IMT Lille Douai offers over 15% of the 1,500 places available every year to preparatory class students at the 12 Mines-Télécom entrance exam schools. IMT Lille Douai also offers an excellent post-secondary studies recruitment pathway. Finally, places are offered to French and international students, after selection based on applications or via recruitment sessions abroad.

These different ways of accessing courses via an excellent recruitment process (entrance examination or application-based selection) provide year groups with a wide variety of profiles. This combination of different backgrounds enriches the education through different approaches to engineering science.


Initial general engineering education
Admission after high school graduation Admission in the 1st year of the engineering cycle (high school diploma + 3) Admission in the 2nd year of the engineering cycle (high school diploma + 4)


Initial specialist engineering education, as an apprentice
Degree Admission pathway
After DUT, BTS, Bachelor’s degree After preparatory classes
Computing and telecommunications Application-based admissions
Industrial engineering  Application-based admissions
Civil engineering and railway systems
Plastics processing and composite materials  e3a entrance exam


Continuing education and validation of prior learning
Becoming an engineer through a continuing education degree course Validating acquired experience (VAE) Becoming a State-certified engineer (DPE procedure)


After an engineering degree or a Master’s degree
Specialised Master’s degrees Thesis opportunities