an exceptional territory
Young and experienced
What better place to create a new design school than
CY Cergy Paris University:
Because it is located in a city that symbolises a new way of looking at life, urban space, living together.
Because it is an experimental university that is constantly innovating.
Because its base line "Design your Life".
Because it has made project-based pedagogy - inherent to a school of design - a new pedagogical horizon.
Because it wants to be an actor anchored in its territory, but also an actor of its transformation.
Because it has the ambition to be a major international university.
Young and experienced
On January 1st 2020, the University of Cergy-Pontoise (created in 1991) and EISTI (created in 1985) merged to become CY Cergy Paris University.
It represents 24,000 students.
ESSEC is associated with the university and participates in its governance.
The academic offer is simply structured as an undergraduate university (CY SUP) and 5 Graduates: 4 within the university, the 5th being ESSEC.
CY SUP ensures the coordination between the secondary schools while offering students a complete education and a great life experience.
Diverse and strong
Along with ESSEC, the other university-run Graduate schools are :
CY Tech, school of science, engineering, economics and management with the contribution of EISTI in engineering
CY Arts and Humanities, in association with the École nationale supérieure des arts de Paris-Cergy (ENSAPC), the École nationale supérieure d'architecture de Versailles (ENSAV), the École nationale supérieure du paysage (ENSP) and the Institut national du patrimoine (INP)
CY Education, with INSPE, EPSS and ILEPS
CY Law and Political Science
Other prestigious schools are members of
CY Alliance :
EBI: School of Industrial Biology
ENSEA: The National Higher School of Electronics and its Applications
ECAM EPMI: Engineering school
EPSS: Practical School of Social Work
ILEPS : Higher School of Sports and Teaching Professions
ISIPCA: Grande école for the perfume, cosmetics and flavours professions
ITESCIA : the school of I-management
SUPMECA: The Higher Institute of Mechanics
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