Master in Mechanics

Master in Mechanics

Environmental fluid mechanics (EFM)

Presentation and goals

The Environmental Fluid Mechanics Programme is structured as follows:

  • a foundation programme (over M1+M2) of 51 ECTS - including 2 x 3 ECTS in a modern language
  • specific modules (39 ECTS)
  • A 5-month internship (30 ECTS) in a research laboratory

The programme is open to international students. All teaching is in English.

For more information on the programme:

The main aim of this programme is to train managers with solid scientific and technical skills in environmental fluid mechanics (lakes, rivers, ocean, atmosphere, etc.) from theoretical, numerical and experimental perspectives.

This research programme offers two main career opportunities:

  • doctoral studies in environmental fluid mechanics, either in France or abroad, with a view to pursuing a career as teacher-researcher in a university, or researcher in a large public organisation (CNRS, CEA, etc.);
  • engineer within a company or organisation in the environment or energy sectors.



International dimension :

Internationally-oriented programmes
Accredited establishment(s)
  • Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble



Registration and scholarships

Registration and scholarships

Entrance requirements

For the first year: holders of a general scientific degree with a specialisation in mechanics, or equivalent diploma.
For the second year: students who have completed the first year of a compatible programme or one of equivalent level.

For candidates whose country of residence is not included in the "Studies in France" portal (PEF) scheme, the calendar for the eCandidat application campaigns is available here.

Public continuing education:

You are in charge of continuing education:

  •      if you resume your studies after 2 years of interruption of studies,
  •      or if you followed a formation under the regime formation continues one of the 2 preceding years
  •      or if you are an employee, job seeker, self-employed.

If you do not have the diploma required to integrate the training, you can undertake a validation of personal and professional achievements (VAPP).

For more information, consult the website of the Directorate of Continuing Education and Learning ( -alternance / )