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Doctoral studies

The university of Caen Normandy counts 8 doctoral schools accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research. All the 46 UNICAEN research units integrate doctoral students.

PhD program is open to holders of a Master Degree. PhD is prepared through a doctoral school, in a research unit and under the responsibility of a thesis advisor. PhD require a minimum of 3 years of studies.

The doctoral school are :
The international joint supervision of thesis
The international joint supervision of thesis allows students from all over the world to perform alternatively their research in a French and a foreign laboratory, under the responsibility of two thesis advisors (one in each countries implied by the joint supervision). The student defends his thesis before a mixed commission. The student is awarded two degrees or a degree recognised in both countries.

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Last update : May 17, 2019

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