École des Ponts ParisTech, created in 1747 under the name École Royale des Ponts et Chaussées, is a higher education establishment that trains engineers to a high level of scientific, technical, and general competency. Apart from civil engineering and spatial planning, historically the source of its prestige, the School develops high-quality programs and research associated with the energy transition. École des Ponts ParisTech provides a very high-level education in general engineering.The Graduate School, underpinned by the excellence of its 12 research labs, develops Masters and PhD programs in mechanical and civil engineering; materials sciences; nuclear engineering; mathematics; information technology; environmental sciences; urban planning; transportation; economics; and sociology. Through its subsidiaries or in its own right, it develops initial education and lifelong learning that are closely connected with different sectors of the economy.It is therefore a key player in lifelong learning for senior executives in its prime disciplines.
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