About IMT Mines Alès and University of Nîmes

Part of the prestigious Institut Mines-Télécom, it is a public institution dedicated to Research and Innovation in the fields of engineering, the study of materials and the environment.

Our school is in close and constant contact with the business community. It combines a strong academic legitimacy in these four dimensions: Information Technology, Energy, Ecology and Production with close corporate relations.

We are part of the larger network combining ten Mines and Télécom graduate schools.
The schools of Institut Mines-Télécom are listed amongst the leading Grandes Ecoles in France.
Geared towards economic stakeholders, our activities involve R&D, innovation and engineering studies. Our faculty and teaching staff includes engineers, managers, specialists and professors, and are renowned for their excellence at both the national and international level.
Each year, approximately one hundred start-ups spawn from our incubator network.

The University of Nîmes, fully part of the French higher learning academic system is divided in three main departments:

  • Science & the Arts
  • Psychology, Literature, Languages and History
  • Law, Economics and Management

How To Reach Our Site

The school's main site is located in Alès, France.

Where is Alès? - Map


Alès Site

6, Avenue de Clavières, 30319 ALÈS
Tel: +33 (0)4 66 78 50 00 - Fax: +33 (0)4 66 78 50 34

Alès has excellent road, rail and air links with the rest of France. It is about 40 km from Nîmes airport and 70 km from Montpellier-Méditerranée airport. It is accessible by several highways (A7, A4 and A54) and by rail (take the TGV (High Speed Train) to Nîmes and then change for Alès).  Alès is located around 40 minutes from Nîmes by train.

By Motorway:

  • 3h from Lyon
  • 4h15 from Toulouse
  • 5h from Barcelone
  • 2h15 from Aix-Marseille
  • 3h30 from Nice

By train (TGV):

  • 3h from Paris

By plane (Montpellier airport):

  • 1h from Paris

+ 30 minutes (from Nîmes)