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Drapeau de la France
When? 12th and 13th January 2017
---->  Check out our PhD Welcome video here !

                                 Important: Registration deadline: 15th December 2016

The seminar welcomes 1st year PhD students who:

  • registered in their 1st doctoral year in a doctoral school of the Nord – Pas-de-Calais

  • were not living in France during the year prior to their registration for the seminar


The purpose of this seminar is to welcome international PhD students arriving in France for their first doctoral year and help them integrate by:

  • giving them to opportunity to start building a network that will continue to develop as they work on their thesis
  • providing them with all the practical, logistic and legal information they need to quickly and easily integrate
  • offering to teach them about the general culture of the country and the region
  • giving them information about preparing a PhD in France
  • organizing activities to facilitate their social integration (cultural visits, alumni testimonials).

Download the programme of the seminar



To participate to the seminar, you must subscribe online (until15th December 2016)

                                       *** Free subscription (subscription and restoration costs are covered) ***

  • 1. Complete the application file online
  • 2. Create a poster to introduce yourself to the group (small groups of 5-6 PhD students).
  • 3. Complete the following application form signed by your thesis supervisor and Doctoral School director, and upload it on the website before 15th December 2016.

You will receive a confirmation email.