The INSTN was established in 1956 to train engineers, researchers and technicians tasked with implementing the French civil nuclear development programme which was introduced in the 1950’s.For 60 years now, its mission has been to transmit knowledge and know-how developed by the CEA and its industrial partners and thereby support the growth of the nuclear industry.
The INSTN delivers highly specialised academic and continuing education programmes focused on nuclear sciences and techniques used in the energy and health sectors.
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On the Saclay site, the INSTN has:
The Science-Accueil Association (Orsay) deals with accommodation requests from INSTN students.
All classrooms are air-conditioned and fitted with video-projectors and computers.The INSTN has Wifi hotspots at Saclay and Cadarache. User names and passwords can be obtained upon request from the teaching assistants.Some platforms used or visited as part of the course (experimental reactors, critical models, accelerators, etc.) are located within the confines of the CEA centres.
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