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About DSTI

At the Data ScienceTech Institute (DSTI), our speciality is top-notch STEM education, with a spotlight on data science and artificial intelligence (AI). Established in 2015, our aim is to mould future data experts, fully prepped to tackle the challenges of the digital age.

We strongly believe that the key to success in the data sector is a deep understanding of scientific and mathematical concepts, combined with ample practical technological experience. Consequently, our curriculum is tough, yet immensely hands-on.

Our teaching staff comprises esteemed academics from fields like applied mathematics, computer science, computer engineering, electronics, economics, and law. Additionally, experienced industry professionals join them. Together, they strive to share their expertise with our students, offering necessary guidance and support for their triumph. This blend of skills, techniques, and technologies reflects the complex nature of all data-focused roles.

Flexible Applied Bachelor and Applied MSc Programmes

DSTI offers diverse programmes to accommodate students from all walks of life. Attend classes in person, online, or at your own pace for unmatched flexibility. We even provide tailored programmes for working professionals to align with their career goals.

DSTI offers industry-relevant programmes in Data and AI

Applied Bachelor in Data & Cloud Engineering

Applied MSc in Cyber Security

Applied MSc in Data Analytics

Applied MSc in Data Engineering for AI

Applied MSc in Data Science & AI

Joint Postgraduate Programme in Digital Industry & AI

A programme for everyone

Data ScienceTech Institute (DSTI) welcomes students from diverse backgrounds with varying levels of experience.

Distribution of professional experience of DSTI students before joining
Freshers
Less than 3 years experience
More than 3 years experience
Distribution of educational background of DSTI students before joining
Engineering
Techno-commercial
Science (Phy, Chem, Bio etc.)
Business and Management
Humanities

DSTI provides different study modes in Data and AI...

… for all from undergraduates to working professionals.

Initial Education

Continuing Education

Professionnal Training

Our Campuses

Our Nice Sophia-Antipolis and Paris campuses boast top-tier facilities and resources, fostering student success. We provide access to the latest data science tools and technologies. Additionally, we extend career support services including job search help, interview guidance, and networking chances. With a proud history of graduates landing top data science roles, we remain dedicated to aiding our students in achieving their career goals.

Partnerships and Affiliations

The Data ScienceTech Institute (DSTI) has formed strategic partnerships and affiliations with a number of key organisations, including the likes of AWS, SAS, Microsoft, Arts et Métiers, and 3iA Côte d’Azur. These partnerships are vital because they help keep our syllabus current and our resources updated. With these partners, we are better equipped to support our students as they advance their careers in data.

Student Support

Before you arrive

At DSTI, we assist international students with visa applications and housing arrangements.

Working with Feel Francais, a dedicated concierge service, we help simplify visa applications, from organising documents to arranging interviews.

We’ve also teamed up with Studapart, offering trustworthy and reasonably priced accommodation, vital for the proof of residence required for student visas and other French immigration paperwork.

Upon Your Arrival

At DSTI, our goal is to instil key Data and AI principles, enabling students to critically evaluate real-world problems and craft solutions using Data Science. Alongside our foundational courses, we hold review sessions before exams to clear any student doubts, fostering their confidence for exams, projects, and internships.

Moreover, DSTI offers numerous practical projects and interaction with industry professionals, refining students’ hands-on coding abilities. By graduation, our students are fully prepared to excel in the corporate arena. To further aid their studies, all students gain access to our online learning platform, where they can view lecture recordings, resources, and additional material. The platform also allows for exam and assignment submissions.

Post classes

DSTI continues to support its students and alumni through substantial career assistance. We offer personalised coaching, internships, job hunting aid, and arrange career-focused events. Moreover, our ties with industry partners create networking chances and possible job leads. We also have a large and active network of alumni. Further, our career events include job fairs, career panels, and company showcases.

Board of Directors

José Massol

President

José Massol, an Arts & Métiers and CentraleSupélec engineering graduate, possesses experience in marketing, sales, and business development and has worked with reputed companies, previously serving as Senior Vice President at THALES group.

Sébastien Corniglion

Chief Executive Officer

Sébastien Corniglion is the Co-Founder and CEO of DSTI and has a background as an Information System Engineer & PhD student at Université Côte d’Azur, as well as an MBA and MSc in Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh. His diverse academic and professional experience has helped shape his leadership in the field of data science and technology.

Pr Fabien Gandon

Co-president of the Scientific Board

Fabien Gandon, a Senior Researcher at INRIA and I3S Sophia Antipolis in France, specializes in Semantic Web, Ontologies, Knowledge Engineering and Modelling, Corporate Memories, and other areas in the field of informatics and computer science.

