The doctorate is research training leading to the degree of Doctor.
It takes three years or more depending on the discipline.
The doctorate is a real professional experience, allowing to open up to other practices such as management and communication. It allows access to careers in public or private research, but also in all sectors that require analytical and synthesis skills, rigor, autonomy, creativity, perseverance and implement complex issues.
Preparing for a doctorate is demanding work which involves different actors and which engages the doctoral student in high-level scientific research.