Doctoral students have the support of a rich intercultural context and the school's business and university networks.
IMT Atlantique covers 20 doctoral specialities within the five doctoral schools in the Brittany and Pays de la Loire regions with which it is co-accredited.
IMT Atlantique offers these thesis students quality scientific supervision (290 lecturers of whom over 90 are authorised to direct research) and personalised monitoring.
THE SETTING OF YOUR THESIS AT IMT ATLANTIQUE:
35% of doctoral students enrol under a doctoral contract
20% enrol under a CIFRE contract (Industrial Research Training Convention)
15% enrol under an international cotutelle
64% foreign students representing 34 nationalities
DISTRIBUTION OF DOCTORAL STUDENTS BY IMT ATLANTIQUE DOCTORAL SCHOOL
Since 2008, IMT ATLANTIQUE has been co-accredited within the Brittany Pays de la Loire Community of Universities and Institutions (Comue UBL), and authorised to deliver the PhD diploma in the 20 specialisations covered by the accreditation of its five regional doctoral schools according to the following distribution diagram.
N.B.: From the start of the 2017-2018 university year, the doctoral schools have become inter-regional and are to be restructured.
- IMT Atlantique also hosts doctoral students from the DEGEST and SHOS doctoral schools in the Department of Social Sciences and Management (SSG) and the Department of Business Intelligence, Social Sciences and Information (LUSSI) respectively.
- IMT Atlantique enables its doctoral students attached to the ED SPIGA to obtain a double "erasmus mondus" European PhD through a programme known as EMJD SELECT
OPTIMISED SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION
Doctoral students are assisted throughout the three years of the doctorate. They benefit from quality supervision by internationally recognised lecturers and have access to a range of training opportunities to assist them throughout the duration of their thesis.