L'X signed a cooperation agreement with Georgia Tech
Rachel Maguer, Vice President, Marketing and International Relations, École Polytechnique, and Yves Berthelot, Vice Provost for International Initiatives, Georgia Tech, signed an agreement on November 27, 2018, at Georgia Tech aimed at facilitating student exchanges and research at the undergraduate and graduate levels between the two institutions.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech provides a technologically focused education to more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students in fields ranging from engineering, computing, and sciences, to business, design, and liberal arts. This top-ranked high level insitution it perfectly aligned for partnership with École Polytechnique.
The cooperation agreement will facilitate student exchanges between the two institutions. “We are very enthusiastic to offer more opportunities for Georgia Tech students to study at École Polytechnique with a wider variety of programs taught entirely in English. We feel that our two institutions are a good fit in terms of the research we carry out and in terms of our student populations,” said Rachel Maguer, Vice President, Marketing and International Relations, École Polytechnique. Yves Berthelot, Vice Provost for International Initiatives, Georgia Tech, noted “Whether it is education, research, entrepreneurship or innovation, Georgia Tech is excited to formalize its links with École Polytechnique, the premier science and technology school in France.”
Under the agreement, undergraduate and graduate students from Georgia Tech will be able to participate in exchange programs or research internships in either French or English at l’X. Students from l’X coming to Georgia Tech will be able to complete an academic exchange at the undergraduate level, or undergraduate and graduate research internships. This cooperation agreement aims at developing student mobility in the fields of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science, new research collaborations and faculty mobility in the framework of different visiting professor programs. The Consulate of France in Atlanta and the French Consul in Atlanta, Louis de Corail, support this new promising cooperation project between two leading institutions.