Support at each stage


Thesis offer

The Thesis platform at Université Bretagne Loire lists all the theses on offer. The thesis supervisors can provide a thesis subject and financing, for which PhD candidates can apply. 

Administrative tracking tool 

To provide doctoral students with help in their studies and administrative procedures, two applications have been created:

A unified application for doctoral students in Brittany and the Loire region is being developed. 


Face-to-face and e-learning courses 

The Doctorate School at Université Bretagne Loire, the doctoral centres on the site and the individual doctoral schools provide PhD candidates enrolled in the member schools at Université Bretagne Loire with a wide-ranging offer of cross-disciplinary courses. Through these courses, PhD students can develop the skills needed for their future career.

Online courses: platform of assistance for document tools for PhD students

Formadoct provides PhD students with online courses leading to a complete mastery of scientific information.

Innovative workshops and entrepreneurship 

Université Bretagne Loire, the SATT (“Society for Accelerating Technology Transfers”) Ouest Valorisation and the PEPITES (“Student hubs for innovation, transfers and entrepreneurship”) provide PhD students with training in entrepreneurship.
The aim is to transmit the skills needed to give access to jobs in the private sector or to guide PhD candidates in launching innovative start-ups.

Observatory for career progression for doctoral researchers

The Observatory carries out studies to help monitor the career of PhD graduates.