ENSTA Paris is a public administrative institution (EPA) conducting teaching and research under authority of the Ministry of Defence.

The teaching provided draws on both teams of lecturer-researchers from ENSTA Paris and on the participation of numerous part-time and contracted lecturers (around 700) from the worlds of business and industry, familiar with technical developments in the most varied areas.

Research is part of the Grande École's goals and contributes dynamically to its teaching plan and to meeting companies' needs, which allow it to maintain education at a high academic level.  

The multi-disciplinary character of the training enables ENSTA Paris graduates to work in numerous sectors of industry, and its areas of excellence are transport, energy and complex system engineering.

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