The wide portfolio of courses on offer can be divided into four main areas:
Arts, Humanities and Languages
Law, Economics and Management
Human and social sciences
Science, Technology, Health and Engineering sciences
The Université de Toulouse gather many reseacrh and Higher Education Institutions throughout the Midi-Pyrenees region. Over 120.000 students are enrolled in its 14 higher education member institutions.
The 15 Doctoral Schools of the Midi-Pyrenees region are part of the College Doctoral of Université de Toulouse. All together, over 5000 PhD students can carry out their studies thanks to the top-ranking training programms in an extensive range of subject areas and to complementary job-oriented seminars/workshops aimed to develop the skills required for a successful professional integration.
Situated between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, in the heart of Southern France and close to the Pyrenees mountain range, the Midi-Pyrenees region has long been a major crossroads in Europe. Attracting 15 000 newcomers every year, Toulouse, the capital of the region which has been fast growing both demographically and economically, boasts a particularly rich vibrant cultural and artistic heritage.
The Université de Toulouse has received financial support from the French government and regional and local authorities for its future development. It has had two major bids accepted: Plan Campus and the Toulouse Excellence Initiative.
The Université de Toulouse boasts highly sophisticated facilities, including a library of around 2 million library documents and innovative digital support systems.
Midi-Pyrénées has an international reputation for its cutting-edge aerospace, agronomic, health and economic research platforms. Over 11,000 students come from all over the world to pursue their studies at Toulouse and we provide international centres for resarch in a wide range of fields.
The Doctoral College of the Université de Toulouse comprises fifteen Doctoral schools, respresenting a total 9100 research personnel, including 5100 academic staff and 4300 doctoral students, with 900 PhD awarded per year. It covers all scientific domains and It is located on the Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées campus.
This Handbook should help you find your way and provide all the useful information for you stay, like Ariane's thread in the famous Greek myth.
The China Scholarship Council provides PhD scholarship to chinese candidates, enrolled at an institution partnered with the Université de Toulouse. For further information about th thesis proposals, please chek here: CSC-2013 Thesis.
The Ciência sem Fronteira is a brazlilan international funding program that provide scholarship to brazilian candidates enrolled in a PhD at Université de Toulouse. For further information about the thesis positions, please check here: CsF Thesis.