Centrale Nantes

Introduction

Founded in 1919, Centrale Nantes (ECN) is among the top higher education and research institutions in France in Science & Engineering. Its purpose is to develop top-level scientists & engineers in multidisciplinary and specific fields from 2150 students per year in engineering track (5 years), Master Degrees and PhDs. International development is at the heart of the strategic policy of Centrale Nantes: 100% of its engineering students are going abroad and 30% of the campus population is international. new

The Strength of Networks

Centrale Nantes belongs to the prestigious Groupe des Ecoles Centrales, Higher Education and Research Institutions with a long tradition of innovation, design, construction, and manufacturing. Since its foundation, the Groupe des Ecoles Centrales has followed the same calling: training engineers capable of meeting the greatest challenges of their era. 
Centrale Nantes facilitates both professor and student international exchanges through Master’s programs of a high quality level with the Erasmus Mundus label of excellence delivered by the European Commission. Indeed, the institution is currently involved in 4 Erasmus Mundus A.1 projects (3 Master, 1 Doctorate), 15 Erasmus Mundus A.2 projects (3 as coordinator with India and South Asia), two A.3 projects. Some grants are available within these projects.
 Most international students are awarded attractive scholarships from Centrale Nantes, companies, the European Commission, French embassies or the Pays de la Loire Region.
The recognition of the scientific excellence of Centrale Nantes facilitates its collaboration with regional economic bodies as well as global companies and interaction with similar networks abroad. Centrale Nantes bridges the gaps between education, research, development, and the corporate world.

Access to cutting-edge technology platforms

As a source of innovation and openness, Centrale Nantes provides strong links with industry and enjoys a reputation for excellence around the world. The school's research units possess experimental equipment that is unique in their respective fields, particularly in naval hydrodynamics, fluid mechanics, civil engineering, crash testing, virtual reality, robotics, and machining.
 The research laboratories are totally integrated into the educational programme of the school to ensure study-through-research for engineering students and enrich their training by giving them access to inductive pedagogies in the laboratories and enabling those who start their career in R&D to prepare for their future responsibilities.
During your third year at Centrale Nantes, you will have the opportunity to access this equipment. nantes Here is the Centrale Nantes topnotch international master’s offer: 
10 International Masters (courses taught in English) Urban Environment :

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Atmosphere, Water, and Urban Environment

Applied Mechanics :

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Computational Mechanics
  • Design of Systems and Products
  • Materials Process and Technology Composites
  • Hydrodynamics and Ocean engineering

  • Energetics & Propulsion
  • AMASONE = Ship Operation and Naval Engineering

Civil Engineering Control Engineering, Robotics, and Applied Informatics:


  • Advanced Robotics

  • Automatic Control, Signal, & Image
  • Real Time, Steering and Supervision

HEI Social Media presence links: Facebook: Centrale Nantes Masters YouTube: International Centrale Nantes Practical information The international office helps all the international students to fill the administrative requirements and to get an accommodation near the campus. 
Centrale Nantes also proposes plenty of activities through various clubs and associations. 
Thanks to Centrale Nantes Alumni one and only fee, you get access to the Centralian network and benefit from all the services right away and without expiration dates!
 You directly access all the activities, professional and regional club contacts, and other Central school groups. 
Upon graduation, the following services will be added: a free career assessment every 5 years, permanent discounts on executive education courses and numerous other benefits. 
Living in France The world's fifth-largest economy, France is also the fourth most popular destination for international students. The country remains committed to its long-standing policy of equal treatment for domestic and international students.
 Each year, France makes massive investments in education and research. In fact, education is the largest category of government spending, accounting for more than 20% of the budget.
France's economy is the world's fifth largest. It accounts for 5% of world GDP and 6%. 
Tuition fees The tuition fees at Centrale Nantes are from €0 to €9,000 per year. Alumni information Alumni are very important for Centrale Nantes. The alumni’s association of Centrale Nantes is widely spread in many countries across the globe, working in diverse sectors. Some of them occupy high positions in different Research Institutes or companies while few others are successful entrepreneurs. Staying connected with alumni proves invaluable for the students in many terms. Alumni networking gives not only a chance for students to interact with the alumni, but also helps the alumni to stay connected with the institute and get updated on various developments. Along with this, a platform for the regular exchange of opinions and ideas amongst the alumni is equally important for their own development and growth. Call for application: Erasmus Mundus Master: EMship Advanced Design Scholarships: Up to €48 000 per student Call for application on http://www.emship.eu/ Master programme recognized by the European Commission with the Erasmus Mundus label Double Degree delivered by Centrale Nantes (France) and Université de Liège (Belgium)

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • French

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Programmes

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Master

Master in Atlantic Master on Ship Operation & Naval Engineering (M-TECH AMASONE)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This programme allows its students to develop skills in naval engineering and to become engineers experienced in ship operations. [+]

This programme allows its students to develop skills in naval engineering and to become engineers experienced in ship operations.

