École des Docteurs

Logo EDTThe  École des Docteurs of the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées is the federation of 15 Doctoral schools, respresenting a total of 9,100 research personnel, including 5,100 academic staff and 4,500 PhD students (40% international students), with 850 PhDs awarded per year.


mrvPhD are offered by Doctoral Schools in the area of Sciences and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences. The  Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées awards around 850 PhDs every year.

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



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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