The clickable maps and aerial photographs below illustrate data related to Télécom ParisTech. Télécom ParisTech (also known as ENST or Télécom or École nationale supérieure des télécommunications) is one of the most prestigious and selective grandes écoles in France. Located in Paris, it is also a member of prestigious ParisTech and Institut Telecom.
- In 1845, Alphonse Foy, director of telegraphic lines, proposed a school specializing in telegraphy for Polytechnicians. His proposition was rejected.
- The school was founded on 12 July 1878 as the École professionnelle supérieure des postes et télégraphes (EPSPT).
- In 1912 the school's name was changed to École supérieure des postes et télégraphes (ESPT).
- In 1934 the ESPT moved to rue Barrault, in the 13th arrondissement of Paris.
- In 1938 the school was renamed École nationale supérieure des postes, télégraphes et téléphones (ENSPTT), and in the same year, the President of France, Albert Lebrun honored the school Legion of Honor.
- During the Second World War, in 1942, the schhol was divided into two schools: the ENSPTT and École nationale supérieure des télécommunications (ENST). The ENSPTT was closed on 31 December 2002.
- In 1971 the ENST passed under the direct guardianship of the Direction générale des télécommunications, and the development of the telecommunications during this period drove the state to create two associate schools: the ENST Bretagne in 1977 at Brest, and the INT in 1979 at Évry.
- In 1992 the ENST, together with the EPFL, founded the Institut Eurécom at Sophia-Antipolis.
- On 26 December 1996 the Groupe des Écoles des Télécommunications (GET) was established. It consists of a group of telecommunications schools including the ENST, the Telecom Bretagne, the Telecom SudParis, and Institut Eurécom.
- On 21 September 2009, the school's name was changed to Télécom ParisTech.
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Future engineers are recruited from college ("Classes Préparatoires") or after a bachelors degree in scientific areas (physics, mechanics, chemistry, computer science etc.). Some other admission possibilities are after completing the École polytechnique or from the French military and police. ENST also provides education for the Corps des télécommunications.
The Engineering diploma delivered by ENST is roughly equivalent to a Master of Engineering in the USA. Around 250 engineers graduate each year from ENST. 30% to 35% of the graduates are non-French. Courses cover all aspects of computer and communication engineering: electronics, signal processing, software engineering, networking, economics etc.
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