PhD Subjects

Contributing to the training of future marine scientists  is one of Ifremer’s key objectives. Each year, Ifremer participates in the supervision of more than 150 PhD.

Ifremer offers PhD studentships for academics or engineers having a Master 2 or equivalent qualification allowing them to enroll in a doctoral school.

These grants, which represent a monthly gross value of roughly 1,900 € (amount in 2018), are awarded for a maximum duration of 3 years and are intended for students preparing their PhD thesis in Ifremer's laboratories and/or laboratories having a formal partnership with Ifremer, for instance through joint research units, Unités Mixtes de Recherche (UMR).

The proposed research topics correspond to Ifremer priorities and contribute to education through research. They have been selected by an internal committee, based on an evaluation made by external experts in Ifremer’s disciplines.

Pages 1 to 4 of the application form has to be completed by the candidate in relation with the Scientific Contacts at Ifremer whose name(s) is (are) mentioned in the list of PhD subjects. The completed form has to be sent then to the Scientific contact(s).The deadline for the applications is on the 30th June 2018, nevertheless we will recommend you to apply as soon as possible. The PhD contracts will start on the 1st of October 2018.