INSA chose to create its foundation, with Hubert Reeves renowned astrophysician as its patron, to assert its development policy and strengthenits cooperation with its socio-economic environment.
INSA Toulouse works in close collaboration with industry to offer an educational programme which corresponds to the expectations of companies.
Students are encouraged to play an active role in their education and spend a significant part of their studies working on full-scale projects.
Problem and project-based learning is a student-centred approach which stimulates the desire to learn and autonomy. The project is the backbone of the course: instead of following lectures then taking exams to check what has been learnt, students, from the first year, spend an increasing part of their time working in teams on complex problems and projects designed by teachers, and guided by a tutor.
INSA Toulouse’s education is closely linked to top level research in order to develop its engineering students’ ability to imagine and develop the technologies of the future.
For this, INSA:
The INSA of Toulouse proposes accommodation to exchange students enrolled in its academic institution partners.
Students and staff can use INSA’s central Library (Bib'INSA) and the libraries of the different departments.
The software used by Bib'INSA gives access to the catalogues of 11 university libraries in Toulouse (including UPS and ENSEEIHT) and it is possible to borrow the works found in these catalogues.
The Welfare service is run by a doctor, a nurse and social worker.
Life at INSA is very rich thanks to the many clubs and associations which allow students and staff to take part in a variety of humanitarian, sports, economic or cultural activities.
Students can practise any of the 20 sports organized by the « association sportive ».
The student clubs create a friendly atmosphere on the campus and organize important events.Students may choose to belong to :
INSA toulouse is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Research as "Grande Ecole d'Ingenieur", under the control of the "Commission des Titres d'Ingenieurs".
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