Bretons from abroad


Located in Brest, at the western tip of France in Brittany, ENIB is one of the highly selective French Grandes Ecoles d’Ingénieurs. It is a graduate school of engineering with a rigorous selection procedure and a high level teaching programme. The Brest National School of Engineering is accredited by the Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur (CTI), the independent organisation responsible for the accreditation of engineering curricula and higher education institutions in the field of engineering. As part of the Brest-Iroise technology cluster, which houses leading laboratories and innovative companies, ENIB enjoys an exceptional setting right by the sea.

The 5-year engineering degree (Master’s Degree in Engineering) graduates engineers in the fields of Electronics, Computer Science and Mechatronics. The program is entirely semester-based: each semester of study is run twice in the same academic year (a fall session starting in September and a spring session starting in February). 

The ENIB also offers Masters of Science (research-oriented):

  • Master in Photonics
  • Master in Signal Processing
  • Master in Computer Science
  • Master in Materials and Structures

Many research projects are conducted through partnerships with industry and foreign academic institutions. These dynamics are reflected in publications (journals, books), but also conferences, patents… All of these activities and outputs contribute to the international reputation of research at ENIB.

2 research laboratories at the forefront of innovation:

  • IRDL (in the field of mechanical systems and materials engineering)
  • Lab-Sticc (in the field of Information and communication science and technology)

A research center: the European Research Center for Virtual Reality. The CERV’s research focuses on virtual reality, autonomous behaviours, intelligent environments, Human-Machine interaction, and the modeling and simulation of complex systems.

ENIB has developed strong expertise in 4 main scientific areas closely linked to the courses taught during the program:

  • Virtual reality for education, leisure and culture
  • Engineering and computing sciences for biology and health
  • Materials and adaptive systems for marine environments
  • Photonic, optoelectronic and digital devices for very high-speed communications and for marine applications

There is no student association focused on welcoming international students at the school yet.

The alumni association is the ANIENIB.