ENSTA Bretagne en chiffre

Key figures & our profile

ENSTA Bretagne, graduate and post graduate engineering school for innovation in the maritime field, defense and hi-tech companies.

On its Brest campus, ENSTA Bretagne is composed of a graduate and post graduate engineering school and multidisciplinary research institute.

ENSTA Bretagne : Promotion 2017
  • 30% scholarship students
  • 20% international students
  • 15% military student engineers under contract
  • 12 research teams in 3 laboratories
  • 220 research professors, research engineers, technicians and PhD students in the Research Institute
  • 300 term employees, mainly professionals from industry, contribute to the training
Our profile
ENSTA Bretagne : Robot
Engineering school created in 1971
  • Inheritor of 200 years of history and training
  • Inheritor of 200 years of history and training

Our history

Status : Public administrative institution
  • Under the supervision of the French Ministry of Armed Forces and, in particular, the Direction Générale de l’Armement (Defense Procurement and Technology Agency), as are 3 other graduate schools: the Ecole Polytechnique, ENSTA ParisTech and ISAE-SUPAERO
  • All the training and research activities cover both the defense sector and numerous fields of civilian activities.

Our organization

Mission : contribute to innovation in hi-tech sectors
  • through training immediately operational general engineers of great potential through training project engineers and through continuing professional training
  • through applied research in close partnership with companie
  • through entrepreneurship


Partnership with the most innovative industries
  • maritime sector : all types of ships, renewable marine energies, offshore energies, research and monitoring of the marine environment, hydrography
  • defense: covering all systems of military equipment (land, sea, air) and cyberdefense, in partnership with ISAE-SUPAERO
  • information and communication technologies: drones, surveillance and observation systems,
  • aerospace: launchers, satellites, telescopes, drones…
  • land transport: automobiles, professional vehicles, motorbikes…
  • energies: at sea, hydraulic, nuclear
  • research institutes


3 high level training and research departments
  • Mechanical Sciences and Technologies
  • Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies
  • Human and Social Sciences
The teams contribute to laboratories on a national and international level
  • IRDL : The Research Institute of Dupuy de Lôme (UMR CNRS 6027)
  • Lab-STICC : The Laboratory of Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies(UMR CNRS 6285)
  • CRF : the Training Research Center (EA 1410)
  • Including joint laboratories with companies and industrial chairs
ENSTA Bretagne is accredited for 18 training cycles (graduate + postgraduate)
  • a "Diplôme d'ingénieur" cycle, accredited by the Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur (CTI)
  • a co-operative "diplôme d'ingénieur" program, accredited by the CTI
  • 10 masters, accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
  • 5 Advanced Masters, accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
  • 3 Syllabus for Ecole Polytechnique engineering graduates 
  • PhD