École des Docteurs

Logo EDTThe  École des Docteurs of the Université de toulouse is the federation of 15 Doctoral schools, representing a total of 9,100 research personnel, including 5,100 academic staff and 4,300 PhD students (40% international students), with 900 PhDs awarded per year.


Fiche PhDPhD are offered by Doctoral Programmes in the area of Sciences and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences. The Université de Toulouse awards around 900 PhDs every year.

The 15 Doctoral Programmes represent a research potential of 5,300 scientists working in top ranking research centers and 4,300 PhD Candidates (among whom 40% are international students).

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PhD in the Université de Toulouse is a 3 year contract with the university, an enterprise, a research institution or a local authority. It consists of a scientific project developed among an internationally renowned research laboratory. This scientific work is supervised by a qualified professor and the thesis can be fully written in english.

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