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PhD students

Université Gustave Eiffel welcomes PhD students of all nationalities wishing to conduct some or all of their thesis research in one of our laboratories.

Are you a master's student who would like to enroll as a PHD student at Université Gustave Eiffel?

Joining Université Gustave Eiffel as a PhD student will give you access to a high-level doctoral programme,  within a university that ranks among the best in the field of sustainable cities!

Applications from international candidates are subject to the same scientific conditions that apply to French students.

Consult Université Gustave Eiffel's thesis offers and find out about the application process

Are you an international phd student willing to spend few months (or more) at Université Gustave Eiffel?

PhD students from all parts of the world can apply to come to Université Gustave Eiffel as part of a mobility programme. The length of their stay can vary from a few weeks to several months.  

The first stage is to find a laboratory and a mentor who will take charge of you. 
Consult the list of our teams here.

Our international support services will then be able to help you throughout the mobility–related procedure.

Fund your mobility

Campus France – Eiffel Excellence Grants

The Eiffel Excellence Grants have been created by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. The Eiffel grant is awarded for a maximum of ten months and stands at approximately €1400 per month.

Find out more

China Scholarship Council (CSC) Grants

Université Gustave Eiffel has an agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences for the creation of CSC scholarships enabling Chinese students and researchers to carry out all or part of their PhD research at Université Gustave Eiffel. This scheme is also open to young research fellows wishing to join usfor a 1-2 year post-doctoral fellowship as well as to researchers (staff) at the beginning of their career wishing to spend 6 to 12 months as visiting scholars.

Chinese candidates from other universities can apply for CSC scholarships for a 1 to 2 year period of scientific study in one of the University's laboratories in the framework of a "joint PhD".  

Contact the Deputy Vice-President for international doctoral policy

Other grant programmes

Campus France offers large catalogue of grants: 
The catalogue  

Researchers, teachers and staff

You would like to join Université Gustave Eiffel as a visiting researcher?

If you would like to come to Université Gustave Eiffel on a research visit, do not hesitate to contact the laboratory you would like to go to directly.

You would like to join Université Gustave Eiffel as a visiting teacher?

To undertake teaching mobility at Université Gustave Eiffel, do not hesitate to contact the teaching structure you would like to go to directly.

You would like to come to University Gustave Eiffel on training mobility

To undertake training mobility at Université Gustave Eiffel, do not hesitate to contact the international support mission.

Fund your mobility

Université Gustave Eiffel encourages international mobility based on an incentive programme that can be accessed by university structures that initiate the process. 

Campus France also has a catalogue of research mobility grants you can apply for. 

The catalogue