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Theses can be funded by a variety of sources including:

  • Ministerial doctoral contracts "Scholarship awarded by the Ministry of Research and Higher Education" including full unemployment and retirement contributions.
  • Regional government
  • Scholarships for foreign doctoral students. "Many foreign governments offer scholarships to their nationals who wish to pursue a doctorate abroad". Consult “https://www.campusfrance.org/fr”.
  • Associations or foundations
  • CIFRE; "Industrial Conventions for Training by Research" subsidizes any company under French law that hires a PhD student to place it at the heart of a research collaboration with a public laboratory; the work will lead to the defense of a thesis in three years. CIFRE is fully funded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, which has entrusted the implementation to ANRT (National Association of Research and Technology);
  • Idex “Excellence Initiative of the University of Bordeaux”
  • Labex "Laboratory of Excellence";
  • Research Contract.

Updated on 05/05/2023


Virgnie DAUDÉ & Nathalie VIGNAIS

146, rue Léo Saignat - UFR Pharma - Hall D - Case 7
Tram A - Stop Pellegrin
33076 Bordeaux CEDEX

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Thesis topics_2021-2022

Proposed thesis topics for the academic year 2021-2022