PhD programs

PhD Programs

The PhD programs of Institut Polytechnique de Paris adopt a multidisciplinary vision supported by two doctoral schools. IP Paris offers a PhD training program open to the best national and international students that can work in cutting-edge research topics.

Why pursue a PhD at IP Paris?

As a worldwide recognized postgraduate degree of excellence, a PhD degree opens doors to highly skilled jobs in both the private and public sectors. Our doctoral programs are designed to develop outstanding researchers who have a deep understanding of the scientific and practical issues they study. In addition to the academic world, a PhD paves the way for major long-term careers that rely on the specific skills acquired during the doctoral training, which are widely recognized in the socio-economic world for highly qualified employment.

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Research partnerships

Institut Polytechnique de Paris welcomes young researchers from diverse backgrounds to its laboratories to work on their thesis research. Whatever the chosen field of study, students will benefit from the partnerships IP Paris has with major national and international research institutes (CNRS, Inria, CEA, Weizmann Institute of Science…). IP Paris also partners with high-tech companies and major multinational groups. The doctoral theses have a strong collaborative component. They benefit from the CIFRE agreement, the numerous Chairs established in IP Paris and the doctoral training networks and European partnerships.

Entrepreneurial support

From the admission and until graduation, PhD students are accompanied. IP Paris provides personalized follow-up for each PhD student and offers a variety of professional openings, providing the best recruitment opportunities in line with the ambitions of each doctoral student.
The purpose of this support is threefold: to improve the quality of training, to increase the employability of the doctoral student, and to reinforce the opening towards the world of entrepreneurship.

Ambitious Doctoral Schools

The Graduate Program of IP Paris is composed of two doctoral schools: ED IP Paris, co-accredited with HEC and the Hadamard Doctoral School of Mathematics (EDMH), co-accredited with IP Paris, Université Paris-Saclay, and Université PSL.

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of PhD students

find a job in less than 4 months after their thesis defense.
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permanent research professors.

IP Paris benefits from their expertise.
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PhD students

and 230 post-doctoral students with IP Paris.

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On 30 March 2019.

Applications for the IP Paris doctoral degree will be accepted starting on 30 March 2019

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