The requirements to carry out a doctorate are established according to a national decree.

This decree defines the framework for the training and procedures that lead to the awarding of a national doctorate qualification.

Make sure to check...

The following items must be checked and validated before proceeding with your enrollment:

  • Thesis project
  • Approval of an authorized thesis supervisor from a research unit of the University of Bordeaux
  • Doctoral disciplinary field
  • Funding (depending on the doctoral schools)

Supervisors / co-supervisors

The following people may act as supervisor / co-supervisor  :

  • Professors and academics holding a similar position; staff of higher education institutions, public research organizations and research foundations authorized to conduct research projects.
  • Other persons holding an HDR (Authorization to Supervise Research) or ADT (Authorization to Supervise a Thesis), approved by the Doctoral School Director as well as the academic council. 

Updated on 15/09/2021

More information

Consult our website dedicated to Doctoral Education