PhD students, researchers, post-docs


Here you can find general information on the FGU’s doctoral programmes and scientific events for junior researchers:

The research guidance of the Franco-German University (FGU) informs you about the funded Franco-German academic events, PhD track programmes and the graduate schools of the FGU.
The research guidance shows the broad spectrum of cooperation programmes between France and Germany. If you are interested in a specific graduate school, please contact the programme director at the respective partner university directly.

The FGU is currently supporting around 150 doctoral candidates on the cotutelle programme.

With “Thèse en ligne”, the FGU offers insight into the wide spectrum of cotutelles successfully completed between France and Germany and thus increases their visibility.
The overview is regularly updated. We would be happy to receive an abstract of your cotutelle dissertation at the following address: promotion-doctorat(at)
Please send your information as a Word or Open Office document on up to three pages (file size less than 6 MB). If possible, the abstract should be in two of the following three languages: German, French, English.

The Association Bernard Gregory (ABG) works to bring doctoral graduates and potential employers together.The cooperation between the Association Bernard Gregory (ABG) and the Franco-German University (FGU) aims to help and support French and German PhD students and PhD holders before and after they start their working life, and also during their careers. This support from the ABG includes an online job portal for recruiters and candidates as well as a database of CVs, covering a wide range of disciplines and job offers from all over the world. The ABG assists young researchers and prepares them for their future careers with specific training programmes.