The School and its collections

This section provides information on the history of the School - its teaching, research and types of students - on the constitution of its collections and archives, and on the services offered today by the Heritage Department.

  • Ecole des Ponts

    The history of École des ponts et chaussées is deeply linked to the history of the development of the French territory. Telling our story also means telling the story of the men and women who helped shape our country from the 18th century onwards.

  • Information about our collections

    The École des ponts et chaussées collections reflect the diversity of its teaching methods from the creation of the School: books, manuscripts, periodicals and substantial collections of drawings, photographs, models, paintings and scientific instruments.

  • The services of the Heritage Department

    The heart of the Heritage Department's mission consists in the conservation, processing and development of the historical heritage of École nationale des ponts et chaussées. We are working towards a better knowledge and understanding of these documents.