IMT Lille Douai, a welcoming campus for international students
At IMT Lille Douai we welcome students from all over the world. Our school is committed to facilitating ease of adjustment for new students with support services for international students and ample resources on campus.
Students are encouraged to actively take part in the community life on campus and broaden their cultural and social horizons.
How to join us?
IMT Lille Douai offers courses entirely taught in English and also courses mainly taught in French.
Courses taught in French are open to international francophone students or students having at least a B2 level in French. Then, you can follow 3 programs:
The academic exchange program
You can join this program if you study in a university that has an exchange agreement with IMT Lille Douai
After being selected by your home university, you will be able to stay one semester at IMT Lille Douai choosing courses individually. You will pay your registration fee at your home university, which will validate the courses taken in IMT Lille Douai.
For further information, please contact us.
The 5 year program: You can join IMT Lille Douai following high school completion. After 5 years of studies, you are awarded with an engineer diploma of IMT Lille Douai, equivalent to a Master’s degree.
The Graduate program (2 years): Holding an undergraduate degree, you can enroll at IMT Lille Douai and obtain the engineer diploma in 2 years, equivalent to a Master’s degree.
In both cases, the process of admission is carried out by IMT Lille Douai. The selection is based on qualifications and interview. More information
The dual degree program
Under a specific agreement, endorsed by the boards of both institutions, the dual degree is a double course whose objectives are the national diplomas in both countries.
The dual degree experience is a path to opening minds, adaptability, creativity, which are essential in international engineers thinking processes. This training offers, in terms of jobs, salaries and career, very interesting perspectives. The dual degree also aims to give you a good knowledge of language of the partner country and to develop intercutural skills.
However, you must be aware that the mobility scheme varies according to the partner institution and that you must attend the same classes as IMT Lille Douai students during your mobility at IMT Lille Douai.
You can only apply for a Double Degree mobility if your institution has signed a Double Degree Agreement (DD) with IMT Lille Douai.
The admission procedure is carried out by the home university through qualifications and interview. More information.
Our range of courses totally taught in English
Specific program for undergraduate international students
Since 2019, IMT Lille Douai has developed a post-baccalaureate training program specifically designed for international students.
Before entering IMT Lille Douai at an undergraduate level leading to the award of the Engineering diploma, you are selected on the basis of an exam and an interview. Then, you spend a year in Paris in order to participate in a linguistic and cultural training from Quantum Pathway Academy, a partner of IMT Lille Douai. During this training, you improve your skills in French to achieve a B2 level, develop intercultural skills and acquire methodological competences applied in the French higher education system.
When you arrive at IMT Lille Douai, an individualised follow-up is established by the members of the Department of International Relations to facilitate your integration and ensure your well-being.
IMT Lille Douai doesn’t provide specific scholarships for international students, nonetheless, students under the ERASMUS + project set up with Institut Mines Telecom, Vietnam and Indonesia have the possibility to apply for a grant. Please contact us for further information.
IMT Lille Douai can submit an application for an EIFFEL Excellence Scholarship on behalf of foreign students of excellence coming to obtain either the IMT Lille Douai Engineering degree (Master’s level), or a doctoral degree. The selection of applications is based on academic criteria.
Other scholarships can be proposed by the states, local authorities, companies, private and community foundations according to the student’s profile. For more information, please visit Campus France website.
3D Build Summer School
IMT Lille Douai participates in the France excellence summer school program with the creation of the 3D Build summer school. This summer school is jointly organized by the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de paysage of Lille and the International Academy.
The 3D BUILD France Excellence Summer School is at the crossroads of robotics, architecture and engineering. Based on a unique educational model, it is naturally open to Masters’ students coming from different fields of study who will benefit from a high-end coaching in prototyping.
This program titled “Additive Manufacturing of Complex Shapes for Construction” is composed of a scientific training entirely taught in English and a linguistic and cultural training taught in both French and English.
Because of the global health crisis, the next 3D Build school will be postponed for some months and will take place in winter in November/December 2021.
The International Academy is the summer university for international higher education & research publics in the Hauts-de-France region.
It fosters integration and interactive exchange between students worldwide from various disciplines, offering not only exciting teachings but also welcome services, administrative support and insight into educational integration.
As an international student of IMT Lille Douai, you can benefit from this full linguistic, cultural and academic preparation in line with your fields of study. Thanks to this linguistic training, you can achieve the required level in French (B2).