The T.I.M.E. (Top Industrial Managers for Europe) Association was founded by Ecole Centrale Paris (today CentraleSupélec) in 1989. All T.I.M.E. members are leading Technical Universities or Engineering Schools  in their own country. they all have a strong international dimension in their research, teaching and industrial relations and they are all committed to international cooperation, student exchanges and recognition of studies abroad.

The T.I.M.E. Association currently consists of 56 members in 21 countries.