Enrolling in the first year of a doctorate

Doctoral enrollment is done in two steps: the pedagogical enrollment at the doctoral school and then the administrative enrollment at the admissions office.

Informations about enrollments

  • Registration fees for the year 2022-2023 : 380 €
  • Student life fees paid to the CROUS (CVEC) : this contribution of 95€ is mandatory for your university enrollment. Download the 2018 and 2019 reports on actions funded at the UBx by the CVEC.
  • The Social Security : French PhD students: If you have a work contract, you must register to the CPAM (Caisse Primaire d’Assurance Maladie). For more information depending on you status, please consult the national website. International PhD students: Contact our Welcome Office for International Researchers through the following accueil.chercheurs@u-bordeaux.fr.
  • Civil liability : It is strongly recommended that you take out additional personal insurance that also includes liability coverage for damage you may cause to others. It is up to you to purchase one from an insurance company of your choice.


Enrollments for the 2022/2023 academic year are now close


You must ensure that you meet all the pre-requisites the prerequisites before following the steps below:

School certificate and student card:

If you are a new student at the University of Bordeaux, your European student card (https://www.etudiant.gouv.fr/fr/c-est-quoi-la-carte-europeenne-etudiante-1009) must be collected at your doctoral school.

Reissue of the student card:

  • In case of loss of your student card, please follow the payment procedurebefore coming to the Admissions Office.
  • In case of theft, please present the associated complaint.

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Updated on 15/02/2023



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