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About ESME Sudria

ESME Sudria was founded in 1905 by Joachim Sudria. The school has been certified by the State since 1922 and is authorized by the "Commission des Titres de l'Ingénieur" (CTI) to award its diploma on behalf of the State. The ESME-Sudria engineering diploma is a Masters Degree signed by the French Education Ministry. The school is a member of the "Conférence des Grandes Ecoles" and of the "Union des Grandes Ecoles Indépendantes".

Joachim Sudria fondateur de l'ESME Sudria

The School

For nearly a century, since 1905, the ESME Sudria has been training engineers in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Telecommunications, and Computer Engineering.

The curriculum of the school, which is taught in French, has evolved significantly over the years: it covers the full range of technologies from electrical power to the management of complex systems and intelligent networks.

The urban campus of the ESME Sudria is on the doorsteps of Paris in Ivry-sur-Seine (two kilometers from inner Paris). Currently situated on 7,500 m², the campus includes:

  • laboratories (4500 m²) 38 rue Molière,
  • classrooms (2500 m²) 65 bd de Brandebourg

at Ivry, right on the RER C (express subway) and only 3 stations from Boulevard Saint Michel. These modern premises include lecture rooms, self-access laboratories, and a cafeteria.

The administration offices are located 38 rue Molière.

New campuses in 2012

In Lille and Lyon

In September 2012, ESME Sudria will create new campuses in Lille and Lyon. Students will have the possibility to spend the first three years there before pursuing in Paris for the last two years. Therefore, the school will get closer to the future engineers and allowing them to study in better conditions while settling in cities renowned for their dynamism.

In Paris-Montparnasse

Also in September 2012, the school will open a new campus in a 2,000m² building in the heart of the Montparnasse district of Paris, by the fascinating complex of the Pasteur Institute and its world famous innovation center. Within the city life, this new campus will ease the life of the students in an exceptional environment.

Organizing your stay

Finding an accommodation in Paris can be a challenge, especially for a foreign student. To start looking for your place (even without a French guarantor!) visit :

As well, they can help you get started with all the procedures to make the most of your stay: bank account, mobile phone, insurance etc.


ESME Sudria is permanently in contact with the corporate world, in various ways:

  • The « Improvement Advisory Committee », which evaluates the evolution of the teaching programmes, and establishes the syllabus orientation for the two future years, is composed of forty Company Directors.
  • 40% of the faculty are members of the corporate world, specialists in their respective subjects, which they teach to final year students.
  • Research contracts are accomplished in the school laboratories through the ESME Sudria R&D.

There is a service in the school dedicated to enterprise relations. It manages the training periods, first employment, and job placement for experienced engineers in collaboration with the Alumni association.

This same service is also in charge of events such as :


The Electronics Laboratory

Many Corporate bodies such as Région IDFCENTRE FRANCILIEN DE L'INNOVATION, OSEO, Ministère du Développement durable, Ministère de l'Industrie, commission ESME professors to do studies and research in the ESME laboratories in various domains such as:

  • Design of electronic circuits for the automobile industry
  • Measures and test benches
  • Circuit Optimization
  • Embedded security

les étudiants de l'ESME Sudria dans le laboratoire électronique

The Electrical Engineering Department

The Energy Conversion Department develops complete systems in current research concerning railroad transport with the SNCF, electrical vehicles with Groupe PSA (Peugeot-Citroën), actuators for aeronautics and industrial robotics including:

  • Vectorial command of synchronous and asynchronous motors;
  • Active filtering and sinusoidal current absorbing;
  • Implementing command layers based on artificial intelligence techniques such as neural networks or fuzzy logic.

The ESME-Sudria Symposium and Research Projects

Before the end-of-studies internship, research projects are done by the students under the guidance of professors and researchers, in partnership with companies. These projects are presented to an audience of students, parents and professionals at the ESME Symposium. The best projects are selected by the ESME Engineers Association.

Internships and Employment

Internship and Employment offers are centralized by a special department in the school, which maintains a link between the students and the business world, in collaboration with the ESME Engineers Association.

Internship offers addressed to the school are immediately posted on the Intranet.

ESME Sudria students are required to do a four-week minimum internship for each year of studies, with the exception of the final year, when the internship lasts five months, starting mid-April.

Interships contact : Claudine CARRERE,
Responsable des Stages
38, rue Molière 94200 Ivry-sur-Seine
Phone number : # 331 56 20 62 45
E-mail :

Jobs Contact : Isabelle KOEHL,
Responsable des Relations Extérieures
38, rue Molière 94200 Ivry-sur-Seine
Phone number : # 331 56 20 62 43
E-mail :

You want to :

  • place an employment offer :
  • place an internship offer :


association de sudria

ESME Sudria students have extremely varied poles of interest, and this diversity has led to the creation of a large variety of clubs and associations, enabling students to share their passions with fellow-students. Every year new and interesting groups are formed, adding to the cultural and intellectual development of the students.

Continuing studies after Graduation

Some graduates every year wish to complete their scientific studies by a specialized formation in management or finance. This formation, in most cases part of a professional project, is done in very famous and prestigious establishments such as : ESSEC, ESCP-EAP, HEC, EM Lyon, EDHEC MBA.

ESME Alumni

The ESME Alumni, the « Association des Ingénieurs de l'ESME-Sudria » (AIESME) counts as members nearly 10,000 ESME engineers in 350 sectors of activity in 40 countries.

Its main activities are the following :

  • The Service Emploi-Carrières (Employment and Career services)
  • The annual employment and salary survey
  • Endorsement of students and promotions.

It publishes a magazine « ROND POINT » regularly.

Conference debates

The AIESME, which is very active, not only ensures the contact between old graduates through cultural, intellectual and free time activities, but also wishes to share the experience of its members with the students. It organizes conference debates on the profession of engineer throughout the year in the school, invites students to its monthly club meeting, and is represented at all the school conferences or forums.

Prize for the Best Project

Every year the AIESME awards the Prize for the Best Research Project after the public presentation of end-of-studies projects at the Symposium. In the interest of its members, and to provide better service, the AIESME operates from the « Maison des Ingénieurs ESME Sudria », pleasant modern premises situated in the Gobelins district, not far from the ESME Sudria campus.

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A propos de l'ESME Sudria

L'ESME Sudria est une école d'ingénieurs fondée en 1905 par Joachim Sudria. L'école est reconnue par l'Etat depuis 1922. L'école est habilitée par la Commission des Titres de l'Ingénieur (CTI) à délivrer son diplôme au nom de l'Etat. Le diplôme d'ingénieur de l'ESME Sudria est visé par le Ministère de l'Éducation Nationale. Le diplôme d'ingénieur de l'ESME Sudria confère le grade de Master. L'école est membre de la Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE), de l'Union des Grandes Ecoles Indépendantes (UGEI) et de la Conférence des Directeurs des Ecoles Françaises d’Ingénieurs (CDEFI).

Infos pratiques

    38 rue Molière
    94200 Ivry-sur-Seine

    TEL : 01 56 20 62 00