SIGMA Clermont

country rank  160
world rank  6426

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University Overview

Founded in 2016, SIGMA Clermont is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Clermont-Ferrand (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France), SIGMA Clermont is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. SIGMA Clermont offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 3 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this French higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 2016 merger between École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Clermont-Ferrand (1961) and Institut Français de Mécanique Avancée (1991)
Motto Advancing Together

University Location

Address Campus des Cézeaux, CS 20265, Aubière
Clermont-Ferrand (population range: 50,000-249,999)
63178 Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
T +33 (0)4 73 28 80 00
F +33 (0)4 73 28 81 00

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office IFMA - Service des Relations Internationales, Campus des Cézeaux
Aubière 63170
+33 (0)4 73 28 80 28

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission des Titres d'Ingénieur (CTI)
  • European Accreditation of Engineering Programmes (EUR-ACE)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019