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ESCOM is a chemical engineering school located in France in Compiègne. His training and his diploma are recognized and accredited by the Commission of the Titles of Engineer (CTI) and by the Ministry of higher education. We are part of the network of private schools of FESIC, the Confederation of Grandes Ecoles (CGE) and the Gay-Lussac Federation (FGL) which brings together schools of chemistry in France.

The ESCOM engineering training combines scientific disciplines, mainly chemistry, with engineering techniques (including chemical engineering and process engineering), human sciences (economics and social sciences and languages), and openness to business and internationalization.

Joining ESCOM means getting training focused on innovation, green chemistry and sustainable development. It prepares for a wide variety of professions and sectors: fine chemicals and applications, biotechnologies, agro-industries, environment, energy, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics ...)

Located on the campus of the Compiègne University of Technology (UTC), ESCOM contributes to a territorial dynamic at the academic level and research in green chemistry and sustainable processes.


Some key figures

  • 1957 school foundation
  • 3000 graduates since foundation
  • 630 students
  • 20 international students welcomed each year
  • 24 teachers and research professors
  • 100 speakers from the academic or industrial world
  • 2 research teams, 1 in process engineering, 1 in organic chemistry with a goal of valorization of agro-resources
  • 2 competitiveness clusters IAR (Industry and Agro-Resources) and Elastopole


Living environment

Compiègne is a provincial town, calm and pleasant to live. Its inhabitants benefit from an exceptional natural and cultural environment: the Imperial Palace, the Clairière de l'Armistice, the Château de Pierrefonds, the Château de Chantilly, one of the largest forests in Europe, national stud farms ...

  • It is a city of France ranked among the first for its quality of life
  • 42 000 inhabitants for 5000 students
  • 2 theaters, 2 concert halls, music festivals (jazz, rock, electro ...), sports facilities (ice rink, swimming pool, halls and sports fields, karting, bowling ...)
  • 45 minutes by train from Paris
  • 30 minutes from Roissy Charles De Gaulle airport

Tuition fees

Graduating students are subject to tuition fees.


Programmes taught in:
  • French

This school also offers:

Executive courses

ESCOM : École Supérieure de Chimie Organique et Minérale

The ESCOM Chemistry awards an engineering degree consisting of 5 years of studies in science and technology in the field of chemistry and process engineering. This diplom ... [+]

The ESCOM Chemistry awards an engineering degree consisting of 5 years of study in science and technology in the field of chemistry and process engineering. This diploma is recognized in the same way as a Master according to the framework of the Bologna agreements. ESCOM Chimie's chemical engineering degree is certified by the EUR-ACE label.

International students can join the ESCOM Chemistry at different levels during these 5 years and more particularly during the 3rd year. Each year consists of courses, practical laboratory work and internships to be carried out in France or abroad. All courses are taught in French.

In the 3rd year (equivalent of the last year of the Bachelor's degree) the program consists of the following subjects:... [-]

France Compiègne
September 2020
Full time
5 years
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Escom - Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Organique et Minérale
Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Organique et Minérale – ESCOM 1, allée du Réseau Jean-Marie Buckmaster 60200 Compiègne
Compiègne, Hauts-de-France, France
+33 3 44 23 88 29