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Toulouse INP

Toulouse INP

Toulouse INP


Toulouse INP a French graduate engineering school, is famous for the quality of their engineering programs combining rigorous training in science with practical training in engineering. It works closely with the business world and conducts high-quality research, from basic research to technology transfer, while considering the major societal issues of the 21st century.

Toulouse INP, (Institut National Polytechnique) is composed of six engineering schools strongly backed by 17 research laboratories.

The Institute delivers engineering degrees, master's degrees, and PhDs.

What is a Master of Science?

Masters of Science are degrees accredited either by the French Ministry of Higher Education or by the «Conference des Grandes Écoles», which conferred this trademark on engineering schools. Master of Science is internationally recognized and may lead to PhD programs or jobs in industrial companies.

The Master of Science is a 2-year full-time program. It is usually aimed at undergraduate students who already have a Bachelor's degree. The lectures are focused on specific scientific and technical fields.



  • 6 engineering schools
  • 6600 students
  • 23 % foreign students
  • More than 100 different nationalities


  • 17 labs
  • 670 teachers researchers
  • 150 PhDs delivered each year, 45% foreign students

    Scholarships and Funding

    Toulouse INP offers scholarships through a reduction of fees.

    Students can apply to different scholarship programs (Governmental scholarships, European student mobility programs, French Eiffel and French embassies’ scholarship programs, and training support programs from private foundations and companies).


    U-Multirank 2020

    Around the world, Toulouse INP shows top performance across various indicators, with 15 ‘A’ scores overall in the last U-Multirank 2020. Also, it received the fifth score on the institutional level for France.

    CWTS Leiden Ranking

    Toulouse INP is internationally recognized for the quality of its scientific research and is among the Leiden ranking which lists the top 1200 universities on the international scale. Toulouse INP is recognized for its scientific production on the themes of physical and engineering sciences, life and earth sciences, biomedical and health sciences, and mathematics and computer science.

    CWUR Ranking 2020-2021

    Since 2012, the Center for World University Ranking, CWUR, has been ranking universities around the world according to several criteria: the quality of teaching, the number of alumni rising to positions of responsibility in the largest international firms and institutions, the quality of the teaching staff according to the distinctions received and, finally, the quality of the research. The whole is reported at a grade out of 100. About 20,000 universities have been graded around the world. In this ranking, Toulouse INP ranks 624th on the international scale, and 29th on the national one.

    2021 Shanghai Ranking

    The Shanghai ranking lists the best higher education institutions in the world from a research perspective. It classifies, according to scientific fields, 1,800 out of 4,000 universities and schools in 93 countries. This ranking is mainly focused on research and takes into account scientific publications and, in particular, articles cited in their respective fields, as well as the awards and prizes associated with researchers.

    Toulouse INP is classified in 12 categories: Earth Sciences, Ecology, Mechanics, Process Sciences, Materials Sciences, Energies, Environmental Science and Engineering, Water Engineering, Agro-Food and Food, Metallurgical Engineering, Life Sciences, and Veterinary.

    Why study at Toulouse INP

    Ideally located in a region where industry and research worlds are closely linked, Toulouse INP guarantees all students quality training, a wide choice of courses adapted to the specific needs of companies, and a rapid professional integration.


    • Toulouse

      6 Allée Emile Monso, BP 34038 Toulouse cedex 4 , BP 34038, Toulouse