Dr Christine Malot

Co-president of the Scientific Board

Christine Malot is a Statistics Lecturer at the Jean-Alexandre Dieudonné Maths Labs and an elected Director at Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis, also serving as a member and deputy treasurer of the Société Française de Statistiques.

Richard Beltrame

Director

Richard Beltrame, a graduate of the Institut Supérieur de Gestion, is an expert in financial management and human resource development and has served as CFO and HRM at THALES SAFAREPONS.

Fabien Massol

Director

Fabien Massol, Head of Business Development Security at Amadeus IT Group, possesses a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of security and Project Management.

Regine Feraud

Director

Regine Feraud, a computer engineer from INSA Lyon, is a business management expert with experience in business development and strategic R&D, and currently serves as the Director of INNOFY Consulting, a firm specializing in innovation financing for SMEs.

Gerald Roux

Director

Gerald Roux, an Arts & Métiers engineer and a graduate of the Institute of Management Control, has served as CEO of KONE France and currently holds the position of Chairman at Clinique Saint Dominique Nice.

Henry Magnan

Advisor to the President

Henri Magnan, an engineering graduate from Arts & Métiers and CentraleSupélec, has previously held the positions of Senior VP at THALES and Director at OROLIA.

Philippe Levert

External Auditor

Philippe Levert is a “Commissaire aux comptes,” or a statutory auditor, at KPMG, which is one of the world’s leading audit, tax, and advisory services firms.

Scientific Advisory Board

José Massol

President

José Massol, an Arts & Métiers and CentraleSupélec engineering graduate, possesses experience in marketing, sales, and business development and has worked with reputed companies, previously serving as Senior Vice President at THALES group.

Pr Fabien Gandon

Professor

Fabien Gandon, a Senior Researcher at INRIA and I3S Sophia Antipolis in France, specializes in Semantic Web, Ontologies, Knowledge Engineering and Modelling, Corporate Memories, and other areas in the field of informatics and computer science.

Amir Nakib

Industry Member

Amit Nakib is a Senior Lecturer at the LISSI Laboratory at Université Paris-Est Créteil and the Head of AI Research & CTO at Cyclope.ia, working with Vinci Autoroutes.

Pr Jacques Blum

Academic Member

Jacques Blum is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Nice and has previously held positions as a professor at the University Joseph Fourier Grenoble and a researcher at CNRS, and he is an Agrégé in Mathematics from the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris).

Laurent Mismacque

Industry Member

Laurent Mismacque is the General Manager of Customer Digital Services at Siemens France, with a focus on IIoT, cloud, IA, and cybersecurity, and has held several leadership positions within the company for over 23 years.

Dominique Vernay

Industry Member

Dominique Vernay, former CTO of THALES Group and Past-President of Université Paris-Saclay, is a Member of the Académie des Technologies, recognized for his significant contributions in technology and academia.

Sebastien Corniglion

Chief Executive Officer

Sébastien Corniglion is the Co-Founder and CEO of DSTI and has a background as an Information System Engineer & PhD student at Université Côte d’Azur, as well as an MBA and MSc in Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh. His diverse academic and professional experience has helped shape his leadership in the field of data science and technology.

Jennifer Hyslop

Director of Studies

Jennifer Hyslop Corniglion, a former MCOptom and Fellow of the College of Optometrists, holds a BSc (Hons) in Optometry from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Hanna Abi Akl

Professor

Hanna Abi Akl is a renowned scientist, author, and researcher in language, logic, and artificial intelligence, with expertise in language structure, understanding and generation, as well as symbolic and graph-based knowledge retrieval methods in AI. He currently serves as an NLP Researcher and Professor at Data ScienceTech Institute.

“I’m a high school graduate eager to explore the data world.”

DSTI Initial Education Applied Bachelor Programme – Fulltime Mode

“I have a bachelor and wish to start a career in data.”

DSTI Initial Education Applied MSc – Fulltime Mode

“I wish to work while pursuing education.”

DSTI Initial Education – Part-Time Apprenticeship

“I have a bachelor and professional experience..”

DSTI Blended Learning - Accelerated Pace

“I want to pursue the Applied MSc course part-time.”

DSTI Blended Learning – Self-Paced Online Course (SPOC) pace

“I aspire to gain practical experience while studying.”

DSTI Blended Learning – Part Time Sandwich

“I am already working in Technology and wish to upskill.”

DSTI Executive Education

Explore careers in Data and AI on 29 May 2024.

Attend two seperate Open Day sessions: one in English and another in French.

  • On-Campus and Online Modes
  • Interactive Sessions on careers in data and AI.
  • Socialise with current and future students.
  • Know the Admissions Process.