École Polytechnique

Local nameÉcole polytechnique
LocationPalaiseau, France

École Polytechnique is a French public institution of higher education and research in Palaiseau, a suburb located south of Paris. It is one of the leading prestigious French grandes écoles in engineering, especially known for its polytechnicien engineering program.

The school was established in 1794 by the mathematician Gaspard Monge during the French Revolution, and it was once previously a military academy under Napoleon I in 1804. However, Polytechnique is no longer a military academy, although the institution is still supervised by the French Ministry of Defence. Initially located in the Latin Quarter of central Paris, the establishment's main buildings were moved in 1976 to Palaiseau on the Saclay Plateau, southwest of Paris.It is a founding member of ParisTech, a grouping of Paris-area engineering colleges…

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/École_Polytechnique

Official Website http://www.polytechnique.edu/

Address Avenue Gustave Coriolis, 91120, France

Coordinates 48°42'49.109" N 2°12'44.629" E

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