Two of the top French engineering schools - Centrale Nantes and the Ecole Navale Universities have teamed up to offer you a unique programme. An outstanding feature of this programme is that you will have on-board training sessions on French Navy vessels. You will get an insight into on-board practice to serve complex equipment and to fit in with the quick evolution of knowledge and techniques which is highly valuable for a naval engineer and of course highly regarded by industrial employers.

The programme of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. Courses are taught in English across the entire programme.... [-]


Master in Atmosphere, Water and Environment (U-ENV AWE)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This Master offers a world-class education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to address environmental and health issues in the context of sustainable urban development, in research and in urban engineering. [+]

This Master offers a world-class education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to address environmental and health issues in the context of sustainable urban development, in research and in urban engineering.

The program is designed to provide the scientific theoretical knowledge and tools necessary to understand and address the environmental physical problems resulting from the ever-increasing urban population. Various key disciplines such as urban hydrology, urban atmosphere, building heat transfer and pollution of air water and soils are taught through advanced lectures and research work in laboratories renowned in these fields.

The Master program is fully recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education and the network of contacts established by the researchers engaged in the program guarantees international exposure for the students.... [-]


Master in Civil Engineering

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

The Master of Civil Engineering in Materials and Structures in their Environment is dedicated to developing scientific and technological knowledge. It is characterized by a high degree of scientific specialization. [+]

Master in Civil Engineering

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

The higher vocation of our Master is designed to prepare students for research in the public and private sector.

Language of teaching

During the first year, all the courses are in English (French language courses are also included).

Characteristics

The programme focuses on the following areas: Advanced experimental methods and numerical modeling, concrete durability, structural reliability geotechnical engineering and earthquake engineering.

Objectives

The principal vocation of the Master of Civil Engineering is to develop scientific and technological knowledge.... [-]


Master in Embedded Real Time Systems (CORO ERTS)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This programme introduces the techniques currently used for the design and the verification of embedded systems, and more especially real-time embedded systems. This specialism relies on several courses covering various topics: the design of real-time systems and the architecture of a real-time operating system (OSEK/VDX standard is used); real-time scheduling policies and associated implementation; tools for the modeling and verification of real-time systems: Petri net, finite state automata and timed automata etc. [+]

This program introduces the techniques currently used for the design and the verification of embedded systems, and more especially real-time embedded systems. This specialism relies on several courses covering various topics: the design of real-time systems and the architecture of a real-time operating system (OSEK/VDX standard is used); real-time scheduling policies and associated implementation; tools for the modeling and verification of real-time systems: Petri net, finite state automata and timed automata etc.

The program of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. Embedded Real-Time Systems is one of five specialisms available within the Control and Robotics stream. Some of the M1 courses are the taught across the five specialisms whereas the M2 courses are specialism-specific. See course content for more details.... [-]


Master in Embedded Real Time Systems (CORO ERTS)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This program introduces the techniques currently used for the design and the verification of embedded systems, and more especially real-time embedded systems. This specialism relies on several courses covering various topics: the design of real-time systems and the architecture of a real-time operating system (OSEK/VDX standard is used); real-time scheduling policies and associated implementation; tools for the modeling and verification of real-time systems: Petri net, finite state automata and timed automata etc. [+]

This program introduces the techniques currently used for the design and the verification of embedded systems, and more especially real-time embedded systems. This specialism relies on several courses covering various topics: the design of real-time systems and the architecture of a real-time operating system (OSEK/VDX standard is used); real-time scheduling policies and associated implementation; tools for the modeling and verification of real-time systems: Petri net, finite state automata and timed automata etc.

