École Polytechnique

WORLD RANK

2012-13
62

Paris, France

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    65.7
  • Teaching
    56.5
  • International outlook
    83.0
  • Industry income
    75.8
  • Research
    54.7
  • Citations
    80.7

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.