École Polytechnique

WORLD RANK

2011-12
63

Paris, France

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    61.5
  • Teaching
    50.4
  • International outlook
    86.1
  • Industry income
    63.0
  • Research
    38.8
  • Citations
    89.1

Nicknamed “X”, École Polytechnique is France’s leading engineering school and is located in the suburbs south of Paris. The institution boasts economists Alfred Sauvy and Jean Tirole among its alumni.