The École normale supérieure (ENS) is an elite higher education institution for advanced undergraduate and graduate studies. Its fifteen teaching and research departments span Humanities and sciences. The ENS prepares its students for their role as future leaders in various professional fields, mainly in research and teaching, but also the media, public service and private industry. The ENS is a member of Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University.
ENS in the FDA
A debating course was created in 2005 at ENS, and the school participated in the FDA tournament for the first time in 2006. ENS won the tournament in 2006 and 2007, made it to the final in 2009, and to the semi-finals in 2012, 2013 and 2015.