The cotutelle doctoral program (double degree)

The doctoral student is enrolled in two partner institutions, the University of Bordeaux and a foreign one, in order to obtain two qualifications (double degree).

Currently, the University of Bordeaux has more than 240 cotutelle doctoral students, with nearly 110 partner institutions in Canada, Spain, Germany, Italy, Tunisia, Lebanon, USA etc. The cotutelle doctoral program offers many advantages with respect of the career pursuit :

Exceptional benefits throughout the doctorate period   

  • being a doctoral student in two partner institutions
  • a strong mobility
  • a double expertise in the work supervision
  • access to disciplinary and/or transversal training in both partner institutions
  • a double doctoral degree at the end of a single defense

And many advantages for the career pursuit of doctors:   

  • acquisition of new skills
  • development of an international professional network

How to set up a doctorate in cotutelle?

Do you have any other questions?

You can consult the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Updated on 23/06/2022


Project Officer for the Cotutelle Doctoral Program

Peixotto Campus - Build. A33 – Off. 59
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