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    International Exchange Program

    The International Exchange Program enables international students from École polytechnique partner universities with exceptionally strong competencies in science to attend certain courses in the Ingénieur Polytechnicien Program. This program includes courses in the 2nd and 3rd years of the curriculum, for a period lasting between three months to a full academic year. Students have the possibility under certain conditions to complete this period of study by a research internship in a laboratory. 

    Although this is a non-degree-seeking program, students are able to receive credit at their own universities for courses they attend at École polytechnique. All applications are formalized with a contract which must be approved beforehand by the student and his or her primary university.

    The International Exchange Program welcomes applications from:

    - Students in the ERASMUS exchange program. École polytechnique has adopted the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS);
    - Students in the X-North America Program attending North American universities which have established partnerships and accords with École polytechnique;
    - Students attending universities outside of Europe or North America which have signed an exchange agreement with École polytechnique.

    Applicants must contact their university’s Office of International Affairs to ensure that their university is a partner.