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ENSTA Bretagne: “Aim high, sail far”

“Aim high, sail far” – the school motto comes to mind as soon as you set foot in Brest and on the ENSTA Bretagne campus. It conjures up the spirit and aims of the school to train engineers with an international outlook and who are eager to learn, innovate and set out on their diverse career paths.

The spirit of « aim high, sail far » symbolizes the myriad of careers that students discover during their time here, from expertise to management, from research to entrepreneurship.

It is the motto of a campus which is in touch with its national and international socio-economic environment. These concrete ties with numerous companies enable the successful professional integration of young graduates and open the doors to exciting careers in numerous sectors: defense, information and communication technologies, the maritime sector (transport, leisure, competition, offshore energies, renewable marine energies, knowledge and surveillance of the marine environment…), automobiles and land transport, aerospace, and also research, teaching, the environment, health, the service sector…

  • the maritime sector (transport, leisure, competition, offshore energies, renewable marine energies, knowledge and surveillance of the marine environment…),
  • defense (armed forces equipment, land, sea and air defense systems, cyber defense),   
  • information and communication technologies,
  • automobiles and land transport,
  • aerospace,  
  • and also research, teaching, the environment, health, the service sector…

The spirit of « aim high, sail far » reveals the dedication of the school to  the personal and professional development of its students, whilst awakening them to the numerous technological and societal issues that await them.

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A campus with an international outlook

The city of Brest has had more than its fair share of great explorers and their spirit lingers on. Student life is punctuated with international exchanges. ENSTA Bretagne is renowned on all continents. Interculturality characterizes the ENSTA Bretagne campus and the paths of its graduates.

Prepared for numerous engineering challenges

ENSTA Bretagne trains for innovation and prepares its students to combine scientific excellence, managerial skills, and social and ethical responsibility. In their capacity as general or specialized engineers, the graduates are major players in the technological developments that society requires: in robotics, digital technologies, artificial intelligence, marine and space exploration, future transport, defense and security systems, renewable energies, new materials etc…

Diversity and social mix

Cultural diversity within the student groups, the variety in the study paths, the social mix of civilian and military students, men and women, the multi-disciplinarity of the training, all go towards developing an extensive array of professional profiles which interest hi-tech industries.

Personal development & career choice

Having arrived at the school through their love of science and with many talents, the students who integrate ENSTA Bretagne have numerous possibilities to develop their self-awareness within the framework of curricular and extra-curricular activities so as to build their professional career path. The specialization in one of the numerous fields of expertise available is gradual, and the exploration of the different aspects of an engineering career continues throughout their studies.

ENSTA Bretagne graduates find work in diverse sectors and organizations: consultancy, design, experimentation and testing, research, project management, program, department or company management, business development, teaching, business start-up, etc.

Brest: home port for 2 centuries

Finally, the spirit of « aim high, sail far » is this energy which characterizes Brest, the land of innovation in numerous strategic fields (defense, mobility, robotics, marine energies…) and the European Capital of Marine Science and Technologies, where the school has drawn upon almost two centuries of its technological and maritime expertise of international renown.

Established in 1819, ENSTA Bretagne was the first engineering school in the Brest area, and has been involved in numerous projects in and around the city from the onset. The school is one of the main participants in the Campus Mondial de la Mer network.