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- Established: 1802 Coëtquidan
The ã‰cole Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr (ESM, literally the "Special Military School of Saint-Cyr") is the foremost French military academy. It is often referred to as Saint-Cyr.
- Established: 1794 Palaiseau
ã‰cole polytechnique (also known by the nickname " X ") is a French public institution of higher education and research, located in Palaiseau near Paris.
- Established: 1901 Melun
L'ã‰cole des officiers de la gendarmerie nationale, the French Gendarmerie Nationale Officers School, was created in 1901 and based in the Melun.