General Information

This course is intended for undergraduate students primarily for the GEA partner universities. It will provide the students with an overall knowledge of aeronautics and space fundamentals, as viewed from a European point of view. The contents include scientific and technical courses , but also general conferences and visits to aeronautical and historical sites.

The program is tailored for Junior and Senior undergraduate students with a solid scientific background who are enrolled in aerospace, mechanical, mechatronics enigneering curriculae. A limited number of graduate students demonstrating strong motivation and good results in their application can also be selected.

Size of the group

This program is designed for a group of around 25 students.


Courses and visits are performed in English. In addition “Survival French” courses will be provided to the students.

Duration and Planning

The program extends over 6 weeks, from June 3rd to July 12th, 2019.
4 weeks will be spent in Toulouse at ENAC and ISAE-SUPAERO, and 1 full week of courses takes place in ISAE-ENSMA Poitiers.

Two 4-day field trips to Paris (International Paris Air Show) and Biarritz (Basque Country) are planned.


With U.S. partner universities, the program could grant up to 9 credits for your home degree provided formal accreditation by the relevant bodies has been achieved.


The fee of this program for GEA partner university student is 4100 €. For individual applications the fee is 6000 €.

The cost of the program includes:

  • pedagogic and administrative costs,
  • room and board (breakfasts and lunches on weekdays only)
  • visits, and transportation within France.

It DOES NOT include the return from the USA to Toulouse.