The program of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. Embedded Real-Time Systems is one of five specialisms available within the Control and Robotics stream. Some of the M1 courses are the taught across the five specialisms whereas the M2 courses are specialism-specific. See course content for more details.... [-]


Master in Hydrodynamics and Ocean engineering

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

The aim of this program is to give students and advanced training on typical problems of hydrodynamics applied to ocean and offshore engineering: ship resistance, seakeeping, water waves and marine environment. Physical, modeling and numerical aspects are studied. [+]

The Master in Hydrodynamics and Ocean engineering

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

The quality of the courses has been recognized within the prestigious Erasmus Mundus framework of the European Commission through the EMship Master.

A large part of the training is dedicated to the practical use of software to solve problems defined above a large variety of numerical methods: boundary elements or spectral methods under potential flow theory, finite-difference or finite-volume techniques in solvers for viscous flows, Smooth Particles Hydrodynamics (SPH).

Language of teaching

The language of instruction and examination is English during the first year including 160 hours of French language courses.... [-]


Master in Hydrodynamics for Ocean Engineering (MTECH HOE)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This master specialism aims to give students advanced training on typical problems of hydrodynamics applied to naval architecture and ocean engineering: ship resistance, seakeeping, ship behavior in irregular seas, water, waves and marine environment, physical, modeling and numerical aspects are studied. [+]

This master specialism aims to give students advanced training on typical problems of hydrodynamics applied to naval architecture and ocean engineering: ship resistance, seakeeping, ship behavior in irregular seas, water, waves and marine environment, physical, modeling and numerical aspects are studied.

The program includes theoretical courses on typical hydrodynamics problems: ship resistance, wave-induced motions, wave and marine environment modeling, and numerical methods used to solve these problems. A large part of the program is also devoted to the practical use of software to solve the problems cited above through a large variety of numerical methods: boundary elements or spectral methods under potential flow theory, finite-difference or finite-volume techniques in solvers for viscous flows, Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH). Students are also involved in practical work using the ocean test facilities (towing tank, wave tank equipped with a multi-flap wave generator etc.)... [-]


Master in Materials and Structures in their Environment (C-ENG MSE)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This Master programme aims to develop scientific and technological knowledge on materials and structures in both the public works and industrial sectors. It is characterized by a high degree of scientific specialisation. The programme focuses on the following specialised areas: numerical modelling, constitutive laws, structural reliability, advanced experimental techniques, durability, modern concrete, geomechanics and earthquake engineering. [+]

This Master programme aims to develop scientific and technological knowledge on materials and structures in both the public works and industrial sectors. It is characterized by a high degree of scientific specialisation. The programme focuses on the following specialised areas: numerical modelling, constitutive laws, structural reliability, advanced experimental techniques, durability, modern concrete, geomechanics and earthquake engineering.

The programme of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. M1 classes taught in English. The language of instruction for M2 is English and French.

Course Content - M1

Continuum Mechanics Physical Modelling Fluid Mechanics Constitutive Laws Programming and Algorithmics Imaging in Civil Engineering Numerical Methods Geotechnical Engineering Vibration and Differential Equations Concrete and Structures Business Environment Conferences and Initiation to Research Modern Languages ... [-]

Master in Smart and Connected Enterprise (I-ENG SCE)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

The aim of this specialism is to introduce the new paradigms of company management based on new information environments and systems, including cyber-physical systems. At the conclusion of the program, students should be able to model an enterprise, to simulate and optimize its performance, to model and develop solutions for interoperability between information systems, based on ontologies and multi-view models at different scales (shop floor, factory, company, extended enterprise). New technologies like IoT, smart and agile organizations, etc., and interaction technologies, like virtual and augmented reality, will be integrated in the courses. [+]

The aim of this specialism is to introduce the new paradigms of company management based on new information environments and systems, including cyber-physical systems. At the conclusion of the program, students should be able to model an enterprise, to simulate and optimize its performance, to model and develop solutions for interoperability between information systems, based on ontologies and multi-view models at different scales (shop floor, factory, company, extended enterprise). New technologies like IoT, smart and agile organizations, etc., and interaction technologies, like virtual and augmented reality, will be integrated into the courses. The place of humans in new smart organizations will also be considered. There is a strong link with the other specialism - Agile Factory Management.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing (M-ENG AM)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This Master program develops skills for providing innovative and optimized solutions in the advanced design and manufacturing of products and structures for both research and industry. [+]

This Master program develops skills for providing innovative and optimized solutions in the advanced design and manufacturing of products and structures for both research and industry.

