China admission programme


ParisTech is highly involved in China, with a permanent office and representative in Shanghai  

ParisTech commitment to China, and to develop the impact of its Grande Ecoles abroad, is built around many activities. 


The 50 engineers' program (p50i), also known as the 9+9 program

This program originally partnered ParisTech with some major Chinese universities through framework agreements:


Now opened to students from all Chinese universities, this program allows top students to candidate simultaneously to 6 of ParisTech schools for admission into a 2-year education program at master level (“Diplôme d’ingénieur").

Each year, nearly one hundred Chinese students with a Bachelor's degree are admitted via this program.


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The ParisTech – CSC doctoral program

ParisTech and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) signed in 2011 an agreement to create a PhD program in France. Since the implementation of the program in 2013, 130 students have been admitted in the program to complete their PhD within one of the ParisTech Schools laboratories.

This program is open to highly qualified Chinese students interested in carrying on doctoral training in a ParisTech school with the CSC financial support.

As part of this program, students have also the possibility to complete a co-supervised PhD in collaboration between their home research group in China and their host laboratory in France.

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3 Sino-foreign institutes


ParisTech Shanghai Jiao Tong (SPEIT)

SJTU-ParisTech Elite Institute of Technology (SPEIT) was established under the strategic alliance of Paris Tech and SJTU. Modeled on the French elite engineer education curriculum, SPEIT recruits 80 to 100 freshmen each year. SPEIT offers curricula in engineering, in 3 majors: mechanics, energy, ICT (for a duration of 6,5 years). The diplomas delivered at SPEIT are SJTU bachelor and master degrees, and ParisTech Shanghai Jiao Tong engineering degree (French degree).


> Read more about the L’École d’ingénieurs ParisTech Shanghai Jiao Tong (SPEIT)


ICARE, the reference Institute for EU-Chinese Cooperation

ICARE, the Institute for Clean and Renewable Energy, is the institute of higher education and research in the field of the energy efficiency and renewable energy at Huazhong University of Sciences & Technologies (HUST) in Wuhan, China.
This European project was led by CEP-MINES ParisTech (Centre for Energy and Processes) and coordinated by ParisTech. The consortium was made up of five European Universities, the International Office for Water, three Chinese Universities and two associated partners. Since 2017, the programme is leaded by MINES ParisTech - PSL for ParisTech and Huazhong University of Sciences & Technologies (HUST).

Chimie Pékin – BUCT-Paris Curie Engineering School

The Sino-French Institute BUCT-Paris Curie Engineering School, also called ‘Chimie Pékin’ is a higher education institution for training engineers in chemistry, resulting from a partnership between the Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT) and a consortium of French Graduate Schools of Chemistry, members of the French Fédération Gay-Lussac (FGL), represented by Chimie ParisTech - PSL.

Chimie Pékin opened in September 2017 at BUCT, on its Changping campus. Chimie Pékin was inaugurated on January 11, 2018 by the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Mrs. Frédérique Vidal, during the visit of President Emmanuel Macron in the Popular Republic of China.

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