École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne is a ‘Graduate Engineering School and Research Institute’ or, in French, a ‘Grande École d’Ingénieurs’ founded in 1816, under the Ministry of Economy and Industry. Our internationally recognized and prestigious diplomas will lead the students to the best careers in the field of engineering and enable them to build your own international network.
Our mission is to support the economy by:
– Educating highly qualified managers with strong technical and scientific skills;
– Developing applied research to meet the needs of industry;
– Contributing to companies’ innovation, creation & competitiveness worldwide.
Our academic standing is committed to excellence, to a wealth of subject fields, and each student has a curriculum tailored to his professional project the economic world needs. Partnerships and joint international projects are a priority for us. We welcome foreign students, who may enrol in our master degree programmes, some of them are taught in English. Courses in ‘French as a Foreign Language’ are offered on a regular basis and can be individually tailored. International visiting professors and PhD students are also welcome at Ecole des Mines de St-Etienne.
The University of Naples Federico II was established in 1224 through an Imperial Charter of Frederick II Hohenstaufen, King of Sicily and Holy Roman Emperor. It was the first publicly funded university in Europe.
Nowadays the university offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines, leading to one hundred fiftyfive graduate level degrees. Research facilities provide support to all these courses. Students are given the opportunity to pursue intellectual development as well as the acquisition of professional skills. Current student enrollment nears 86,000 and the academic personnel, at this time, is 2532.
The university is made up of three Schools – the Polytechnical and Basic Sciences School, the School of Medicine and the School of Human and Social Sciences – and 26 Departments which operate as semi independent bodies for the teaching and research management being anyway part of a School.
The University Federico II is striving to become a world university and, to this end, places the highest priority in nurturing relationships, both within Italy and internationally. Our students are relentlessly encouraged in the pursuit of excellence, at home and abroad. Our staff and students take part in a variety of exchange programmes, within Europe, the Americas and Asia.
Cognizant of the changing needs of education and research, the Federico II University of Naples is making every effort to raise its international standings and to become more attractive for international students. Its educational network is being geared towards the establishment of life-long, high level professional training programmes, while maintaining excellence in all fields of education and research.