6 reasons to come to HEI


An accredited degree of acknowledged prestige

Our graduates are renowned as HEI engineers throughout all areas of specialization, due to the reputation HEI carries with the leading companies in France and worldwide. HEI engineers are capable of efficiently resolving complex problems and are at ease in carrying out complex tasks in an efficacious systematic manner, within budget. They are also well versed in teamwork, organization and structure, leadership, and project management, with clear, precise communication skills. They are sought after for these competencies and also their humanistic and multi-cultural approach to project management and problem solving.

Immediate job placement in top positions

Our students are often recruited prior to finishing their studies. Some of the top companies which hire our students : Bouygues, Logica, Eiffage, Renaut, Alten, Altran, Cegelec, Sopra, Decathlon, EDF, SOGEA, Toyota, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Rabot Dutilleul, Areva, Total, L’Oreal, Coca Cola, Cap Gemini, Thompson, to name only a few.

Close interaction with students, professional prospects

Each of our future engineers is accompanied throughout their personally developed training program. All students are advised on a one-to-one basis, allowing them to successfully complete the engineering program of their design, both in terms of polyvalence and practical specialization. Successful engineers immediately take on management responsibilities within industry, or choose to further develop their skills in graduate school completing M.Sc. and/or PhD. training. All students, faculty members and post-doctoral staff contribute to an active international research program

Research and development : a core activity

R&D is organized into 4 areas of expertise on which HEI’s reputation has been built : Electrical Research – Smart Transport ; Innovative Materials ; Processes, Sustainable Chemistry and Health.

Cooperation with the business community

Industrial relations are in fact our driving force in every aspect of our activities : teaching and class work, various training periods, Eleven Week Projects, many forms of internships, industrial projects, industrial and private sector involvement on-campus and in our curricula as well as through recruitment fairs.

Work placement and international experience

HEI engineers possess strong practical experience; all courses are highly industrial business world oriented. Students must spend three separate periods, during their studies in industry and must also undertake an industrial study/research project within a company or university research laboratory. In addition all students undertake an international experience during their studies within this framework or within the context of an exchange programme.