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Doctoral Education

The PhD is an important step in your academic career, whether you intend to pursue research in academia or a career in industry.


Choose your thesis topic & supervisor

At the University of Luxembourg, doctoral education is organised within doctoral schools, offering training programmes based around research disciplines. 




Meet some of our former PhD researchers

Cyrille Médard de Chardon receives NECTAR award for PhD thesis


Zhe Liu receives the FNR Awards 2016 for Outstanding PhD Thesis


Catherina Schreiber receives the FNR Awards 2015 for Outstanding PhD Thesis






The University also offers the opportunity of joint supervision of dissertations with other institutions of higher education abroad. If you are a new supervisor, or would like to know more about supervision at the University of Luxembourg, check out our page for new supervisors.


Start your doctorate

Check out the following pages to learn more about applying for your doctorate at the University of Luxembourg.



If you have more questions, please contact the Office of Doctoral Studies (Bureau des études doctorales, BED):
Phone: (+352) 46 66 44 6446
Email: phdstudies@uni.lu