The enrolment campaign for the 2021/2022 period is open for PSL & UPSaclay

The doctoral school organizes an event for each promotion each year.
Participation in these events is mandatory.


Welcome meeting of the doctoral school (1st year)

A welcome meeting for new PhD students is organized each year (in November). The objective of this meeting is an explanation of the functioning of the Doctoral School, mainly in relation with follow up and additional training.  There will be a speaker talking about ethics in science. Alumni of the Doctoral School  have also been invited to share their experience and their professional careers.


Scientific day (2nd year)

A scientific day for doctoral students of the second year is organized every year (in June).

This meeting is organized by voluntary doctoral students.
It consists of several oral presentations (15 to 20 minutes, preferably in English) given by the PhD students ,
as well as a posters session, with awards ceremony for the best poster.

The sientific day will take place on Tuesday June 16th, 2020  
Ecole Normale Supérieure, Amphithéâtre Jaurès ,
24, rue Lhomond 75005 Paris

— Scientific day  postponed to a  later date —



Career pursuit workshop (3rd year)

An event devoted to the employment of doctors is organized by the ED ,
aimed at doctoral students in the 3rd year.
It consists in a presentation of the employment figures of doctors
and continues with a round table of speakers from different professional sectors.

It will take place on Thursday January 14th, 2021
by videoconference


 PDF Version (French)

Program :

  • 5:00 p.m -5.15 p.m : Employment of PhD: general presentation by Faustine Bizet,
    Recruitment consultant at Adoc Talent Management (consulting firm specialized in the employment of PhD)

  • 5.15 p.m -6.30 p.m : Round-table bringing together stakeholders representing different socio-economic sectors :
    • Claire Lebouteiller, R&D Project Manager, Bforcure
    • Pierre Vernaz-Gris, Technical Project Manager, Cailabs
    • Thierry Yvain, Internal R&T Program Manager, ArianeGroup
    • Jean-Philippe Bouchaud,  Founder, Director of Research, Capital Fund Management
    • Faustine Bizet, Recruitment Consultant, Adoc Talent Management
    • and the  board of the Doctoral School Physique en Ile-de-France




Previous events :


2020-21 :


 2019-20 :


2018-19 :


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2015-16 :

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