What is happening during a PhD?

  • For 3 years, you will work on a research project in a laboratory under the supervision of one or more supervisors.
  • At the same time, you will attend training courses that will enable you to acquire additional skills.
  • This research will lead to the writing of a manuscript, which will describe all your work.
  • You will then be required to defend your thesis orally in front of a jury.
  • Once you have defended your thesis, you will be declared a PhD graduate (Philosophiae Doctor).


  • The various activities that you will carry out as part of your research project will enable you to develop many high-level scientific skills.
  • Some of these skills go beyond pure research: written and oral communication, monitoring, etc..


  • Complementary research activities will also enable you to enrich and perfect your skills.
  • All these skills will be assets for your post-doctoral career.