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Established  1999 (1999)
Students  5,000
Phone  +33 1 44 08 00 50
Parent institution  IONIS Education Group
Chancellor  Emmanuel Carli
Founded  1999
Type  Private institution of higher education in general Computer Science
Location  Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, Bordeaux, Rennes, Marseille, Lille, Lyon, Montpellier, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Tirana, France, Albania
Address  24 Rue Pasteur, 94270 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
Motto  The school of expertise in computer science
Founders  Marc Sellam, Fabrice Bardèche
Similar  EPITA, SUPINFO Paris, Efrei, ESIEA ‑ siège social, ETNA

The Paris Graduate School of Digital Innovation (French: École pour l'informatique et les nouvelles technologies, or Epitech), formerly called European Institute of Information Technology in English is a private institution of higher education in general computer science that was created in 1999 and has been recognized by the French state


Headquartered in Paris, the school has branches in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, Bordeaux, Rennes, Marseille, Lille, Lyon, Montpellier, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Strasbourg and Toulouse

The school is also located in Tirana, Albania.

Epitech delivers a five-year program split in two parts: the first three years corresponds to a Bachelor in computer science and the last 2 years to expert in information technology

The school has the particularity to teach with practical cases instead of theoretical.

Epitech has also an Executive MBA in IT and entrepreneurship course targeting executive managers in computer science.


Epitech has been created in 1999, taking advantage of the keen interest of the École Pour l'Informatique et les Techniques Avancées to train students without a scientific background. The institution is part of IONIS Education Group.

In 2007, Epitech opened new campuses in Casablanca, Dalian, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Nantes, Strasbourg and Toulouse. Since January 2008, the degree delivered has been recognized by the Commission nationale de la certification professionnelle, as level 1. In 2008, the campuses of Nice, Montpellier, Nancy, Marseille and Rennes were opened. Since 2009, the school has been recognized by the French State.

New campuses abroad

In early 2013, Epitech announced it would open a campus in Beijing, China in September 2013 and further international branches in California, United Kingdom and Spain by In September 2014.


EPITECH is a partner of the Zup de Co association to create the Web@cademie, a 2-year training completely free for students without the French Baccalaureate and with a strong motivation in computer science. This course has the goal to give a job of software developer for young people who has stopped the regular studies. They are trained by EPITECH teachers at Le Kremlin-Bicêtre and at Lyon.


EPITECH delivers an "Expert of Information Technologies" diploma (equivalent to a Master's degree in France). The degree is recognized by French CNCP.

Notable Alumni

  • Solomon Hykes (2006), CEO of Docker, Inc.;
  • Alexandre Malsch (2009), CEO of Meltygroup.
  • References

    Epitech Wikipedia

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