Public Engineering School in Computer Science

Student life

The region

Clermont Auvergne Métropole is a medium-size city whose student population of 35,000 accounts for nearly 15% of its total population of 270,000.
The size of the region’s young population is reflected in the relative importance of its research facilities: CNRS units, INSERM units, IRSTEA centres, INRA, centres of excellence in particle physics, electronics, computer science and robotics, digital simulation and modelling, polymer chemistry, health and nutrition, gynaecology, ophthalmology and more.
It is also reflected in the number of student associations, clubs and sports facilities in and around the city: theatre, rugby, basketball, tennis, humanitarian and more.…
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Clermont-Ferrand, an affordable and attractive student city

Clermont-Ferrand is well positioned in the L’Etudiant magazine ranking of French student towns and cities. According to this classification:
  • The city has a good stock of private housing at affordable prices so that any new student should be able to find a place to live without too much bother.
  • Home to grandes écoles, prestigious subsidiaries and the world-leading tyre manufacturer, as the main local employer, Michelin brings the capital of Auvergne an often overlooked dynamic economy.
  • The city has all the cultural, sports and retail facilities you would expect from a regional capital and a pleasant city centre made even more accessible by the tramway.

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ANELIS (ANciens ELèves de l’ISima) is the school association set up to strengthen and promote links between intakes. It participates in school life at ISIMA and helps improve educational content by sharing experience feedback. ANELIS also coordinates the school alumni network. ANELIS puts on a number of events through the year in three key areas: sharing, mutual aid and social interaction.    Paye Ta Mousse (PTM) is an event which brings together past and current students over a glass. What makes this event special is that it takes place on the same day for all ISIMA students around the world, whether they be in London, Shanghai or Montreal!…
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About the BDE

Student life is one of the pillars of any engineering course and it’s no exception at ISIMA! ISIMA promises a varied and exciting student life, which is overseen by the Bureau Des Elèves (or BDE, the ISIMA students union established by the 1901 Law of Associations). The BDE is run by a team of dedicated ZZ (the moniker for ISIMA students) whose main goal is to ensure students make the most of their free time at school. ISIMA has its own centre where students can hang out at any time of the day to share a coffee, a game of cards or a table football match.…
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Cézeaux Rooms Standard room (9m²) equipped with a bed, a desk, a cupboard two chairs and a wash basin. Shared kitchen and toilet facilities are on each floor. Wi-Fi access. 156,65€ / month for a 10-month stay.
188,45€ / month for a stay of less than 10 months. Allocation Logement à caractère Social (ALS) Social Housing Allocation possible Renovated rooms (9m²) equipped with a bed, a desk, a cupboard, a chair and a combined shower/hand basin/toilet cubicle, small refrigerator. Wi-Fi access.…
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