• Social - Societal - Solidarity Innovation

Institut du droit de l'espace et des télécommunications (IDEST)

Research unit


The College of Interdisciplinary Studies (CEI) led by Philippe Achilleas and Vincent Correia, is organized into three multidisciplinary research teams in which research topics of international, European and national scope are defined, some may be common to several research teams:
- Conflict Management (Director: Vincent Correia)
- DIRE, Sustainability-Innovation-Resources-Ethics (Director: Agnès Ricroch)
- IDEST-Space-Telecom-Aviation (Director: Philippe Achilleas)


  • Mr Philippe ACHILLEAS

Innovation themes

Map and access

54, boulevard Desgranges
Salle 105 et 109
92330 SCEAUX

Our research areas


- Space Law
- Telecommunications and digital law
- Aeronautics law
- Air Law
- Economy of development
- Telecommunications and development
- Space and development
- Smart agriculture

Applications sectors

  • IT / software
  • Networks / Telecom
  • Other business
  • Defence
  • Aeronautics / Aerospace
  • Agri-food industry
  • Agriculture
  • Administration / Public sector
  • Media / Communication / Publishing / Events

Total number of employees

Total number of employees : 34
Number of researchers : 11
Number of doctoral students : 23


Our results

Valuation offer

Legal advice
- in law and spatial policy
- law and air policy
- law and application of telecommunications and digital

Projects examples

- Research contract ? in-orbit services (space industry)
- Research Contract - National Space Law (Foreign Government)
- Research contract - Orbit spectrum resource taxation (satellite operator)
- Organization of symposia as part of World Telecommunication Day
- Editing the report on the digital Francophonie 2016 and 2018
- Legal Collection at Pedone Editions
- Organization of seminars on the law of space and telecommunications abroad (Madagascar, Japan, China, Venezuela, Colombia ...)

Industrial and scientific relations

Scientific collaborations

- France: Agricultural Academy of France, AgroParisTech, CEMOTEV, RFDI, CERIS, ISAE-Supaero, CNES
- Europe: European Space Agency, University of Cologne
- International: UNISQ (University of South Africa in Pretoria), Kobe University

Private collaborations

- Orange
- Airbus
- ArianeGroup


Establishments of affiliation