INSA group
Much more than just an engineer

The Group of National Institutes of Applied Sciences is a leading French group of engineering schools.

The number one french group of engineering schools

  • 6 public higher education schools: Lyon, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, Toulouse and Centre-Val de Loire
  • 1 partner school in Limoges
  • 12 500 engineering students enrolled in the Group's schools
  • 2 500 engineers qualify every year
  • 10 % of all engineers who qualify in France
  • 73 000 INSA engineers worldwide
  • 1 200 PhD students

What we do

As public institutions supervised by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, the INSA schools are authorised by the Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur (CTI, independent accreditation body for engineering degrees) to award the engineering degree and:

  • provide training for engineers and doctors
  • play an active part in scientific and technological research
  • develop continuing education for engineers and technicians and disseminate scientific culture
  • contribute to the performance of the French economy by training innovative managers

A shared vision

Brought together by shared values, the institutions making up the INSA Group offer an original approach based on convictions and high standards with 3 key objectives in mind:

  • scientific excellence, to deliver high-standard teaching backed up by cutting-edge research
  • social and cultural accessibility, to help the brightest students from all backgrounds to access our courses, irrespective of gender, physical condition or nationality
  • humanism, to train responsible and committed engineering citizens who show solidarity

Ten good reasons to join the insa group schools

  1. KNOWN AND RENOWNED TRAINING PROGRAMMES
    a strong network of graduates working all over the world
     
  2. VALUES THAT UNITE
    around equality, accessibility and excellence – training responsible engineering citizens
     
  3. EDUCATING IN A DIFFERENT WAY
    multiskilled and entrepreneurial... Highly qualified engineers who are open-minded, active and cultured
     
  4. INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS
    personally chosen study paths, customised support and thematic training areas... Choose from a selection of innovative projects…
     
  5. HIGH ACHIEVING STUDENTS
    recruitment is possible into the start of every year of the course and selection is based on an application including examination of results and a cover letter
     
  6. INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE IS A PRIORITY
    study trips abroad, multicultural campuses, double degrees, etc.
     
  7. PARTNER COMPANIES
    placements, professionals help with teaching, research contracts, speed interviewing, expert appraisals, etc.
     
  8. CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH
    over 50 laboratories. Scientific and technological breakthroughs to aid economic development
     
  9. BUSTLING CAMPUSES
    sport, culture, arts, clubs and societies and more…
     
  10. OUTSTANDING GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT RECORD
    Find your 1st job in just 6 weeks. 11% abroad.

 

To find out more about the Group : www.groupe-insa.fr/en