Aerospace Education Catalogue

Ingénieur de l'Ecole de l'Air

  • Organisation: Ecole de l'Air et de l'Espace
  • Type of Course: Initial education
  • Language(s): French
  • Place: Salon de Provence (French Regions: PACA)
  • Prepared diploma/grade/title: Diplôme d’ingénieur (French national engineering degree)
  • Level of entry: French Baccalaureat + 2

Course Details

Objectives: L'Ecole de l'Air's mission is to train officers required to ensure high responsibilities in the Air Force, holding positions of command and execution to the highest levels of the military organization.
This cycle of training leads to the award of the engineering diploma from Ecole de l'Air recognized by the CTI with the degree of Master.

Intended for: Students

Degree Level (EU) : 7 - (EQC level or equivalent)

Admission requirements: Competitive entrance examination with level "Mathematiques spéciales": two years of higher education

Duration and terms: 3 years

Notes: The training of students has five components:
- Military training and sports
- Human and cultural training
- Scientific training,
- Training in English
- Training of specialists

Three specializations are offered to students:
- Navigating Officer
- Aviation Systems Officer
- Officer of the bases

Students of the first two years receive an initiation aviation pilots whether they are or not. This activity includes training air gliding flight and engine flight.

Dedicated web site:


  • Engineering Sciences
  • Applications, Operations
  • System Engineering, Programme Management, Production
  • Human and Social Sciences


  • 1 - Physics and Environment: radiation, particles, fields, debris, climatic and vibratory conditions, meteorology
  • 2 - Dynamics and Kinetics (flight dynamics, space dynamics, constellations, formation flying, attitude and orbit control...)
  • 3 - Mechanical Engineering (structures, structural dynamics…), Materials (composites, metallurgy, forming…), Processes, Chemistry, Mechatronics
  • 4 - Thermal engineering, Energetics
  • 5 - Fluid Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Acoustics
  • 6 - Propulsion, Thermodynamics, Pyrotechnics
  • 7 - Electrical systems (generation, storage and management of energy), Actuators, Microsystems
  • 8 - Avionics and on-board Systems (embedded networks, sensors, instrumentation, etc.), Real-time Systems
  • 9 - Electronics, Microelectronics, Microwaves, Propagation, Antennas, Radar, Optics, Optronics
  • 10 - Control Systems, Robotics, Guidance and Control, Autonomous Systems
  • 11 - Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Modelling, Optimisation, Digital and Data Sciences, Big Data, Cryptography, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence
  • 12 - Telecommunications, Networks, Information and Communications Technologies, Multimedia, Internet of Things, Teleservices
  • 13 - Positioning, Navigation, GNSS
  • 14 - Transports, Intelligent Transportations Systems (ITS), Mobility, Vehicles, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
  • 15 - Earth Observation, Remote Sensing, GIS, Geomatics
  • 16 - System Engineering, Product Assurance and Safety, Qualification/Testing, Validation & Verification, Metrology, Certification
  • 17 - Project Management, Production, Industrialization, Factory of the Future, Integration, Supply Chain, Maintenance, Recycling
  • 18 - Human Factors, Human Machine Interfaces, Operations, Exploitation, Air Traffic Management
  • 19 - Law and Business Engineering: Law, Regulations, Standards, Management, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Purchasing, Contracts, Intellectual Property, etc.
  • 20 - Health and Society: Health, Space Medicine, Biomedical, Biological Engineering, Risks, Defence, Security, Tourism, Policy
  • 21 - Natural Resources and Environment Management/Protection, Infrastructures
  • 22 - Space Exploration, Science, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Geophysics