Student projects are at the heart of ESILV’s pedagogy. Each year of their curriculum, engineering students carry out a major project in teams (from 4 to 6 students depending on the year).
During their studies, they develop technical skills, but also learn to work as a team over the long term, to manage difficulties and conflicts, and to manage a project over its entire duration. The topics proposed for each year of course target this rise in competence.
In year 4 and 5, the projects are proposed by a «partner» (company, association, research laboratory). Students also have the opportunity to carry out a major project about which they are passionate, by forming a team on it.
The teams are also tasked with valuing their work towards the outside world through one or more actions: partnership with a company; participation in a competition; contribution to the world of open source; contribution to the world of knowledge; contribution to the world of research; creation of start-ups …