France Excellence Summer School

The Summer School France Excellence MD AE 2019 entitled 'Microwaves and Diagnostic for Aerospace Engineering' is organised by Toulouse INP-ENSEEIHT in July for 1 month.

  • It offers high-level courses taught in english, working on mini-projects and give the opportunity to meet with French, European or international researchers as well as industrials while attending conferences or partners visits.
  • Cultural activities will allow Chinese students to discover our beautiful Occitanie Region, its wonderful cultural heritage and delicious gastronomy but also Bordeaux and its vineyards, ending with 2 days visiting Paris.



1 to 28 July 2019


 Université de Toulouse, INP-ENSEEIHT, France

 Target group

 15 places to Master students






2800€ / student


email to Junwu Tao: (tao @ laplace.univ-tlse.frv)


School registration fees include all logistical and educational expenses (excluding the 4days break to Paris for Bastille Day).

Presentation of France Excellence

Created in 2016 by the France embassy in China and Campus France, The France excellence Summer School aims to improve the recruitment of Chinese students in PhD programmes for French universities.


Each year, selected Summer Schools are dedicated to a limited number of Chinese Master students interested in continuing onto further PhD studies and a career in research and academia.


Courses (Master’s degree level) are taught in English by professors and researchers from internationally renowned French universities. Taking part in France Excellence Summer Schools also enable candidates to identify a potential research subject and a thesis supervisor.


Summer School 2019

The France Excellence 2019 Summer School 'Microwaves and Diagnostic for Aerospace Engineering' will take place from 1 to 28 July 2019 in Université de Toulouse, INP-ENSEEIHT (Ecole Nationale d’Electrotechnique, d’Electronique, d’Informatique d’Hydraulique et Télécommunications) de Toulouse.


The LAPLACE (Laboratory for PLAsma and Conversion of Energy) will be involved. The LAPLACE joint research unit of French National Scientific Research Center (CNRS), Institut National Polytechnique of Toulouse and Paul Sabatier University, will support this Summer School. It will allow the students to discover the world of research in aeronautical engineering and space around electrical engineering and electronic systems.                                   


A very good level in electrical engineering / electronic systems and a good level in English are required for registration.

Discover the research in the fields of engineering for aeronautics and space. The “all-in” Summer School MD AE 2019 will offer you high-level courses and mini-projects, fully taught in English, meetings with French, European or international researchers as well as industrials in the context of visits or conferences. During this month, an initiation to research will be offered to the students, through mini projects and personal research projects, allowing them to implement their learning, including that of French leaning.


An introduction to French language and culture will be offered through French as a Foreign Language (FFL) sessions.


Arrival in France

At their arrival in France, participants will be welcomed at Blagnac airport or Matabiau train station downtown, by members of the International Relations Office as well as students of Toulouse INP or people from the TOUL’Box and will be conducted to their accommodation.



You will be housed in one of the recent university residences in downtown Toulouse, a new residence offering single studios with private bathroom. The residence is located 10 minutes away from the underground station + 10 minutes by metro.)



Meals are an opportunity to meet and interact with teachers and animators in a more relaxed setting while practicing French. You will enjoy your lunch at one of the University restaurants in downtown Toulouse (a prepaid personal access card will be provided). The dinners will be taken at the University restaurant from 19:00. A snack (hot drinks / cakes) will be offered between 16:00 and 16:30 every day of classes.



The INP-ENSEEIHT is located in the hyper downtown Toulouse, accessible on foot or by metro from CROUS residences in the city center. A transport card (pastel card) and a metro/bus pass for 1 month will be given upon arrival.


End of the summer school

Your return to your home country will be on Sunday, July 28, 2018 from Toulouse Blagnac Airport or or Matabiau train station downtown.

Back to the Summer School 2018


The France Excellence 2018 Summer School took place from 2 to 29 July 2018 in Université de Toulouse and Toulouse INP-ENSEEIHT. The result of this year was positive:

  • Useful for future students as a cultural experience
  • Nice experience to do many things together, more than an academic experience
  • Good balance between science and culture, good amount of visits, quality


Photo album

Cédric Villani ESOF 2018
Cédric Villani ESOF 2018
Lunch in a French restaurant
Lunch in a French restaurant


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Contact: (tao @ laplace.univ-tlse.frv)


6 allée Emile Monso - BP 34038
31029 Toulouse Cedex 4

+33 (0)5 34 32 30 00


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