Since its creation in 1783, MINES ParisTech has been training very high-level engineers capable of solving complex problems in a wide variety of fields.

As the leading engineering school in France in terms of its volume of contract research, MINES ParisTech provides a significant research activity oriented towards industry. Its fields of research range from energetics to materials, applied mathematics, geosciences and economic and social sciences. MINES ParisTech is also developing the creation of teaching and research chairs on emerging themes.

MINES ParisTech is a founding member of ParisTech, which brings together 12 of the leading Parisian engineering and management schools. It is also a member of Paris Sciences et Lettres, PSL Research University which brings together 16 prestigious higher education and research institutions located in the heart of Paris.