Who are we?


  • IFP School provides students and young professionals from across the world with master’s or doctoral level training in the fields of energy (oil, gas, petrochemicals, powertrains, new energy technologies).
  • The School meets industry needs and society’s demands, particularly in terms of innovation and sustainable development, and prepares its students to be key players in the energy transition of the 21st century.
  • IFP School ensures professional success by providing multi-discipline professional training and offering international exposure, by leveraging its strong industrial footing and IFPEN’s scientific environment.


IFP School is the name used for the École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs. It is a public institution created by the decree of 13 October 1954 and placed under the authority of the Ministère de la transition écologique.


IFP School provides the following, depending on the student’s status:


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Do you have a disability?
The IFP School team is at your disposal to anticipate the necessary adjustments, either during your application (interviews) or subsequently if you join the School. You may contact our Disability Referent at: handicap.ifpschool@ifpen.fr

Key figures

  • 16 master's level programs, including 8 taught in English

  • 500 graduates per year

  • 50 % international students from more than 50 countries
  • more than 80 % of students receive industry-backed financing
  • Nearly 180 partner companies
  • 16,000 alumni active worldwide

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