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Frequently asked questions after acceptanceCongratulations for being accepted to the Data & Knowledge program!
- Applicants will be informed about the acceptance or rejection by email.
- The email will have an attached signed letter that serves as letter of acceptance. Letters on paper can be sent out on request.
- The acceptance email reads "pending validation of the required conditions". This means that we expect that you finish the degrees that you indicated in your application for the current year.
- End of August, the accepted applicants will be asked to register at Télécom ParisTech University. This Web site is not yet online. So there is nothing to do until that moment.
- Unfortunately, we cannot help with finding accommodation.
- The program calendar is now available here.
- The tuition fee will not exceed 500 € (five hundred euros) per year.
- the thesis can be done either (1) in a research lab as a master's thesis or (2) in industry as an internship. Typically, academic supervisors and industry partners offer some topics, and the student can choose among them. Quite often, the topic evolves during the work.
- Each course takes place either always at Paris-Sud or always at Télécom ParisTech. The courses of the first period will all take place at Paris-Sud. The courses of the second period will be most likely where the lecturer is based: some at Télécom and some at Paris-Sud.
Frequently asked questions for current students
- the thesis can be done either (1) in a research lab as a Master's thesis or (2) in industry as a 6 month internship.
- If you are interested in a Master's thesis, you can start looking around for researchers whom you would like to work with. These can be your lecturers, or other researchers at Paris-Saclay. Then get in touch and ask whether you can do your master's thesis with them. Typically, the academic supervisors offer some topics, and the student can choose among them. Quite often, the topic evolves during the work.
- If you are interested in an industrial internship, you would have to find a company that would like to host you. Starting points are (1) Télécom internship offers (log in with you Télécom account; currently empty), (2) general industry events at Télécom, and (3) the “Forum de Télécom”, a large industry-students meeting, which the students of Télécom organize in February 2016 at the “Porte de Versailles”. You will be informed when this takes place exactly.
- Students can also do their internship abroad, if they have done their M1 in France.