The École Pour l'Informatique et les Techniques Avancées (the "Graduate School of Computer Science and Advanced Technologies"), more commonly known as EPITA is a French education institution specialized in the field of computer science and software engineering. It is a private engineering school, member of IONIS Education Group, accredited by the Commission des titres d'ingénieur and based at Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, south of Paris. In June 2013, EPITA becomes member of the Union of Independent Grandes Écoles, which includes 30 grandes écoles. The university will open a new campus abroad in 2014.