ISAT is located in Nevers, a 2-hour drive south of Paris and close to the famous Nevers / Magny-Cours F1 circuit. ISAT is a faculty of the Université de Bourgogne part of the top 800 of the Shanghai world ranking.
The Institute of Automotive and Transport Engineering (ISAT) in Nevers (France) is a unique state-run school committed to the comprehensive training of engineers, with a particular interest in the automotive sector. The main aim of ISAT is to cover the whole range of positions and skills related to the automotive and transport industries, with a strong expertise in mechanical - electrical & energy engineering from design to production: R &D, design & development, industrialisation, manufacturing, quality, purchasing...
ISAT engineering programmes are accredited by the Commission des Titres d'Ingénieur and EUR-ACE labeled (European quality label for engineering degree programmes at Bachelor & Master level)
Based on sound scientific and technological foundations, the 5-year programme (Master's Degree) is extended and strengthened by long periods of work experience and placements (totalling over a year) within a strong network of partner-companies.
ISAT is also committed to developing research within its "DRIVE" research department in vehicle engineering for the environment (composite materials, vibration & acoustics, energy, embedded electronics), as well as in its centre for technology transfer SATT Grand Est located on the Formula-1 circuit.
How to enrol at ISAT ?
- May 15th for the winter semester (September to December)
- November 15th for the spring semester (January to June)
* for freemovers applications outside an exchange programme: all details available on our International recruitment page for admissions into 1st, 3rd & 4th year according to the student's academic level.
French level requirements: B2 upper intermediate level. To improve your level in French, French as a foreign language is taught at ISAT (FLE français langue étrangère).