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: No
  • 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