Summer Research: Ecole Polytechnique

École Polytechnique is a leading French institute which combines top-level research, academics, and innovation at the cutting-edge of science and technology. Its academic programs – Bachelor, Ingénieur Polytechnicien, Master’s, Graduate Degree and PhD – are highly selective and promote a culture of excellence with a strong emphasis on science, anchored in humanist traditions.

The Internship Program for International Students enables students from partner institutions at École Polytechnique (l’X) to complete a research internship of 12 weeks.


Credit equivalency: 0.5 FCE UofT  = 6 ECTS

Research projects: Please see available projects.

Housing: On-campus housing is guaranteed

Funding: Students applying to Ecole Polytechnique for 12 weeks should also apply for Globalink Research Award. Successful GRA applicants will not be considered for $3000 CIE funding and IE Award because the GRA amount is greater of the two.

Subjects Available at Host: Mathematics, Statistical Sciences, Economics, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Science and Engineering

Program Type: Research

Accepting Applications: Yes

Application Deadline: December 3, 2020

Timeline: 12 weeks (min), June-August

Country: France

City: Palaiseau

Institution: University

Language of Study: English, French

Level of Study: Undergrad

Credit: Yes

Open to Programs at UofT: Arts and Science (St. George), Arts and Science (UTM), Arts and Science (UTSC)

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fees

Funding: $3000 + Possibility of IE Award OR Globalink Research Award

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum cGPA 2.25 and 3+ years of study completed