École Centrale de Lille is the graduate engineering school located within the University of Lille. Based in Villeneuve-d’Ascq, the school enrolls approximately 1,300 graduate students and the majority live on campus in dedicated residential buildings.
Courses are usually taught in either French or English. 18 percent of students are international and the school’s Centralien Program offers students the opportunity to gain further international exposure by performing internships and training at locations around the world. Some programs also involve at least one year studying abroad.
- The school is also home to seven research labs:
- Automatic Control, Computer Science and Signal Processing
- Mechanical engineering, fluid mechanics & civil engineering
- Electrical Engineering and Power Electronics
- Electronics, Microelectronics, Nano-technologies
- Chemical engineering, Catalysis and Solid Chemistry
- Systems Engineering & Manufacturing
- Materials Science & Processing