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ESTACA Key Dates

Since its foundation in 1925, ESTACA has grown and won a leading place within the French engineering schools. The School stayed true to its initial mission, which was to transform youth’s passion for transport into a profession. ESTACA never stopped and will never stop to adapt and develop. Driven by its passion for the engineer careers, the School applied on itself the dynamism, which the transport sector experienced; especially in its domains of majors: aeronautics, automotive followed by railway and aerospace. Mobility is the landmark of the 21st century and is changing the world. ESTACA will be present to each of this significant scientific and technical progress. It has guided this historical turning point by each of its evolutions, which will continue to transform societies and understanding up to our everyday life. 

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The school, then called ETACA, was founded by René Bardin

The aim was to train more students for aeronautics and automobile industries

1925
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The curriculum goes from one to 2 years

1928
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ETACA was base in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, rue Boutebrie

1930
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ETACA’s bal in the 5th arrondissement Town hall in Paris

1940
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ETACA is recognized by the French government

Additional to the industries recognition

1953
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ETACA is bought by its alumnus and becomes a non-profit organisation

(Association loi 1901)

1969
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ETACA becomes ESTACA

ETACA becomes ESTACA (Ecole supérieure de technique aéronautique et de construction automobile) and its curriculum evolve to 5 years

1978
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ESTACA moves to Levallois-Perret

Enable to double the number of the students in 20 years

1979
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The French Commission for Degrees in Engineering authorizes ESTACA to award degrees in engineering

ESTACA engineers offically recognized

1986
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Creation of the Aerospace major

Response to the new needs for international space projects

Read more 1992
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Creation of the Railway Major

Response to the increase of experts engineers on new railway projects (TGV,Eurostar, streetcar)

Read more 1994
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The school joins the "Conférence des grandes écoles"

Label for the excellence of the curriculum

1995
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Opening of ESTACA Campus Ouest at Laval

Additionnal 5000 sqm to developp research, increase the number of students and get a better quality of life

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ESTACA become a member of ISAE Group

Expand the curriculum offer, link between schools curriculum and better visibility

2012
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Openning of the Paris-Saclay Campus in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

A new campus which multiply by 2.5 the surface compare to levallois, establishment closer to academic, scientific, and industrial partners to give a new impetus to the school

Read more 2015
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ESTACA is certified EESPIG

ESTACA is recognized as a general interest institution

2016
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CS 20749 Montigny
78066 Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
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