Ph.D. programs at Polytech Nantes

Students in their last year of engineering who want to pursue a career in research-related fields, have the opportunity to prepare a pre-doctoral thesis. After that, our Ph.D. students are awarded with the highest degree within the French higher education system. 

Each Ph.D. student joins a research team attached to a specific doctoral School, which has a coordinating role, ensuring the scientific consistency of the candidate's research project.

Research labs and innovation at Polytech Nantes

Polytech Nantes houses 7 world-renowned high-level research laboratories with cutting edge equipment. The strength of these research labs lies in their numerous research contracts with businesses, in particular small companies, as well as in their significant involvement in European and international collaborations.

Our laboratories have a number of academic and industrial partners both in France and abroad.

French and foreign students carry out research projects in these laboratories. The professors conduct research activities alongside their teaching missions. Polytech Nantes welcomes PhD students in its laboratories.

Two fields of research
  • Computer science, Electronics, Electrical engineering
  • Materials, Thermal and Energy science
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Mis à jour le 22 avril 2022.