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Stanford Ignite – Polytechnique

Stanford Ignite Europe-based program is offered in partnership with École Polytechnique, one of Europe’s finest schools of engineering and science and one of the leading grandes écoles in France.

Through a combination of in-person instruction as well as live sessions delivered by distance-learning technology, we are able to offer Stanford Ignite to innovators around the globe.

Stanford Ignite - Polytechnique, Paris, France: Powering Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Powering Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Past participants in Ignite -- Polytechnique share what makes it essential to entrepreneurial success.

Curriculum

Stanford Ignite — Polytechnique is offered as a part-time program using the same curriculum as the Stanford campus program.

Eligibility

Graduate Students

Current graduate students (master’s, MD, PhD, or post-doc) may apply. Applicants must be studying nonbusiness fields; MBAs or other graduate management students are not eligible.

Professionals

A minimum of a BA or BS degree (advanced degree preferred) and some professional experience is required. Participants must be able to attend all sessions. Applicants with MBAs, graduate degrees in management, and/or extensive managerial training are not eligible.

Tuition

This fee includes tuition, course materials, some meals, and program events.

  • 2014 tuition: US $10,000

Scholarships

A limited number of full-tuition, merit-based scholarships are available. Applicants who apply by 30 June 2014 and are accepted in the program, will be eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Admission

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials as soon as possible. To be considered for admission, a complete application will include:

Applications will not be accepted after the published application deadline.

Past Participant Spotlight

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PhD, Ecole Polytechnique, 2014 Winner of Concours Mondial d’Innovation
Stanford Ignite
2013

Stanford Ignite far exceeded my expectations. Not only did I learn business fundamentals, I learned how to apply them while working with a highly motivated and gifted team.

Past Participant Spotlight

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Senior Product Manager, Google
Stanford Ignite
2013

The Stanford Ignite - Polytechnique program equipped me with everything I expected, and more. I am already applying the business concepts and skills I learned from Stanford Ignite - Polytechnique to my current job.