About us

Polytech Nice Sophia is the graduate school of engineering of the University Côte d’Azur, accredited by the Commission des Titres d'Ingénieur* (CTI), the French institution awarding engineering degrees.

Polytech Nice Sophia is :

  • A diploma certified and recognized by companies with an international scope
  • A network of 15 university schools : Polytech Network
  • An Alumni network of over 80,000 members
and also, a school with
  • An economic and scientific center within the technopole of Sophia Antipolis
  • An idyllic setting between sea and mountains under the sun of the French Riviera
  • A privileged cultural and international influence


* The Commission des titres d’ingénieur(CTI)  was  established  by  Law  in  1934  (French Education Code, Article L.642-2 and following).In France, the CTI is the relevant body incharge  of  carrying  out  evaluation  procedures  that  lead  to  the  accreditation  of  the institutions to award the engineeringdegree “titre d’ingénieur diplômé”.CTI is an active participant within the European Higher Education Area; it has been a full member of ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) since 2005 and has been registered in EQAR (European Quality Assurance Register) since 2010. CTI is also a founding member of ENAEE (European Network for the Accreditation of Engineering Education) and is one of the agencies authorized to deliver the EUR-ACE label (a quality accreditation label for engineering programmes, developed by ENAEE). CTI also partici-pates in the work of ECA (European Consortium for Accreditation).
Since 1997, all French engineering programmes must be accredited every six years by CTI. [CTI website]