PhD College

The PhD College was created to provide strong support to early career and postdoctoral researchers at UMONS. Aware that our researchers have different ambitions, but are united in their commitment to producing research of the highest quality, our goal is to increase our research culture and to foster an environment in which every researcher without exception will achieve his full potential.
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    The PhD College is the coordination body for activities linked to the PhD, offering to Phd Students and their promotors  visibility and place of expression.
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    The Board sits Four times per annum and has representation from the research student body, senior researchers, senior management,  research institute leaders and academic staff across all faculties and schools of the University
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    In doing a PhD at UMONS, you will be integrated into one of our multidisciplinary research institutes. Here, you will benefit from the varied perspectives that this environment can provide and will enrich your own approach towards your subject of interest.
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    Support and funding of research

    The UMONS’ Knowledge Transfer Office (AVRE) provides researchers and future researchers at UMONS with professional resources dedicated to the development of research and innovation. The AVRE team helps the researchers to find financing for their projects, helps them to prepare their project proposals and with technology transfer. AVRE can advise you and answer any questions you may have during your research activities at UMONS. At the same time, the research council of UMONS supports research with a series of actions.
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    Futur PhD Student at UMONS ?

    Are you interested in a career as researcher ? Would you like to start it by doing a PhD at UMONS? Discover here an indicative list of research topics available within our 10 Research Institutes: Search a thesis topic
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    PhD House

    Under the aegis of PhD College, the PhD House is a place, a space, made available to PhD students and their promoters, concretizing the existence of their community within UMONS. But much more than a place, the PhD House, in collaboration with "PhD College", will offer PhD students the opportunity to initiate and manage their own projects.
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    Cross-disciplinary Courses

    A database lists all the cross-disciplinary courses organised by UMONS. These courses cover 6 themes and are designed to help PhD students and researchers strengthen her soft skills.
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