The courses rely on both theoretical and practical aspects and cover the following areas: mechanical design of innovative mechanisms and products and customer-oriented design of products. Technical, human and economic factors are taken into account.

The program of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. Advanced Manufacturing is one of four specialisms available within the Mechanical Engineering stream.

The language of instruction is English across the two years.

The program was formerly entitled Design of Systems and Products.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Advanced Robotics

Campus Full time 18  September 2018 France Nantes

This Master program focuses on Advanced Robotics. More generally, it deals with modern techniques in systems engineering for the modeling, simulation, optimization, analysis, and control of a variety of robotics systems. [+]

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education. The quality of this Master has been recognized by the European Union by supporting the European Master on Advanced RObotics + (EMARO +) in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus programme.

Language of teaching

Courses fully taught in English during the two years.

The Master "Advanced Robotics" relies on the staff members and on the scientific and research facilities of the IRCCyN (Institut de Recherche en Communication et CYbernetique de Nantes " (www.irccyn.ec-nantes.fr)

OBJECTIVES

This Master program focuses on Advanced Robotics. More generally, it deals with modern techniques in systems engineering for the modeling, simulation, optimization, analysis, and control of a variety of robotics systems.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Computational Mechanics (M-ENG CM)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This Master develops skills in advanced techniques in scientific computing at the interface between scientific disciplines for the modeling of mechanical engineering problems. [+]

Computational Mechanics (M-ENG CM)

This Master develops skills in advanced techniques in scientific computing at the interface between scientific disciplines for the modeling of mechanical engineering problems.

The courses cover the modeling and numerical simulation of complex mechanical systems (both fluid and solid) involving a possible coupling of different physics at different scales. The training is based on a global approach towards the issues associated with numerical modeling, from the construction of models and their discretization to the numerical resolution of discrete models, and to the mathematical analysis of models and approximation methods.

The program of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. Computational Mechanics is one of four specialisms available within the Mechanical Engineering stream.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Design of Systems and Products

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This Master provides tools, models, and methodologies for the design of mechanical products and for the design and management of industrial systems. [+]

Master of Engineering in Design of Systems and Products

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

This Master provides tools, models, and methodologies for the design of mechanical products and for the design and management of industrial systems. Technical, human and economical factors are taken into account.The courses rely on both aspects and cover the following areas: Mechanical design of innovative mechanisms and products, a customer-oriented design of products, industrial engineering.

Language of teaching

The two year-courses are fully taught in English.

Laboratories

The thesis is often conducted in the frame of international research collaborations with scientists from Europe, the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Africa. The Master "Design of systems and Products" relies on the staff members on the scientific and research facilities of the IRCCyN, "Institut de Recherche en Communication et Cybernétique de Nantes"... [-]


Master of Engineering in Energetics and Propulsion (M-ENG EP)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This Master develops skills for designing and optimizing innovative propulsion plants with a focus on thermofluid processes and energy conversion for research and industry. [+]

Energetics and propulsion (M-ENG EP)

This Master develops skills for designing and optimizing innovative propulsion plants with a focus on thermofluid processes and energy conversion for research and industry.

The performance and efficiency of internal combustion engines and turbojets is influenced by various processes including gas flow, compression, and expansion through turbomachines or reciprocating piston, fuel injection and combustion, energy conversion and heat transfer. Therefore, the courses offered in this program will provide an emphasis on all these processes and how they interact.

The program of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. Energetics and Propulsion is one of four specialisms available within the Mechanical Engineering stream. The language of instruction is English throughout the program.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Materials Processes and Technology of Composites (M-ENG MPTC)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This Master develops skills for providing innovative and optimized solutions in the design and manufacturing of composite materials for research and in industry. [+]

Materials, Processes, and Technology of Composites (M-ENG MPTC)

This Master develops skills for providing innovative and optimized solutions in the design and manufacturing of composite materials for research and in industry.

The performance of fiber-reinforced organic-matrix composites and structures are influenced by the constituting materials and the processing stage. Composite mechanical design can be efficiently and optimally performed when one has a good understanding of manufacturing influences and constraints. Therefore, the courses offered in this program will provide a theoretical and experimental emphasis on the relationships between constituents, processing, and structural design.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Real Time, Steering and Supervision

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

The Master offers two specialty tracks: Real-Time embedded systems - embedded computer science and Simulation & Supervision. [+]

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

Language of teaching

Courses fully taught in English during the two years.

