IMT Atlantique - Graduate Engineering School • Nantes, France; Rennes, France; Brest, France
IMT Institut Minus – Télécom (IMT) Atlantique is one of the leading public higher engineering schools in France. It's one of the “Grandes Écoles” and is composed of 4 schools. IMT Atlantique is the result of a merger between Mines Nantes and Télécom Bretagne. The institution is based in Nantes (Pays de la Loire), Brest and Rennes (Brittany). IMT Atlantique offers engineering degrees at Master level. It combines digital technologies, energy, and environmental sectors. Due to the merge in 2017, the three campuses now have about 2300 students overall, 730 students graduate per year; 50 of those with an international dual degree. 780 staff is working on site, including 290 full time researcher lecturers. IMT Atlantique's goal is train future professionals for high-level careers in industry, services and research. It also offers 1 business incubator with 45 existing startups. Internships of a minimum of 6 months are mandatory, During their studies, students also have to undertake a 63 hours career preparation programme to help their professional development. A personal project and an international study abroad (or internship abroad) of 9 weeks is compulsory. Students have the possibility to alternate with a company for 12 months throughout their last year of studies.