IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom)

The number one group of engineering and management graduate schools in France, IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom) is a public institution dedicated to higher education, research and innovation in engineering and digital technology. It provides the economy with 12.300 freshly-trained engineers, managers and doctors.

8 engineering and management graduate schools

IMT has also formed close ties with 12 partner institutions, known as affiliated schools.

4,100 degrees are awarded each year and 90 % of graduates go straight into permanent work contracts (figures excluding the affiliated schools).

IMT schools form a powerful group, complementing each other and working cohesively together. Their strength is founded on a shared vision to:

  • train graduates for businesses,
  • develop the economy and France’s territories,
  • contribute to innovation and entrepreneurship.

These activities are rolled out in areas linked to the major digital, energy, industrial and educational transitions underway.


Partner-orientated research

The quality of IMT’s partner-orientated research is recognized by 2 Carnot Institute labels, (M.I.N.E.S and Carnot Télécom & société numérique) awarded in 2006 and renewed in 2011.

The research concerns projects that involve IMT research teams and its socioeconomic partners (businesses, associations, local authorities, etc.). This is a major focus of IMT’s Research and Innovation strategy.

Partner-orientated research takes many forms:

  • Contractual research
  • Collaborative research
  • Technology transfer


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