Groupe INSA


Welcome to the website of the INSA Group (National Institutes of Applied Sciences), the leading French group of engineering institutes

6 INSA institutes: Centre Val de Loire, Lyon, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, Toulouse. The INSA Group, this is also 7 partner institutes ans 1 institute in Fès, Morocco : INSA Euro-Mediterranean.
A leading network in the French engineering institutes system.

10 % of French engineers graduate from INSA
80,000 INSA engineers in France and worldwide

Our shared vision

  • A policy of attracting students from a wide variety of backgrounds (gender parity, inclusiveness for disabled students, international focus…)
  • Humanist educational model for producing socially-aware engineers
  • Teaching underpinned by cutting-edge research facilities

Our aims

  • Provide a successful education for engineers and Ph.D. students
  • Play an active role in scientific and technological research
  • Drive vocational training for engineers and technicians and promote scientific culture
  • Contribute to a successful French economy by training innovation-focused managers

Our assets

  • Top-quality teaching
  • Recognition at national, European and worldwide level
  • Active partnerships with regional, national and international companies
  • Excellent graduate job prospects
  • Our equality, inclusiveness and excellence values:
  • A rich and varied social, club, sports and cultural life

Key figures

€300  Mln consolidated budget

12,927 undergraduate engineers across all the Group courses

54 research units

3646 foreign students