Short programs

Short programs

Each summer, EPITA offers a unique educational experience in French Language study and cutting-edge computer science.

Our programs provide a remarkable opportunity for international students to spend three weeks in a multicultural learning environment. Enrolling in one of our programs is the perfect way to stimulate your curiosity and discover French culture and traditions, while learning a wide range of interesting subjects.

The summer program consists of a variety of courses in English including French and engineering, with weekly cultural activities and visits.

Summer 2021

Given current public health regulations and restrictions on international travel that may prevent some students from attending the program in person, EPITA has decided to maintain and adapt its summer program 2021.

In collaboration with IPSA (also member of Ionis Education Group), this year’s program will allow students from all around the world to participate on our joint online program from July 5 to July 23, 2021.

For students who can travel to Paris, an on-site program will also be possible on the same dates. The on-site program is however subject to the number of students enrolled and to the sanitary regulations in place in July.



Course Overview

Our Summer School aims at providing key concepts and general understanding of what drones and robotic arms are and how to control them.

Course Objectives

With the expertise of our team, you will learn how to design a robot with one of the most used robotic environments: Robot Operating Systems. Then, you will learn how to develop a mobile application that allows you to control such systems.

Practical information

  • Start date: July 5, 2021 to July 23, 2021
  • Duration: 3 weeks (around 60 to 65 hours, 20 hours per week)
  • Total ECTS: 6
  • Online program : Highly recommended to have 2 screens and good internet connection
  • On-site program venue: EPITA (Le Kremlin-Bicêtre – Paris) & IPSA (Ivry sur Seine)
  • Application deadline: May 31, 2021
  • Fees:
    • Online program: 900€
    • On-site program*: 2400€ + 60€ application fees (including tuition, accommodation, breakfasts & lunches on week days, cultural activities & public transportation pass)
  • Optional: airport transfer

*Application fees :

  • No reimbursement is possible except for official Visa refusal (justification required)
  • Prior to arriving in France, each student is responsible for obtaining a valid visa, health and civil liability abroad insurance.

It is highly recommended to arrive in Paris on July 4, 2021.

A special discount applies to students from our partner universities.

More programs can be offered upon request: Mobility & Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Video Game Development, etc.

Please contact [email protected] for more information and customized programs.

Apply online

To apply, please fill out the following form and send it back to [email protected] and [email protected]