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An environment of ​​research and innovation

Marseille, France's second largest city, represents an important centre of science in the south of Europe.

Aix-Marseille University is an internationally renowned cluster of scientific excellence with a research potential made up of 118 recognized units with 4 600 teachers/ researchers.


The immediate academic and scientific environment of Polytech is made of 16 research laboratories of international renown, belonging to statebacked Research Organizations.

A wide range of disciplines (mecanics, physics, mathematics, computer science, electronics, life sciences etc ...) are represented. With more than 165 teachers involved in research activities, the courses proposed integrate the latest scientific breakthroughs.

List of laboratories :

Physics / electronics / mecanics

  • CINaM : Centre Interdisciplinaire de Nanosciences de Marseille
  • CPPM : Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille, IN2P3
  • IM2NP : Institut Micro-électronique, Matériaux, Nanosciences de Provence
  • Institut des Sciences du Mouvement
  • Institut Fresnel
  • IUSTI : Institut Universitaire des Systèmes Thermiques Industriels
  • LP3 : Lasers, Plasmas et Procédés Photoniques

Chemistry / life sciences

Computer science and IT

  • LIS : Laboratoire d'Informatique et des Systèmes


School's research ecosystem and research staff