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Paris-Sénart campus

Campus

After the creation of the French sites of Lille (1998), Nantes (1988), Toulouse (1993), Vendée (1995), Brittany (2001), Icam continues its growth by choosing to locate its 6th French site in Paris- Sénart in 2012, in the Paris region. The campus has welcomed approximately 400 students to date and nearly one hundred more each year.

The Paris-Sénart site is a latest generation campus with minimalist architecture. The new and modern buildings allow students to work in ideal working conditions. The bright and spacious premises include:

  • A FabLab, workshop providing students and the public with computer-aided object-making tools (3D printers, laser cutting, digital embroiderers, etc.)
  • New works room classes,
  • Project rooms classes for working throughout the day, including free access in the evening.
    Since its creation, the school has hosted promotions on a human scale (no more than 50 students per class), instilling a family atmosphere.

A pleasant living environment in a rapidly growing urban area

Icam Paris-Sénart campus is located in a rapidly growing agglomeration: Grand Paris Sud, both a green territory and a major cultural and commercial center. In fact, the school is bordered by numerous green spaces for recharging one’s batteries and playing sports. It is also a short walk from a shopping and entertainment area. It is possible to reach in 2 minutes at:

  • Sénart National Theater,
  • Westfield Carré Sénart: more than 200 shops and 40 restaurants,
  • Bowling,
  • Cinema,
  • Escape Games

And between 15 to 30 minutes:

  • Swimming pools,
  • Skating rinks,
  • Karting,
  • Fontainebleau forest / Climbing spots etc

Paris-Sénart site is also part of a regional and Parisian basin of industrial and innovative companies in development. He forged very strong links between major industrial companies in the region such as Safran (an international group specializing in Aeronautics, Space and Defense).

Student life

Community life at Icam is rich and diverse. It touches on many fields: artistic, sporting, musical, playful… It is made up of several poles, supervised by the BDE, Bureau des Etudiants.

Video: Christmas party 2019 at Icam Paris-Sénart

All students can get involved in the life of the association. In addition to bringing students together around a common passion, associations are also a vehicle for personal and professional development. Indeed, organization, communication and teamwork are qualities developed at the heart of associations.

  • BDE: He manages the associations. He animates student life at the Icam by organizing sporting, cultural and festive events. He is also there to bring new ideas, new projects to improve life within the Icam.
  • BDS: The BDS represents the sports associations of the school : Rowing – Climbing – Rugby – Athletics – Bodybuilding – Tennis – Sailing – Basketball – Boxing – Football – Ultimate – Swimming Rugby, football and basketball teams participate in university championships, with schools in the region.
  • BD’Art: BD’Art represents the artistic and cultural associations of the school : Music – Dance – Graph – Choir – Rock – Photo – Graph – Talus (internal journal)
  • BDMaker: “Arts et Métiers” associations: FabLab, Icaméca, Aérobot’Icam, Troph’Icam
  • B2C: Kitchen association: Pub – Food & Oenology
  • Impact Icam : The School Junior Enterprise. This association operates like a business, on the model of a consulting firm. It allows students to put their theoretical teachings into practice by carrying out projects for professionals.
Practical informations

The residence, called Maisons des Icam, is an integral part of the Icam’s educational project. The residences are thus very friendly living spaces, oriented towards others, organized by the students themselves, which coordinate and animate daily life. Organized in apartments with one independent room per resident, the Icam house promotes motivation and mutual assistance at work.

Living at the Maison des Icam allows:

  • to reach out to others, by cultivating strong links within their promotion and also by getting to know students from other promotions and training courses;
  • to invest in the common good, by creating a living and working environment conducive to success and by promoting mutual aid between students;
  • to develop, by participating in organized activities or by proposing new initiatives ;
  • to create a rich life for themselves, by learning to cultivate not only conviviality, but also the collective interest, with a dynamic that benefits everyone;
  • to cultivate a real autonomy and to gain in maturity, thanks to a way of life
  • empowering and motivating, compatible with the emergence of a real personal project.

The Maison des Icam Paris-Sénart campus offers 2 types of accommodation:

  • 228 furnished single rooms of 12.5m² with washbasin, in apartments of 12 students who share a common space (kitchen, dining room, relaxation area and showers – toilets).
  • 70 furnished studios, with equipped kitchen and bathroom, of 18.5m² or 28m². These studios will be reserved for 3rd, 4th and 5th year apprentice students and integrated 4th and 5th year students.

 

A gym, a chapel and a bar are available in the Maison des Icam to share convivial moments in community.

Example of rooms:

 

Icam Paris-Sénart campus is accessible from Paris by the RER D, stop in Lieusaint-Moissy RER station.

From the RER station, the T-ZEN bus line 1 serves the “Carré des arts” stop located just in front of the school.