ESME Sudria is proud to be a signatory to the Erasmus Charter. Did you know that you could study at ESME Sudria through the Erasmus Program?
The ERASMUS program is financed by the European Union and proposes measures designed to
support exchanges between institutions of higher education in Europe by targeting:
An improvement in the quality, and the reinforcement of the European aspect, of higher
- An increase in the mobility of students, teachers, and university personnel.
Enhanced multilateral cooperation between institutions of higher education and institutions
of higher education and companies.
The transparency and recognition of qualifications acquired during higher education and
advanced professional training in Europe.
ouR vISIoN AND GoALS
ESME Sudria considers time abroad as an integral part of the education of a future engineer.
Consequently, ESME Sudria has made it mandatory for 1st year students of the engineering program to spend a semester studying abroad at a partner university. the school has set up a selection
procedure for this purpose, where partner universities and students are matched according to the
student’s interests and academic level.
The school also makes it possible for students to spend the last year of their engineering studies in a
partner university abroad, if their reasons for doing so are justified and if such a stay would be
beneficial to their career plans. Finally, all students are encouraged to take internships abroad.
In addition to student mobility, teacher mobility (inbound and outbound) is systematically integrated
into the bilateral agreements of ESME Sudria.
Events in support of international mobility
The school continually heightens awareness among its students and entire personnel regarding the
importance of mobility outside of France by regularly organizing events dedicated to international
mobility: the presentation of universities during visits by partners, international conference weeks
in English with guest lecturers from abroad, festive gatherings, and accounts of students returning
A number of initiatives are underway to strengthen inbound student mobility, such as the signing of bilateral agreements which include laboratory internships at ESME Sudria and the development of an academic offer taught in English (long and short programs).
Pedagogical collaboration between ESME Sudria and its partners
ESME Sudria develops bilateral agreements on every continent to ensure its students have the widest
possible selection of destinations for their study abroad.
Special attention is paid to the engineering programs on offer at the partner universities that are chosen. The International Office coordinates collaboration between the school and its partners to establish programs of study in each destination.
Partners around the world
The 5 BRICS countries are priority destinations for ESME Sudria.
The school also aims to strengthen its ties with the world’s English-speaking countries (for linguistic
reasons), and Eastern Europe, because of the excellent mathematics and engineering results which
are often achieved there.
Finally, ESME Sudria works on developing Erasmus + bilateral university agreements to encourage
student mobility and enrich its partnerships in Europe.
Exchange between partners
The International Office regularly welcomes delegations from partner universities. When
doing so, it makes a point of creating a link between its visiting partners, the ESME Sudria
pedagogical and administrative team, and its students. Similarly, ESME Sudria also travels to its
partner universities to meet these universities’ own individual teams.
In addition, the school participates in large international conferences (NAFSA , APAIE, EAIE) as well as
fairs and workshops organized by Campus France, n+i, the CGE, and the CDEFI.
In terms of international research, ESME Sudria’s strategy consists of taking advantage of its
numerous partnerships established in the promotion of education to identify convergences and
develop joint projects.
Contacts have already been established, e.g. with the
(Beijing Institute of Petrochemical
Technology, China), and the TUT (Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa).