The École Centrale Paris is an institution of higher education whose principal mission is to prepare highly qualified, general engineers for all types of professions in industry and research.
The educational project of École Centrale Paris assumes that its students, who have a huge capacity for work, have acquired a rigorous sense of logic, an ability to work in the abstract, and intellectual agility.
French or foreign students may apply and register for a doctoral thesis.
The final decision is taken by the Director of the École Centrale Paris following the candidate's proposal by the Supervisor. The usual time taken for the completion of a doctorate is 3 years.
Admissions decisions are pronounced by the Director of the École Centrale Paris on recommendation from the admissions commission. Applicants must be graduates and hold:
- An engineering degree recognized by the Commission des Titres d'Ingénieurs (Commission for Engineering Degrees),
- A management degree from an École that is a member of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE), a DESS or a DEA degree,
- A foreign degree equivalent to one of the above.