École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier (ENSCM)

General presentation

The École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier is a public engineering school, part of the University of Montpellier. The school is accredited by the CTI (Commission des Titres d'Ingénieurs) to deliver the degree of chemical engineer for a maximum of 5 years.
It is also ISO 9001 certified for its entire training program, and has been awarded the prestigious Apple Distinguished School label for its innovative teaching methods, supported by a fleet of iPads supplied to all its engineering students throughout their studies.

ENSCM offers a single diploma for chemical engineers, either as students or apprentices.

Manager: Pascal Dumy

General Services Manager: Morgane Leroux

Key figures

  • 360 engineering students
  • 15% of students are apprentices
  • Over 5,000 engineering graduates
  • 120 industrial contributors to training
  • 100% of students take part in a long stay abroad as part of their curriculum
  • Up to 14 months of internships during the curriculum
  • 96% of students find a job within 6 months of graduation


ENSCM offers a unique training program for high-levelchemical engineers in apprentice and student status, who, in addition to in-depth knowledge in all areas of chemistry, have a solid scientific and general culture enabling them to adapt quickly and take on positions of responsibility.

The curriculum is based on a solid core curriculum, followed by 8 options based on chemistry and its interfaces (biology, chemical engineering, etc.) and oriented towards major industrial development sectors.

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