École Polytechnique


École Polytechnique

École Polytechnique Executive Master

École Polytechnique

Executive Master Participants

École Polytechnique

Ecole polytechnique campus

École Polytechnique

Executive Master Participants

École Polytechnique


École Polytechnique

Executive Master Class

École Polytechnique

Executive Master Participants

École Polytechnique

Executive Master Team Building

École Polytechnique
École Polytechnique is a leading French university combining top-level research, academics, and innovation at the cutting-edge of science and technology with highly selective programs. Our institution is ranked #2 world’s best small university (THE), #4 producing most important CEOs in the world (THE + Fortune magazine) and #6 world’s university in terms of the number of Nobel Prize winners among its graduates (Nature).

Since 1794 Polytechnique is France's leading institution of excellence in Science & Technology, world's 2nd best university size wise; 4th whose graduates are world's leading CEO's & 6th world's university with largest number of Nobel Prize laureates among its graduates.

A unique Tech-Innovation-Management Senior Executive program at École Polytechnique is delivered with our partners UC Berkeley, Singapore Management University (SMU) and Technische Universität München (TUM).

Type of program: Senior Executive program with a strong focus on technology and innovation

Designed for executives and managers with an average of 18 years of professional experience, the Executive Master is a unique degree program which aims to develop leaders to design, deploy and manage projects with a strong focus on innovation and technology, in an international perspective, and for organizations from any sector.

Starting date: September, March

Length of Program

Program StructureOur part time program consists of 12 modules of 4-5 days that span over 14 months to let you follow the classes while working. Local modules will take place in France and international modules are taking place in world's leading institutions in Asia, Europe and the USA.

Minimum years of work experience: 12 years

Application deadlines: Rolling admissions

Courses conducted in English for English track program, and in French and English for bilingual program




École Polytechnique Executive Master participants have on average 18 years of professional work experience and are currently in an upper management position. Most have already obtained a Master’s Degree or a PhD and are capable of working in an international environment. They should also have a strong interest for new technologies. Participants may come from a various range of sectors and backgrounds.


Number of accepted participants : 36

Number of nationalities: 18

Average age: 42

Job title: Executives

Average length of work experience: 18

• Total length of work experience required: minimum 12+ years and minimum 5+ years of management experience

• Master’s Degree, MBA/EMBA or PhD (strong candidates without Master's degree may sometimes be admitted)

• Capable of working in an international environment

• Strong interest for innovation and new technologies


First phase is the discussion with our Admissions Team
If all requirements are met, you will be provided access to our online application portal

Submit your application explaining your project, your motivation and your interest in technology

Meet the admissions jury and elaborate

Tuition fees: €57 000 (VAT not included) for September 2023 intake

Tuition includes all course materials, lunches, conferences and any organized social events or dinners. Housing and organized meals or events for the international modules are also included. All transportation, free evening activities and lodging for the French based modules are at the expense of the candidate.

Many of the X alumni are known as top leaders in CAC 40 and Fortune 500 companies as well as in the research and scientific fields including Nobel Prize laureates. L'X is ranked 4th institution worldwide for educating most successful CEO. Learn more here.


The purpose of AX is to create and develop links of solidarity and friendship.

•    provide grants
•    help welcome international students
•    support efforts to provide equal opportunities
•    organize meetings, conferences, colloquiums, and events open to a wide audience

Over 28,000 alumni
150 X groups; thematic, regional, international
In 2017, 3 M€ of budget of which 750 K€ went to solidarity actions

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