TRACK: REAL-TIME EMBEDDED SYSTEMS - EMBEDDED COMPUTER SCIENCE

The objective of this track is to present the techniques currently used for the design and the verification of embedded systems, and more especially real-time embedded systems. The track relies on several courses covering various topics: the design of real-time systems and the architecture of a real-time operating systems (OSEK/VDX standard is used); the real-time scheduling policies and the associated implementation; tools for the modeling and verification of real-time systems: Petri networks, finite state automata and time automata.... [-]


Master of Science and Techniques in Atmosphere, Water and Urban Environment

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

This Master offers a well-balanced education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to solve environmental and energy issues through an integrated approach, combining technological development together with the consideration of human, social and urban constraints. [+]

Master in Atmosphere, Water, and Urban Environment

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

This Master offers a well-balanced education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to solve environmental and energy issues through an integrated approach, combining technological development together with the consideration of human, social and urban constraints.

Language of instructionThe language of instruction and examination is English during the first year, including 160 hours of French language courses.During the 2nd year, courses are in French but Master's thesis can be either in French or English.... [-]


Master on Ship Operation & Naval Engineering - AMASONE

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

Two of the top French Technical Universities have teamed up to offer you a unique opportunity to learn naval engineering and become an engineer experienced in ship operation. [+]

Master on Ship Operation & Naval Engineering

Two of the top French Technical Universities have teamed up to offer you a unique opportunity to learn naval engineering and become an engineer experienced in ship operation. At Ecole Centrale Nantes we provide a high-level naval engineer training program. You will have access to experimental facilities such as towing tank, wave tank, internal combustion engine test benches.

In collaboration with École Navale in Lanvéoc-Poulmic, close to Brest is the French Naval Academy where French Navy officers are trained. In Ecole Navale, we deliver a serious scientific training, navigation knowledge, and maritime environment. The outstanding strength of this master program is that you will have on-board training sessions on French Navy vessels. You will get an insight of onboard practice to serve complex equipment and to fit in with the quick evolution of knowledge and techniques which is highly valuable for a naval engineer and of course highly regarded by industrial employers. 100% English Master!... [-]


Masters in Control and Robotics in Advanced Robotics (CORO IMARO)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

The main objective is of this specialism is to master the modelling and control of complex robots evolving in dynamic environments by using proprioceptive and exteroceptive perception. The focus is on advanced robotics, but more generally the specialism deals with modern techniques in systems engineering for the modeling, simulation, optimisation, analysis, and control of a variety of robotics systems. It also takes into account the modelling and perception of the environment. The quality of this Master has been recognized by the European Union by supporting the European Master on Advanced Robotics (EMARO+) in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus program. [+]

Advanced Robotics (CORO IMARO)

The main objective is of this specialism is to master the modeling and control of complex robots evolving in dynamic environments by using proprioceptive and exteroceptive perception.

The focus is on advanced robotics, but more generally the specialism deals with modern techniques in systems engineering for the modeling, simulation, optimisation, analysis, and control of a variety of robotics systems. It also takes into account the modeling and perception of the environment. The quality of this Master has been recognized by the European Union by supporting the European Master on Advanced Robotics (EMARO+) in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus program.... [-]


Masters in Control and Robotics in Signal and Image Processing (CORO SIP)

Campus Full time September 2018 France Nantes

The Signal and Image Processing (SIP) program provides the necessary skills in signal modeling, image processing and machine learning, relevant to the theory and the practice of data analysis and information retrieval, for the development of modern numerical methods. [+]

Signal and Image Processing (CORO SIP)

The Signal and Image Processing (SIP) program provides the necessary skills in signal modeling, image processing and machine learning, relevant to the theory and the practice of data analysis and information retrieval, for the development of modern numerical methods.

The courses of SIP program address the theory and the practice of advanced data analysis techniques, from computational statistics, applied mathematics, scientific computing, and numerical imaging, to their practical implementation in several fields such as biomedical engineering, imaging science, audio processing and information technology.

The key feature of the program is the design of mathematical solutions, for signal and image processing problems, accounting for the physical specificities of this data and adapting the numerical implementation of these solutions to the application context, the data amount and the available computational resources.... [-]


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