Giving students an international perspective is one of ISIMA’s key priorities.
About one-third of ISIMA students carry out one of their internships overseas, working at either a company or a university laboratory on applied projects.
The main organisations which host ISIMA students are any of the school’s industry partners, support laboratories or research partnerships.
Host companies include:
- Nortel (telecommunications company)
- German companies Siemens (industrial automation), Audi and Infineon
- Dutch company Threeships (Internet programming)
- Vale Do Rio Doce In Brazil (iron ore)
- Mexican company Netsites (websites)
- Canadian universities Laval and Montreal (Quebec) and Waterloo (Ontario),
- Research centres in transportation, telecommunications and decision support in Quebec,
- In China, University of Wuhan (telecommunications), a city which is also home to a Citroen manufacturing plant.
- University of Oklahoma (USA) (industrial engineering, meteorology, optimisation, mathematics)
- IBM Research Watson Center (operational research, logical programming) in New York and the NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) in Gaithersburg (linguistics, languages, software engineering and more)
- Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratory at the University of Seattle (3D ultrasound, collaboration with Clermont-Ferrand CHU)
- Hewlett-Packard Research Centre in Bristol (UK) (cryptography and networks)
- University of Maine (USA) (ecosystem simulation and modelling)
- University of Tokyo (Japan) (oceanography research centre)
- European Astronomy Laboratory in Munich (neural networks)
- Universities of Belfast and Dublin (simulation, multi-agent systems)
- University of Santiago, Chile (mathematical optimisation, network optimisation)
- ISPRA marine activities research centre (Italy)
- Brazilian universities of Belo Horizonte, Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro (production theory, mathematical programming)
- James Hutton Institute (UK)
- University of Bergen (medical imaging)
- CSIRO (Brisbane, Australia)
- Royal Observatory of Belgium (astronomical data processing)
- CERN (Geneva, Switzerland)
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