International Project Semester

Earn ECTS while experiencing overseas studies in Paris !

New opportunity to follow a program in English at the EISTI, the IPS lasts around 16 weeks and is organized around Project Management and IT courses, at the same time students will work on project defined with both the teaching staff and the partner companies.

Two sessions will be organized:

Fall Semester (from September to end of December) and Spring Semester (from mid-january to mid-May). Application deadlines are 31​st May for Fall Semester and 31st October for Spring Semester. This rogram can accept up to 15 students.

Students who are interested in joining this program must contact their home international office which will nominate the selected students. However EISTI will make sure that student’s background matches the prerequisites of the program.

This semester aims first at students from partner universities; however EISTI will consider any other application.


Why choose EISTI ?

• Academic excellence
• Core values: Professionalism, Openness, Solidarity and Ethics
• Building a strong professional career
• Accredited by the Board of Engineering (CTI)

Cergy, a student city open to the world

• Close to Paris (40 minutes by train)
• Cinema, library, ice rink and lots of sport facilities
• Green city (parks, lakes)
• University Center (more than 30,000 students)


This semester (30 ECTS) will last around 16 weeks. It will start with a 2 or 3 week on Fundamentals.
Then, students will work on a project defined together with the teaching staff.

Each week will be divide as follows:
• Classes: 10 hours
• Project: 20 hours

ECTS Division

Project Management courses (5 ECTS): Oral and writing expression, Team work, Agile Methods and French as a Foreign Language
Big Data Tools (10 ECTS): Introduction to Data Mining, Text Mining and Natural Language, Heuristics, Data Analysis, NoSQL, Programming in Python, Advanced Database, JEE
Specific Languages (R, Scala, Python), IT Infrastructure (sparc, hadoop, map review, hbase)
Big Data Project (15 ECTS)


Certificate with the number of credits/ECTS

Who can apply?

• Any student from our partner universities
• Requirements and level:
End of bachelor (according to student’s background and level) and Masters.

How to apply

Step 1: Students who wish to follow this program are nominated by their home university
Step 2: Send us the following documents
• Application form
• Resume in English
• Transcripts in English
• Proof of English Proficiency
• Cover Letter

Application deadlines

Fall Semester (mid-September to mid-December): 31st May
Spring Semester (February to End of May): 31st October


EISTI will send you notification to apply for dormitory. We work with several students halls near the school and book room for students according to their choices and financial means.
Prices range from 250€ to 500€ per month.


You will only have to pay a contribution called 'studend life' and take a private insurance covering medical expenses and repatriation.


Marie Josée LAMERRE/ Audrey JAMA

Office of International Relations
Avenue du Parc
95000 Cergy - FRANCE


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Partner companies : SAS, JEMS datafactory, Excilys, Business&Decision.

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