The 3rd cycle is the highest level of university studies.
It includes :
Admission to 3rd cycle studies is reserved for students who are holders of a Master's diploma (2nd cycle or equivalent), received after 5 years of study (300 credits/ECTS)
You can apply for admission into a 3rd cycle program if you have :
In order to be certain that your diploma allows you to register for a doctoral programme, please consult the General Rules for Admission.
We also suggest that you consult the General Rules for Doctorates.
If you want to begin 3rd cycle studies at ULg, you are required to furnish the Admissions Office with the following documents:
On a case-by-case basis the doctoral college in this instance may permit you to register:
After having obtained a letter authorizing you to register, you may come in person to the Registrar's office. Registration is open year round. However, if the college requires you to take a test prior to 3rd cycle work (60 credits maximum), you must sign up for it before November 30 of the academic year in question.
A doctorate is a long-term study project, which lasts at least 3 years. That's why it's important to make sure that adequate sources of funding are available.
A doctorate can be financed by using:
For more information concerning paying for doctoral programmes, please call the Research and development administration.
Contact(s) : Admissions Department