2022 PhD Welcome Ceremony

The 2022 PhD Welcome Ceremony will be held on November, 24.

  • 23/11/2022

The Welcome Ceremony will be held:

Thursday November 24 from 8:30am

Montaigne - Montesquieu Campus

Build. H - Amphi. Asselain

This morning session dedicated to first year doctoral students is essential for a good start of the PhD at the University of Bordeaux.

It will be followed by the doctoral schools Ceremony in the afternoon from 2:00 pm.

Access map

Access map welcome ceremony


8:30 am

Welcome coffee, registration & goodies (traverses C2 and C3)

9:15 am

Welcome speech from the Director of the Graduate Research School, Roger MARTHAN (Amphi Asselain)

9:20 am

Opening speech from the President of the University, Dean LEWIS

9:25 am

Research at the University of Bordeaux,  Vice-President for Research Nathalie SANS

9:30 am

International opportunities, Vice-President for Internationalization Joanne PAGEZE and Vice-President for International Networks Laurent SERVANT

9:45 am

PhD at the University of Bordeaux, Roger MARTHAN

10:20 am

Video break – Aftermovie Graduation Ceremony

10:22 am

« My thesis in 180s »

2022 Finalist: Joséphine DEMAY – PhD student in Agronomic and Forestry sciences – on the subject: Can global soil phosphorus availability limit organic farming expansion?

10:35 am

Thesis Prize 2022: Presentation of this year’s awardees:

  • Prize “Human and Social Sciences” : Marie PADILLA
  • Prize “Sciences and technologies” : Vincent BERTIN
  • Prix “Health Biology” : Anaïs VIGNOLES
  • Prix “International Jury Special” : Mélissa MACALLI

11:10 am

Doctoral associations

11:15 am

Doctoral students representatives (website, useful contacts at the university)

11:20 am

Partners’ village and raffle (traverse C3)

12:00 pm

Cocktail (traverse C2)

From 2:00 pm

Doctoral schools Welcome Ceremonies on site

7:00 pm to 10:00pm

Welcome party organized by our Welcome Office for International Researchers (BACI) - La Grande Poste, 7 rue du Palais Gallien, Bordeaux (registration only)


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