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Cergy :
an exceptional territory

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CY Université

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

Young & 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

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Diverse and strong

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Diverse & strong
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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

  • Sciences Po St-Germain en Laye

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