Inauguration of the École CentraleSupélec


Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, inaugurated the new CentraleSupélec campus on the Saclay Plateau at Gif-sur-Yvette on Wednesday, 25 October, by visiting the Michelin Auditorium.

The Michelin Corporate Foundation is proud to have participated in the creation of this Michelin Auditorium which was designed within the CentraleSupélec campus in order to illustrate the values that are common to those of the School: innovation, technology, science or entrepreneurship spirit…


Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, Mr. Hervé Biausser, Managing Director of CentraleSupélec and Daniel Rigout, Chairman of the School’s Board of Directors.

Some figures:

4,200 students, including 3,500 engineering students
17 laboratories or research teams
4 international associated laboratories
400 teacher-researchers and researchers
600 doctoral students and 70 post-docs
70 foreign partner universities
4 campuses in France: Gif-sur-Yvette, Metz, Rennes and Pomacle
3 international locations: Beijing (China), Hyderabad (India) and Casablanca (Morocco)


Some key dates:

1829: Creation of the École centrale des arts et manufactures at the Hôtel Salé, now the Picasso Museum.
1884: Installation of the school rue Montgolfier in Paris next to the CNAM.
1969: The school leaves Paris for Châtenay-Malabry and will remain there for 48 years.
2015: Merger of the École Centrale Paris and Supélec.
2017: Installation of the school on the Moulon Plateau at Gif-sur-Yvette (Saclay Plateau).
2018: First CentraleSupélec joint competitive entrance exam.


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