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Engineering Degree Grenoble INP - Esisar, Embedded systems (EIS)


National Master of Engineering Degree
  • Degree awarded Master
  • Graduation year Bac + 5
  • Location
  • Duration 5 years (10 semesters)
  • Available as
    • Initial education
    • Continuing education


EIS is a multidisciplinary specialization giving engineers skills in several technological fields such as electronics, IT and automation. They will then be able to design, implement and integrate complex or embedded systems complying with integration, environment, cost and autonomy constraints.

The EIS speciliasation received the CyberEdu label in 2019. The label is awarded to higher education degrees with digital security contents.

Examples of complex and embedded systems: IoT, avionics, drones, smart systems (car, home, etc), sensors, etc.


  • Who should apply? Bac, Bac + 2, Bac + 3, Bac + 4
  • Tuition fees EU students: 601€/year (as per 2020) (For Non-EU students, please see "Admissions")
  • Available as :
    • Initial education
    • Continuing education

Entry requirements

Esisar is one of the few Engineering schools where you can enter just after high school.

  • Admission into Year 1: International (or French) Baccalaureate or High school diploma.
  • Admission into Year 3: Completion of at least 2 years of undergraduate degree (in Science or Engineering) or undergraduate degree from a university.
  • Admission into Year 4: Bachelor degree (in Science or Engineering) from a university with a B grade average.
French level requirements: proof of minimum B2 level (university studies in French language or French language certificate).

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Tuition fees

EU students: 601€/year
Non-EU students: 2,770€/year for Year 1 and 2 and 3,770€/year from Year 3 to Year 5.

The institution applies the rules incurring the payment of differentiated fees by non-E.U students.
The full amount of the owed registration fees is not necessarily to be paid at the start of the academic year: an instalment plan of payment may be scheduled.

In addition, the admitted students will receive information about the various scholarships available to Grenoble INP-UGA students.

Finally, if the personal situation justifies it, a partial or total exemption may be decided upon, on request, by the Student Social Commission. The Commission's decision is based on a social evaluation and an examination of the financial resources of the student and her/his family. Exemption from registration fees cannot be guaranteed, as the number of exempted students is limited by national regulations.

Visit the Admissions section of the school’s website.


General information

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  • Course duration 5 years (10 semesters)
  • Internships abroad


The EIS specialization is divided into the last 6 semesters within the 5-year engineering curriculum.

Courses activities consist in Lectures, Tutorials, and Lab sessions.
Our students will get the opportunity to gather experience during their studies:

  • a 6-8 weeks technician internship at the end of Year 3
  • the industrial project, unique to Esisar, in semester 8
  • a final year project in a company or laboratory in semester 10

Courses outlines

Board of examiners

Each semester is worth 30 ECTS credits, spread out over the different courses completed. Students must obtain a grade of at least 10/20 in each course to obtain the credits.


  • Language of instruction French
  • Internship abroad Yes
  • Erasmus areas Electronics and telecommunications engineering

International exchange

Students undertaking the full degree benefit from many agreements between Grenoble Institute of Engineering and Management and partners around the globe in the form of exchange programs, dual-degree programs, internships, and more.

If you are an international student and want to come on an exchange program for 1 or 2 semesters or for a dual degree, please check with your home university and check the information here.


  • Graduation year Bac + 5

Expected learning outcomes

Apart from all the technical skills gained during their curriculum, students will also have:

  • overall knowledge of the industry environment
  • team work
  • intercultural communication
  • problem solving and autonomy
  • decision-making
  • project management


Examples of career opportunities: embedded systems designer, RFID systems designer, critical softwares developper, hardware and software manager, automation...


The range of industries is extremely large and can go from aerospace to energy, from automotive industry to telecommunications, medical equipment to consumer electronics...

Further learning opportunities

PhD studies

Students awarded with the French Engineering degree can apply directly for PhD studies within their relevant major.