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The award
BSc

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
EUR 13500 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 16800 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Science at École Polytechnique

The Bachelor of Science is a highly selective three-year Program, taught entirely in English and tailored to academically inclined students with a very strong interest in mathematics and science.

Bachelor students at Ecole Polytechnique follow a intensive multidisciplinary scientific curriculum. In the first year of the program students spend their time and energy acquiring the intellectual tools and key knowledge which that will form a base the rest of their higher education. At the same time, they will have opportunity to discover and experience several disciplines to choose the one that they will later specialize in. During the second and third years of their education, students will choose to study one of the following three double majors:

  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics and Economics

In the third year, students have the option to study abroad for the fall semester at one of our partner universities,  such as the University of Toronto, UC Berkeley, EPFL, KAIST, King’s College London, or The University of Melbourne. In the spring, students have an eight-week research internship, at the end of which they must submit their Bachelor Thesis.

For more information about the program, please register to our online information sessions.

Mathematics at the center of the Program

The Mathematics courses given in École Polytechnique's Bachelor Program are designed to fit any subsequent specialization streams (Physics, Economics, Computer Science). A notable point is the attention given from the beginning of the course to applications across the spectrum of Mathematics (Numerical Simulation and Calculations, Randomness and Data, Arithmetic Related Cryptology etc.).

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 13500 per yearInternational course feesEUR 16800 per year

Entry requirements

General Admission Requirements

To be able to apply, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Currently be studying for a high school leaving certificate, recognized either internationally or in the candidate's home country (French Baccalaureate, OIB, International Baccalaureate, Swiss high-school maturité certificate, European high-school certificate…), OR
  • Currently be studying for a scientific university entrance certificate, OR
  • Have already obtained an entrance certificate to study science at a higher education institution (scientific university, specialized institute, French preparatory class…)

Consistent with all of École Polytechnique’s academic programs, the Bachelor Program is designed for top students with very high potential, who are able to follow a rich and demanding curriculum.

Specific Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting the general admission requirements, applicants should also meet the following specific requirements:

  • have an overall strong academic average
  • take advanced mathematics courses, and at least one advanced science course
  • have a level of English sufficient to successfully complete this Program (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level C1)

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