History and visit the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts in Paris
The National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts or CNAMse located in the 3rd district of Paris, 292 rue Saint-Martin. It is a public institution of higher education and research. It was built 10 October 1794 by Father Gregory. With the Ecole Polytechnique, the two schools were opened during the Revolution to work in the training of engineers.
This public institution stands in the grounds of the former Benedictine priory of Saint-Martin-des-Champs, which was built in 1060 at the request of Henry I of France. It was designed for studies. The Abbot of Cluny took over the management at the time. He currently serves as a library for the CNAM. The wall of the priory is still visible in the corner of the Wormwood and Saint-Martin.
Since its inception, the Vandermonde and academics Le Roy integrated it CNAM. Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde was a mathematician. He also taught in 1794 at the Ecole Normale Superieure and examiner input Polytechnique contest. Le Roy in turn cooperated in the Encyclopedia. The Conservatory was originally tasked to support the government in promoting new strategies for the development of the industry. A new mission he had been assigned by the government in 1819. In the context of education, the latter asked him to provide training on engineering. Branches of applied mechanics to the arts as well as the industrial economy were opened in the institution this year by Charles Dupin and Jean-Baptiste Say.
CNAM gradually diversified training delivered. He also developed the history of science and technology, computers, chemistry, sociology, and information science. Students may choose from and initial training or continuing education. Classes for adults are also offered and are sanctioned by a diploma of engineering, doctoral … Note that this institution has the support of the French government to finance its training missions, distribution of growing scientific and technological research.
CNAM students have the privilege of attending conferences, symposia, seminars, high level to complete their training. All disciplines can benefit whatsoever in the field of theoretical physical, mathematical, not to mention the humanities. Two foundations are attached to this établissement.La Fondation Louis de Broglie began supporting basic research in physics while Besnard Foundation Quelen meanwhile brings contributions on innovations in construction.
CNAM is internationally renowned in the quality of training that provide its multidisciplinary scientific quality teachers. He has authority to grant engineering degrees by the Commission for engineering qualifications. The journals speak distinctly the quality of its alumni in large reputable companies.
It has within its walls of a museum that is the Museum of Arts and Crafts. You can see the different machines, designs employed during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Ministry of Higher Education and Research awarded him in 2003 the conservation of contemporary scientific and technological heritage. As a museum of State and under the supervision of the Ministry, the Museum of Arts and Crafts since 2002 carries the label "Musée de France".
Shuttle from Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers to Paris airports
The Conservatory of Arts and Crafts is located 20 km from Orly Airport, 26.5 km from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and 87.1 km from the airport of Beauvais.