Polytech Nantes is the graduate school of engineering of the University of Nantes, accredited by the 'Commission des Titres d'Ingénieur' (CTI), the French institution awarding engineering degrees. It is located in an attractive area of strong economic and demographic growth.

Polytech Nantes is the founding member of the Polytech group, a national network of 14 graduate engineering schools in France. These 14 schools award the French 'diplôme d'ingénieur' (equivalent to MSc) which is a national degree recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

The school, located on 3 campuses (Nantes, Saint-Nazaire and La Roche-sur-Yon), benefits from the scientific and educational environment of a university and is proud to offer a complete engineering education program.

Chantrerie Campus (Nantes)

The Chantrerie campus is located at the heart of 'Atlanpole', the technopole and BIC (Business and Innovation Centre) for the Greater Nantes area. Its modern and well-equipped buildings provide an ideal learning environment for engineering students.

This site hosts 5 graduate schools, with over 4,000 students, 2 university restaurants (R.U), a technology library and about 30 companies of advanced technologies.

Gavy Campus (Saint-Nazaire)

Nestled amongst the aeronautics and shipbuilding industries of Saint-Nazaire, the Gavy campus benefits from an industrial harbor environment. It is located nearby the magnificent Guérande Peninsula and its famous salt marshes, and a number of seaside resorts.

It hosts over 1,000 students in various engineering courses, a university restaurant and a university library, just a few meters from the sea.

Courtaisière Campus (La Roche-sur-Yon)

The Courtaisière campus benefits from a well-known research activity thanks to the Chair for Telecommunications and Networks.

What is a French Grande École ?

In France, 'Grandes Écoles' are higher educational institutions that are prestigious and very selective. Most of  the managers and executives from the industry and business graduate from the  'Grandes Écoles'.