In 1901, it was originally called EEMI, the School of Industrial Electricity and Mechanics. EEMI quickly emerged as a leading engineering school in electrical and mechanical engineering.
At EIGSI, study abroad is a major area of strategic development. The school currently offers more than 20 double degree programmes and plans to provide a range of international programmes for each of the majors.
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Upon your arrival at EIGSI La Rochelle you will be welcomed by our students and our International Office. We will help you get to know the school, the campus and the La Rochelle city and area.
A university library open 61.5 hours per week, with 950 workstations, over 120,000 printed books, 1,100 print journals and 15,000 online journals, as well as 20 exhibits per year
EIGSI is located at the centre of the university campus of La Rochelle. This privileged location gives our engineering students access to both the facilities of the University of La Rochelle (University Library, sports halls, etc.), the cultural and recreational activities in the nearby historic La Rochelle city centre, nearly 100 km of cycling paths and easy access to local beaches.
Sports facilities for over 40 sports: water sports, board sports, combat sports, team sports, racquet sports, weight machines, fitness, etc.
The Student Centre, an information, support and social area for all students, offering cultural activities throughout the year
EIGSI is certified to award the title of graduate Engineer by the CTI for the maximum period of six years. In 2012, EIGSI formed a partnership with CFA-EIA and opened an apprenticeship engineering training section certified by the CTI in May 2012.The school has also obtained the EUR-ACE label.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.