Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l'Electronique et de ses Applications (ENSEA)
Office Responsible for International Exchange Students
International Relations Office
Language of Instruction
French and English
Courses in English available for undergraduate students (junior/senior level) only during the spring semester.
Courses in English (in Bioengineering or Telecommunications) available for graduate students only during the fall semester.
Students who have a B3 level of French language can take courses in French in the fall and spring.
ENSEA is a Graduate School of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Telecommunications, located in the suburbs of Paris, in the university town of Cergy-Pontoise, 40 minutes by train, from Paris.
TERMS OF EXCHANGE
It was founded in 1952, has more than 6000 alumni, a student population of 800, with 90 tenured professors, 180 visiting professors from industry & partner institutions, 2 research groups (Information Processing and System Research Lab- Electronics, Control of Systems Lab), 38 student associations, and 70 foreign partner institutions across the world.
ENSEA Flyer 2016
Undergraduate level for coursework & research
Graduate level for coursework & research
One semester or one academic year
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Science & Systems
- Embedded Systems
- Signal Processing
- Power Electronics
- Instrumentation & Biosciences
- Control of Systems
Application form (GE3/ENSEA), program of intended studies, resume, cover letter, 1 letter of recommendation & official transcripts
When will students receive their acceptance package?
COURSE REGISTRATION & ACADEMIC INFORMATION
End of May for Fall
End of October for Spring
1st Sept – mid-Jan ( Fall semester)
Last week of January – mid-June ( Spring semester)
Workload per semester
30 ECTS credits = 15 US Credits
A transcript will be sent directly to the student’s university, plus one copy to the student
Is on-campus accommodation available to exchange students?
ENSEA does not have on-campus housing, but off-campus residences are close by, within walking distance
When can exchange students move-in to the Hall of Residence?
A few days prior to the start of the semester
Student visa depending on home country
Personal US insurance with international coverage
When should I arrive?
A few days before classes start.
Is there airport reception available?
Possibly, depending on the number of students and flight times.
Is there any bank on campus?
ESTIMATED COST OF LIVING
There are banks nearby.
Food/meals 250 Euros a month
Housing 550 Euros - 650 Euros a month
Local transportation 50 Euros per month
Incoming Students Guide
Office responsible for International Exchange Students
International Relations Office
6, Avenue du Ponceau 95014 CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE
A University Town
ENSEA, together with 20 other higher education institutions, share the same diverse and multidisciplinary campus.It offers a whole range of indoor and outdoor activities and facilities such as water sports on Cergy’s lake, music festivals, concerts, cinema, theatres, swimming pools, tennis courts, a skating rink…
ENSEA hosts 38 student organizations and provides them with technical and financial support.These organisations offer a wide range of opportunities for personal development, managerial and creative skills. Motivated students can take leadership positions in the Student Union or the student entrepreneurial organization.