Our programs and courses

Ever since the introduction of the “Technical Microbiology” course in 1889, education has been a priority at the Institut Pasteur. Institut Pasteur courses are designed for doctoral and 2nd year Masters students of the Greater Paris universities, audit students registered at the Pasteur-CNAM School of Public Health, postdoctoral fellows, scientists and healthcare professionals seeking to update and further their knowledge.

Pasteur courses

With sessions on theory and hands-on practicals, the courses held at the Teaching Center are grouped into themed areas: 

  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Mechanisms of Living Organisms
  • Biology of Microorganisms​
  • Other courses



Internships and pre-doctoral programs

Institut Pasteur

Institut Pasteur and its 120 research laboratories covering various topics in biology can host students registered in a French or a foreign university for an internship.

Doctoral and post-doctoral programs

Institut Pasteur

The Institut Pasteur with its 130 research units is truly a higher-education hotspot for many young scientists. Each Institut Pasteur research laboratory is affiliated to a Doctoral school accredited by a Parisian university and involved in supervision and training for doctoral students. Some 220 doctoral students conduct research projects in Institut Pasteur laboratories.

Ceremony for newly graduated students at Institut Pasteur



Doctoral office

The doctoral office has the following aims:

  • creating a PhD student community at the Institut Pasteur
  • defining, increasing and publicizing the academic and social commitments of Institut Pasteur to PhD students
  • offering to PhD student personal support during their research training
Doctoral Office Institut Pasteur


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