PhD at ISAE-SUPAERO
A world leader in aerospace engineering higher education, with its engineers and master of sciences programs, ISAE-SUPAERO offers a rich and diverse PhD program, leading to the PhD degree, the highest diploma delivered by the institute, recognized internationally.
A member of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées Federal University, ISAE-SUPAERO is accredited by 5 doctoral schools and is the leading institution of the Aeronautics-Astronautics (AA) doctoral school. Research activities are conducted in six common research groups with ONERA (the French aerospace lab) and the Clément Ader Institute, covering a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines related to aeronautics and space: aerodynamics and propulsion, materials and structures, embedded systems, communication networks, automatic control, human factors, electronics, signal processing.
The PhD program @ISAE-SUPAERO benefits from various funding sources and is strongly in touch with the aerospace industry. It constitutes a training of excellence in and through research and an exciting professional experience in an environment of strong scientific innovation.
Doctoral program organization
The doctoral program entails 3 years training in and through research and constitutes a first professional experience in research. It is organized within the framework of doctoral schools and includes personal research work conducted within a research group, under the supervision of a thesis advisor. It leads to the PhD degree of University of Toulouse delivered by ISAE-SUPAERO.
A description of ISAE-SUPAERO PhD program, which gathers information contained in the PhD program section of this web site, can be found in this note.