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At ENS Paris-Saclay, students get involved in the School’s research laboratories from a very early stage and benefit from close, committed interaction with leading academics and researchers from all over the Université Paris-Saclay doctoral landscape.


The Doctoral College oversees all graduate research conducted in ENS Paris-Saclay’s laboratories and research teams.  It forms part of Université Paris-Saclay’s doctoral landscape.

ENS Paris-Saclay’s laboratories take an active part in Université Paris-Saclay’s ambitious strategy for doctoral training.  They are involved in 12 of the university’s 20 doctoral schools:

All PhD students enrolled on an administrative level at ENS Paris-Saclay are supervised academically through one of these 12 doctoral schools. After successfully defending their thesis, they are awarded an internationally recognized PhD from Université Paris-Saclay.

Paris-Saclay Doctorate

The creation of a unique Université Paris-Saclay doctorate was one of the main commitments of our IDEX project. Our ambition is to create a doctorate degree which can be a flagship of Université Paris-Saclay and contributes as such to its international visibility. 

Doctoral training at Université Paris-Saclay is organized to fullfill the missions associated with the national accreditation by the ministry of higher education, and the principles for innovative doctoral training in europe.