Ph.D studies

The« EUCLIDE » PhD» school allows students to prepare a thesis in one of the major disciplines of Law and Political Science.

PhD contracts

The « EUCLIDE » PhD School regularly offers PhD contracts for the preparation of a thesis to students holding a Master’s degree.
Find out more about the doctoral contracts of the University of La Rochelle on the La Rochelle University website.

At the end of the PhD course, the PhD constitutes a real professional research experience.

The thesis

In our laboratories

It takes three years to prepare. The logical continuation of a master’s degree, it is approved after the defence of a thesis, by the rank of doctor, which is a final stage of higher education and corresponds to a level of bac + 8 years of study.

  • The laboratory’s theses CEJEP.
  • The laboratory’s theses CEIR.

The Goutelas Seminar

The inter-doctoral seminar on criminal law in Goutelas-en-Forez brings together the Universities of Paris I, Paris X, Montpellier, Poitiers, Limoges and La Rochelle. It gathers professors, lecturers and doctoral students around a common interest: the thesis.

The conditions of admission

To apply for a PhD at La Rochelle University, the candidate must hold a national master’s degree, another degree granting the master’s degree, and more generally have followed a training course in which he or she has demonstrated his or her aptitude for research. In addition, registration requires the agreement of a thesis director, the director of the Laboratory, the director of the PhD program and the director of the PhD school.

Everything about the PhD

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