Project Description

Télécom Saint-Etienne

An integral part of the Université Jean Monnet in Saint-Etienne and an associate member of the Institut Mines Télécom, TSE trains around 550 student engineers in the field of new and emerging technologies. Students can combine electronics, photonics, telecommunications, networks, imaging, machine vision and informatics to obtain either a major/minor or a dual degree. 

  • City : 25,000 students, 5 campus
  • University : 20,000 students, 2,500 incoming students, 300 international partners
  • TSE : 600 students, 40 incoming students, 30 international partners
  • Saint-Etienne City: 185,000 inhabitants
  •  Reasonably priced accommodation
  • 2hrs50 from Paris (by train)
  • 45mins from Lyon (by train or car)
  • 1hr from Lyon international airport


  • Unesco City of Design
  • Museum and Art Galleries
  • Theaters and Opera house
  • Concert halls


  • First division soccer (ASSE)
  • Golf course
  • Marina

Activities for international students :

  • Jeunes Ambassadeurs : a program of coaching between a local businessman and an international student
  • AGERA : international students’ event in Lyon (guided tour of Lyon and official welcome)
  • Welcome week : a day of events to wish our international students a warm welcome
  • Meltingpo’tse : a day to discover food and culture from the countries of our international students and from over areas of France (organized by the students union)
  • Chinese New Year : organized by the students union
  • Gagastronome : a family from Saint-Etienne invites an international student for a meal in their home



Organization of studies



Phone: +33 4 77 91 58 88
Email: Télécom Saint-Etienne