MINES ParisTech has four main key features:
- strong ties connecting it with industry (the leading French engineering Grande École in terms of partnership research, many former CEOs currently in place came through its ranks)
- a significant capacity for creation of businesses
- quality academic research (1/3 of French Nobel prize winners went to MINES ParisTech)
- a very broad spectrum technical engineering education with a high content in economic and social sciences, developing knowledge as well as know-how
The strong international presence of the MINES ParisTech enables its students to have a comprehensive education with added value.