Phase 1: Call for thesis proposals
November to December 1st, 2017
PhD thesis proposals for Chinese students:
Phase 2: Call for PhD applications
From December 1st, 2017 to March 1st, 2018
Send your application to the International Affairs Office international.strategy@ens-lyon with all the documents required:
- CV of the applicant (level of English and/or French)
- Cover letter in English or French
- Signed CV of the thesis director
- CSC application form filled in and signed by the thesis director
- Letter of acceptance signed by the thesis director at the ENS de Lyon (describing the thesis subject and the context of cooperation).
Cette lettre doit être visée par le Directeur du laboratoire et le Directeur de l’Ecole doctorale.
Following the inter-ENS committee, the International Affairs Office will establish a Pre-admission letter signed by ENS de Lyon for the selected candidate.
Phase 3: Selection of applications
Early March, 2018
Within the agreement between the Group of 4 French ENS and the China Scholarship Council (CSC), ENS Lyon is launching the PhD call for applications intended to recruit high-level-students that wish to carry out a thesis in its research laboratories.Phase 4: Application procedure in China
From March 20th, 2018 to April 5th, 2018
Selected candidates apply on the CSC website: http://apply.csc.edu.cn
Applicants must specify that they are applying as part of the specific ENS-CSC program.Phase 5: Registration procedure in France
Before August 2018
Double registration (online) of selected PhD students at ENS Lyon: http://www.ens-lyon.fr/formation/inscription-scolarite/premiere-inscription-en-doctorat