Members :


Because they meet the standards of academic quality and excellence, all the UGEI member schools are recognized by the French State and thus able to award a Master’s diploma; some also benefit from high level international educational accreditations.


- 35 Master’s level schools

- European Label EUR Ace for engineerings trainings

- 4 accredited by AACSB

- 7 accredited by EPAS

- 2 accredited by AMBA




UGEI members are stakeholders in public and private accreditation and recognition bodies for higher education (CGE, CDEFI, CTI, CCESP…)


They also enjoy recognition from companies for the high labor market entry rates achieved by students. In addition, the fact that business representatives sit on members’ board and strategy development committees means that they are co-deciders as regards programs and also true educational partners. They are proud to associate their company’s brand with the school’s.



The current Executive took up its duties on 8 December 2017. Its members are :


Jean-Michel NICOLLE, EPF Director - President

Francis BECARD, Group YSCHOOLS Director - Vice-President

Etienne CRAYE, ESIGELEC Director - Vice-President

Florence DARMON, ESTP Director - Vice-President

Bruno NEIL, EXCELIA Group Director - Treasurer

Jean-Louis ALLARD, CESI Ecole d'Ingénieurs Director

Véronique BONNET, ESME SUDRIA Director

Armand DERHY, PSB Director

Lamia ROUAI, EBS Paris Director




The work undertaken by UGEI also takes place in working groups and seminars.


This helps UGEI shape a common vision and communicate it in its dealings with authorities and professional organizations or during joint events.




Joining UGEI:



The rules and procedures for joining UGEI derive from the Articles of Association (Article 4) and the Rules of Procedure (Articles 1 et 2).