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Location address: France, Ile-de-France
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The École supérieure d’optique (“Higher school of optics”), nicknamed “SupOptique”, is the leading French grande école in the field of optics and its industrial and scientific applications, and a member of the prestigious UniverSud Paris and ParisTech (Paris Institute of Technology). The École supérieure d’optique was opened in 1920, as part of the Institut d’optique théorique et appliquée, aiming to train engineers and cadres for the French optics industry. It is consequently the oldest institution of higher education and research in optics in the world, and the most important in term of annual number of graduates.