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École Polytechnique Virtual Open Day

For the second year in a row, École Polytechnique hosts an Open Day – this year in virtual format, on Saturday, October 10, 2020, starting at 10 a.m. CET. Fully bilingual (French-English), the event is open to the general public. This year’s virtual Open Day gives the unique opportunity to discover École Polytechnique in a new way and envision your future studies on campus!

Driven by the success of the first edition, École Polytechnique hosts its second Open Day on October 10, 2020. In order to allow students and future candidates to discover the different programs offered at École Polytechnique, all academic program directors will participate in this year’s virtual Open Day, interacting with high school students and their parents, and all other potential future candidates.
 
This virtual and fully interactive event targets both French and international audiences, and is offered in French and in English. This year’s virtual Open Day strives to offer international participants the opportunity to follow the conferences and ask their questions live.
 
Education, Research, Entrepreneurship, Innovation – Discover l’X in a New Way
 
Throughout the day, participants have the opportunity to attend conferences, interspersed with short videos and testimonials. The morning sessions feature two webinars for professionals on continuing education (Executive Master and Executive Education programs). Eric Labaye, President of École Polytechnique and of Institut Polytechnique de Paris, opens the afternoon session, followed by conferences on the academic programs offered at l’X (Ingénieur Polytechnicien program, Bachelor of Science program, and Masters of Science & Technology programs). Participants will also discover the entrepreneurship options available, through the testimony of Nicolas Cruaud, Co-founder of Néolithe, a start-up incubated at l’X. Finally, the academic and research programs offered by Institut Polytechnique de Paris will be highlighted with a presentation by Yves Laszlo, Provost of École Polytechnique and Chairman of the Academic and Research Committee of Institut Polytechnique de Paris.
 
Reserve your spot for this year’s virtual Open Day!
For program details and to register (registration is mandatory):
https://communication.polytechnique.fr/jpo/index.php?lang=en

About École Polytechnique

École Polytechnique, also known as L’X, is the leading French institution combining top-level research, academics, and innovation at the cutting-edge of science and technology. Its various undergraduate and graduate-level programs – Bachelor of Science, Ingénieur Polytechnicien (Master’s level program), Master’s, and PhD – are highly selective and promote a culture of excellence with a strong emphasis on science, anchored in humanist traditions. As a widely internationalized university, École Polytechnique offers a variety of international programs and attracts a growing number of foreign students and researchers from around the globe (currently 41% of students and 40% of faculty members).

École Polytechnique offers an exceptional education to prepare bright men and women to excel in top-level key positions and lead complex and innovative projects which meet the challenges of 21st century society, all while maintaining a keen sense of their civil and social responsibilities. With its 23 laboratories, 22 of which are joint research units with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the École Polytechnique Research Center explores the frontiers of interdisciplinary knowledge to provide major contributions to science, technology, and society. École Polytechnique is a founding member of Institut Polytechnique de Paris.

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