Funding opportunities

The University of Bordeaux offers many funding opportunities to start a doctorate in one of its doctoral schools.

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The contractual doctoral student has the dual status : student and University employee. This guide informs you of the HR regulations concerning each newly recruited contractual doctoral student...

Call for Interdisciplinary Doctorate Program

Every year, the Graduate Research School of the University of Bordeaux opens an interdisciplinary call for doctoral fellowships intended to promote research cooperation between the departments.

Call for Disability Doctorate Program

The Graduate Research School offers any student with disability wishing to enter a doctoral program the opportunity to submit an application.

Funding programs for international students

There are funding programs dedicated to international candidates and designed to support their research stay in France

Funding programs for international mobility

The Graduate Research School supports the mobility of doctoral students and offers funding for research stays abroad

Graduate Programs : calls for application

Every academic year, our three Graduate Programs offer doctoral fellowships to international candidates. Find out more about their application calendar and eligibility criteria on their websites.

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Complementary Missions

A contractual doctoral student may, in addition to his or her research activity, carry out a complementary teaching activity for a maximum of 64 hours of teaching distributed over the academic year.