Doctoral training, training through Research, for Research and Innovation, is exclusively given within Doctoral Schools (Ecoles Doctorales, or ED). All doctorates are studied for at an ED, in a laboratory or within a research team recognised by national assessment and under the supervision of a thesis director attached to this ED.
Doctoral training is recognised as professional experience which, after a viva voce thesis examination, confers the status of Doctor of the Université de Toulouse, issued by the Université Paul Sabatier.
The ED programme of action is defined by the decree of 7 August 2006.
In this framework, the main responsibilities of the ED are as follows:
More than 40% of the annual influx of new doctoral students onto the Midi-Pyrenees site or of Université de Toulouse doctors (approx 400/year) involves the Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier.
All the EDs of the Midi-Pyrenees site are part of the Collège Doctoral Université de Toulouse which in turn is part of the PRES and whose role is to work towards doctoral training being held onsite (contact CDUT: Monique Martinez).
The Collège Doctoral Université de Toulouse has therefore contributed to the implementation of:
Last updated July 9, 2012
UPS has a co-accreditation agreement with 11 of the 15 doctoral schools on the Midi Pyrénées site (and is the supporting institution for six of them), namely:
The individual sheets for the doctoral schools are being updated as part of the new Five-year Contract.
If you have any questions, please contact: Monique Lemort - +33 (0)5 61 55 63 26
Nine doctoral schools in the Science-Technology-Health field,
six of which are coordinated by UPS:
and three are co-accredited:
Two doctoral schools in the field of Human and Social Sciences are co-accredited: