Thesis Defense
Thesis Defense
Find all the current and upcoming thesis defenses at the Université Grenoble Alpes
Doctoral Schools
Doctoral Schools
Find the 13 Thematic Doctoral Schools of the Université Grenoble Alpes.
Maison du doctorat / PhD House
Maison du doctorat / PhD House
The PhD House brings together in the same place a range of services from registration to graduation, including a convivial space for PhD students.


  • PhD « Halloween» Party 2023
    OnOctober 19, 2023
    Saint-Martin-d'Hères - Domaine universitaire
    In October, it's Halloween!
    The weather is still fine for strolling through landscapes that blend orange and green. The pumpkins are maturing. And as the nights fall faster, the doctomonsters emerge....
    Find out more
  • Presentation
    Pursuing an international joint PhD
    OnOctober 12, 2023
    Saint-Martin-d'Hères - Domaine universitaire
    You would like to pursue a joint PhD but you don't know where to start ? Come get all the information you need and ask your questions to the Doctoral College experts and PhD students!
    Find out more
  • Encounter/Debate, Forum, Roundtable
    2023 Edition - PhD Forum :
    How, where and why do a PhD ?
    OnNovember 16, 2023
    An information and discussion event on doctoral studies for all students and student engineers with a bachelor's degree or higher, in all disciplines.
    Accessible worldwide: 100% online, in French and English. The ...
    Find out more
  • Ceremony, Accolade/Award
    PhD Ceremony 2023 - Graduation and thesis awards for the year 2022
    OnJune 22, 2023
    The Université Grenoble Alpes will honor its PhD graduates of the class of 2022. The ceremony will be followed by the Thesis Prize awards, which will be given to 10 UGA PhD students whose thesis work has been judged to b...
    Find out more

Welcome to the Doctoral College of the Université Grenoble Alpes

Maison Jean Kuntzmann
The Doctoral College welcomes 3000 PhD students, 47% of whom are international within its 13 Doctoral Schools. Spearheading the Université Grenoble Alpes, a world-class research university, the Doctoral College relies on a scientific, innovative and dynamic ecosystem, with the presence in particular of research organizations from major European instrument manufacturers, its proximity to CERN, as well as that of major companies.

Located in the heart of the mountains, the Doctoral College has a PhD House (Maison du doctorat) which brings together all the doctoral schools and the services of the Collège (registration, graduation, career center, training, international relations, ...), as well as a space of conviviality and work for PhD students, meeting rooms for the thesis jury and an auditorium for thesis defense.
PhD Students
Doctoral Schools
+ 90
Research Laboratories

Access to the Doctoral College