Thesis defence

Thesis Committee

The Institution President nominates the Thesis Committee, relying on the opinion of the Doctoral School Director and the Thesis Director. The committee shall include from 4 to 8 members, half of them being French (or Foreigners), outside of the Doctoral School and of the Institution in which the Student applied, and chosen for their scientific or professionnal skills ( being similar to the thematic of the student's work).

The defense shall be public, except if the thesis is officially confidential (in this case, the Institution President will accept a derogation).

Before the defense, the Thesis abstract shall be published inside the Institution (or institutions in case of joint thesis agreement).


Thesis Front Pages

During the doctoral committee on  22nd February 2018, the front pages patterns have been approved for each doctoral school and institution, according to the pattern created on 6th July 2017 by the Commission de l' École des Docteurs.

You can find the Thesis front pages of the ED 3M below:

Historical thesis defence

Olders defence thesis are available on the website AMETHIS

(Imprimerie Nationale's typographical conventions)