An important French Engineering School, Supélec is a benchmark in the field of information and energy sciences. It constitutes a privileged pathway leading to all economic sectors.
On an international level, Supélec can be compared to the most prestigious'Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Departments of the major European and American Universities. The quality of the engineers who earn their diplomas here each year is recognised world-wide. The main part of recruitment is made through a competitive examination which is held following the completion of the 'Classes Préparatoires', along with recruitment through academic qualifications, of French or foreign students.
Engineer training constitutes the main mission of the School. It lasts three years, after two to four years of post-baccalaureate training. The School also proposes several post-graduate and doctoral training programs.
Training programs offered are:
The study of two foreign languages is compulsory for the first and second years.
The awarding of the Supélec Engineering Diploma requires operational competency in English required to meet the demands of standard social and professional situations with sufficient structural and lexical precision (level 2.5 minimum).
Generally, the teaching of languages at Supélec aims at insuring the mastery of oral and written communication, and is achieved using active methods within the framework of homogeneous groups, using abundant audio-visual equipment. The educational principles put into action here include free access to multimedia laboratories and the loan of books in foreign languages and videocassettes in their original version.
The courses, adapted to the beginning level of the students, are given in various forms: basic and application modules, written and oral expression, and thematic modules.
Fore more information, see web page of Departement of Foreign Languages & Culture.