INSA Strasbourg is a public scientific, cultural and professional establishment (EPSCP). The School, whose origins go back to 1875, joined the INSA Group in 2003.

A “Grande École” specializing in engineering and architecture under the control of the Ministry in charge of Higher Education and Research, its engineering courses are accredited by the engineering qualifications accreditation committee (CTI) while the architecture course is accredited by the cultural, scientific and technical committee of the Ministry of Culture.

INSA Strasbourg has a total of 2, 015 students studying at its site on the Esplanade university campus, a stone’s throw from the city center and at the heart of the European capital.

Missions of INSA Strasbourg

  • initial training of engineers and architects
  • continuing education for engineers, architects and managers
  • preparation of other higher education diplomas
  • fundamental and applied research


Student numbers

Every year INSA Strasbourg awards diplomas to 320 engineers in different specialist fields as well as 50 architects.

In 2017, INSA Strasbourg has a total of 2, 015 students.

Staff numbers: teacher-researchers and lecturers

112 full-time teacher-researchers or lecturers and over 300 part-time or non-tenured staff in constant contact with the industrial world provide quality teaching that enables future graduates to quickly find jobs that correspond to their skills.

Staff numbers: administrative and technical staff

80 tenured members of staff (public employees) and some thirty contract staff keep the School running smoothly.

Annual employee report

INSA Strasbourg’s annual employee reports can be consulted here.

Research units

Three research units (AMUP, ICube and Institut Charles Sadron) host the research work carried out by INSA Strasbourg staff.

The subjects concerned cover architecture, innovative design, knowledge engineering, photogrammetry, materials and surface engineering, medical robotics, civil engineering, fluid mechanics and photonics.


The School has a number of platforms available for practical student training and the development of technological research. They are used to carry out tests and develop products and production systems for companies.