International PhD PROGRAMMES

The International PhD Office identify and organize the supply of PhD thesis proposals, within framework programs between the Université de Toulouse and some countries (agreement Université Fédérale de Toulouse - China Sholarship Council for example) or for international students eligible for funding under national large-scale programs (Colfuturo Colombia for example).

Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées offers theses proposals (both full-time PhD and "Sandwich") for Brazilian students.

The École des Docteurs began the development of PhD cooperation with Chile in 2015 by participating in the Europosgrados fair. This year the International PhD Office will join the Expo Estudiante fair to meet students who wish do a thesis in France and especially through to CONICYT program.

The Université de Toulouse has a strong commitment to China, reinforced by the agreement signed between our University and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) in 2011. With more than 1,500 Chinese students and 195 PhD candidates, Chinese students are the largest international population at the University of Toulouse.

The Université de Toulouse is strongly committed to developping cooperation with Colombia. In 2016, 35 Colombian PhD students are doing their PhD in Toulouse, of which 12 are doing a joint PhD.

The Indonesian Government provides PhD scholarships to Indonesian candidates who wish to be enrolled in the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées. Based on their profile, candidates can apply to DIKTI or LPDP program.

Mexican students are the largest population of Latin American PhD students at the Université Toulouse with 48 PhD candidates in 2017, including 3 doing a joint PhD. The International PhD Office is very involved in the development of the cooperation with Mexico and every year, we participate in « Tu doctorado en francia » event and Europosgrados fairs.

In 2017, the Université de Toulouse develops a new cooperation with the French Embassy in Manila and the Philippine government. The aim of this collaboration is to recruit Filipino students to do their PhD in Toulouse with CHED-PhilFrance funding.




International PhD Office

adrien [dot] picquoutatuniv-toulouse [dot] fr

+33 5 62 25 00 88

Director of the École des Docteurs

Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées
41 allées Jules Guesde

31000 Toulouse - FRANCE

International PhD Office

Our goal is to inform, advice and accompany the international mobility, for French students willing to get an intenational experience as well as for international students seeking for a PhD program.
In this matter, we organize training programmes adapted to the PhD students needs and available to all of them and a thesis data-bank for candidates in the framework of priotiry exchange programs (Brazil, China...).

Thesis Proposal Database

Discover the Thesis Proposal list