Multilingualism, interculturality and an international nature are part of the DNA of IMT Atlantique's engineering program.
In the current international context, where engineers are called upon to work within multicultural teams, embedded in diversity, the ambition of IMT Atlantique is to prepare each of its students for this environment.
Thanks to solid training provided by high-level teachers and research professors, by the end of their engineering program, IMT Atlantique students are able to communicate in several languages, identify and understand the cultural codes of different groups, and apply strategies allowing them to manage situations induced by cultural or individual differences in an egalitarian relationship.
Through varied learning situations and adapted pedagogy, the IMT Atlantique engineering graduate masters and knows how to manage diversity, interculturality and otherness.
In addition to learning English (level C1) and another language (level B2), students are offered the opportunity to continue their international exposure by studying up to four languages and immersing themselves in interculturality through the teaching provided by specialist teachers in the field.
Languages offered: Arabic, Chinese, French (foreign language - FLE & FLS), German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Throughout its curriculum, on the various campuses in Brest, Nantes and Rennes, life is harmonized around an important cultural and linguistic mix. Indeed, IMT Atlantique has approximately 2300 students, including approximately 40% international students, originating from more than 70 different countries. In addition to courses, projects and associative activities, students benefit daily from this rich international and multicultural context.
Leaving, moving and travelling are also a reality at IMT Atlantique. During his/her studies, each student experiences an academic semester or internships abroad. This opportunity towards mobility reinforces cultural and intercultural agility and openness towards the international world.
The university relies on its network of 180 academic partners throughout the world. To go further, the university has signed 51 dual degree agreements and arrangements. Students are all offered an additional opportunity to push back their own borders, depending on their professional plans.
ITM Atlantique provides each student with support adapted to his or her profile and motivations, both in terms of support in reaching the expected language level and in the search for a stay abroad.
IMT Atlantique accorde à chaque étudiant.e un soutien adapté à son profil et ses motivations, tant dans l’accompagnement vers le niveau linguistique attendu que dans la recherche d'un séjour à l’étranger.