Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse

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Institut National Polytechnique
de Toulouse
Study abroad in southwestern France!
Program and University Information
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Part of the Fund for Improvement of Postsecondary Education Program (FIPSE)
Grant-based exchange program
Open to K-State juniors, seniors, and graduate students
This program focuses studies on sustainable energy
“The Laboratory of Agro Industrial Chemistry at Toulouse Polytechnic University is
in ENSIACET, the department of chemistry, and chemical engineering at the
university. It is a major institution using biorenewable agricultural products to
develop new industrial materials and to extract valuable chemical for commercial
use. The university has educational and research programs in renewable resources
chemistry and engineering dealing with biomass utilization and extraction by
green refining.”
-FIPSE, Kansas State
Program related courses are taught in English but language training is encouraged
for cultural and social integration
University Fun Facts
• Founded in 1969
• 6,000 students
• 24% international
students
• 77 different nationalities
represented
• 21 research laboratories
• More than 100 student
associations to join
• Only a two hour drive
from the mountains and
the beach!
Location
• Located in Toulouse,
France, the fifth largest
city in France
• Along the banks of the
Garonne river
• Population of 1.1
million
• Leader in aerospace
and high tech
industries
Toulouse
The city offers many
attractions including:
• Capitole de Toulouse
• Château d’eau
• Jardin des plantes
• Musée Georges Labit
• Musée des Augustins
• Cité de l’espace
• Saint-Sernin Basilica
• Saint Étienne cathédral
• Théâtre du capitole
• Stade Toulousain
Toulouse
Toulouse
Areas of Study and Programs
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Agronomy
Climatology
Veterinary sciences
Biosciences and health
Civil engineering
Information processing
Innovation management
Sustainable development
Agricultural production
Cost and Living Arrangements
• Students must be enrolled as full-time K-State students
and will pay regular tuition and fees directly to K-State
• Out-of-state students pay in-state tuition!
• Students will live in university housing
• K-State will provide the student up to $5,000 for
housing and food cost
• Students will be responsible for the cost of travel to and
from the university, any pre-semester language
courses, personal expenses, and the K-State study
abroad fee
• Scholarships are available
Additional Information
• Information about the FIPSE program available at:
http://sustainable-energy.ksu.edu/FIPSE
• Information about INP France available at:
http://www.inp-toulouse.fr/fr/index.html
• INP Toulouse contact:
Carlos Vaca-Garcia, Associate Professor
National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse
[email protected]
Student Brochure
An informational brochure for prospective students
can be found at:
• http://www.inptoulouse.fr/_resources/documents/PLAQUETTES/pla
quette_uk_etudiants2010-2011.pdf?download=true
Sources
• http://sustainable-energy.ksu.edu/FIPSE
• http://www.inp-toulouse.fr/fr/index.html
• http://www.kstate.edu/studyabroad/programs/country/france.ht
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