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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, received after 5 years of study (300 credits/ECTS).
At the same time, students who have received a 2nd cycle diploma in four years, under regulations in force prior to
the "Bologna" decree, can also be admitted to 3rd cycle studies, on a case-by-case basis.
In order to submit a file, you must have a thesis or dissertation project that is reasonably well-defined, and written permission from a faculty sponsor.
We also invite you to consult the General Rules for Doctorates.
Your complete application file should contain the following items:
The student's application file containing all these items will be submitted to the doctoral college, which will make known its decision as quickly as possible.
Within 20 working days of submission of a complete file, the decision on admission will be sent to the student.
Depending on the situation, the doctoral college will authorize students to register:
After having received your authorization letter from the Admissions Service, you may come in person to the Admissions Office. Registration is open year round. However, If your college requires you to take a test prior to entering 3rd cycle studies
(60 credits maximum), you are required to register for that test before November 30 of the year in question.
A doctorate is a long-term study project that 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 Administration office.
Contact(s) : Admissions Office