Founder Members


Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), as one of the higher education institutions which enjoy a long history and a world-renowned reputation in China, is a key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People's Republic of China and co-constructed by MOE and Shanghai Municipal Government. Through 120 years' unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized top university in China.  



École Polytechnique is a leading French institute which combines top-level research, academics, and innovation at the cutting-edge of science and technology. Its curriculum promotes a culture of excellence with a strong emphasis on science, anchored in humanist traditions. The school produces socially responsible professionals who excel in leading complex and innovative projects which address current and future challenges facing our society.



MINES ParisTech, the École des Mines de Paris, is one of the oldest French higher education institutions in engineering. While its inspirational model has not changed, its teaching methods and its research have been anticipating and accompanying its times ever since 1783.



ENSTA Paris belongs to the foremost graduate schools of engineering in France. It offers its students a broad education in engineering with the aim of enabling them to design, carry out and manage complex technical projects. In this view, the institute provides a high-level scientific and technological education, which is constantly updated to keep pace with changes in the leading edge technologies, and supplemented by languages, humanities, and the skills needed in business life such as law, communication, economics, accounting and management.



Telecom Paris trains engineers to be able to meet the new challenges of the information society. You will go straight to key positions in industry that call for operational, relational and managerial skills. Telecom ParisTech provides "custom-built" training that makes it unique among engineering Grandes Ecoles in France: choose your own training program based on your personal preferences and career aspirations. Telecom ParisTech engineers have very varied profiles, ranging from general to specialized engineering, and cutting-edge technologies to management. Courses are in Paris or at EURECOM at Sophia-Antipolis.