CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research founded in 1954. The breadth of its geographic engagement and the variety of its academic programs testify to CIFE’s major commitments: a confident, future-oriented vision of Europe; an innovative concept of teaching; and an awareness of the challenges of a changing world. CIFE has a strong international orientation, with its main office in Nice and offices in Berlin, Brussels, and Istanbul. It is one of the seven institutions of excellence to receive an operating grant from the EU under the ‘Jean Monnet Activities’ of the Erasmus+ program.
Academic excellence: Centrale Nantes is consistently ranked among the top engineering schools in France. The school’s faculty are world-renowned experts in their fields, and the curriculum is designed to challenge and prepare students for the most demanding careers.
International exposure: Centrale Nantes has a strong international focus, with over 40% of its students coming from outside of France. The university offers a variety of programs and opportunities for students to study abroad and gain international experience.
Ethics and social responsibility: Centrale Nantes is committed to teaching students the importance of ethics and social responsibility in business and in life. The university’s curriculum includes courses on ethics, social responsibility, and sustainable development.
Corporate partnerships: Centrale Nantes has close partnerships with many leading companies around the world. These partnerships provide students with opportunities for internships, research projects, and job placement after graduation.