Doctorate at Centrale Lyon

Arriving as a doctoral student

While the engineering programme forms the basis of education at École Centrale de Lyon, the institute also welcomes students coming to study for a master’s degree or pursuing a doctorate.

École Centrale de Lyon is proud of its top-level research policy that has been recognised internationally and has attracted numerous doctoral students from the world over.

For further information on doctoral studies at École Centrale de Lyon, visit the Doctorate page.

Laboratory-based research project and final-year dissertation

Centrale Lyon’s research laboratories have established long-term bilateral collaborations and partnerships based on agreements with universities around the world.

They can accept international students who wish to conduct a research project or final-year dissertation for a three- to six-month period in their field of specialisation.

The student should contact the laboratory of their choice directly and state the desired period and the research field in which they are interested.