the University of Cuyo Mendoza (Argentina), the Universities of Chicoutimi and Sherbrooke (Canada), the Universities of Porto Alegre and Sao Paolo (Brazil).
Is it easy to find work after studying at ENISE?
Yes. 94% of ENISE's graduates find their first job in less than 8 months after leaving the school and 77% of our students actually find work before they have completed their curriculum.
Is it possible to find accommodation near ENISE?
A residence hall, managed privately, houses our generally-1st-year students on the campus of ENISE, but the CROUS (regional student assistance office) also has residence halls in town and it is easy to find accommodation in St Etienne - usually affordable and good quality.
Is catering available on campus?
There is a fast food restaurant on site. A university canteen is available just a 700m walk from the school.