What you want

  • To receive training in and through scientific research in the  absorbing profession of the researcher;
  • To become a recognised expert in your discipline;
  • To develop the qualities that are indispensable to the exercise  of the serious responsibilities that will be entrusted to you in companies and research centres in Belgium and abroad.


  • Doctoral training (60 credits) bringing together the leading specialists from all French-speaking Belgian universities.
  • Research work leading to the preparation and writing of your doctoral thesis, in close collaboration with your supervisor(s), as part of a research team and in contact with the international scientific community.


Admission conditions

  • Access to the doctorate is reserved for holders of a masters degree representing initial training of at least 300 credits (ECTS).
  • All admissions are subject to prior acceptance by a supervisor and the doctoral committee.


Employment prospects

  • An academic career in Belgium and abroad;
  • Director of research in companies, universities and research centres;
  • Senior management in large companies;
  • Experts in innovative fields;
  • Creators of businesses (spin-offs).

List of Doctorate