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: 




Pasteur-CNAM School of Public Health

Pasteur-CNAM School of Public Health

The Institut Pasteur and CNAM (French National Conservatory of Arts and Trades) have pooled their respective expertise to form the Pasteur-CNAM School of Public Health and offer a specialist Masters in Public Health, in partnership with EHESP (French School of Public Health).

Ecole Pasteur-Cnam de santé publique



Institut Pasteur and the Pasteur International Network association (PINA) launch the official Pasteur International Courses “PIC” label for the Institut Pasteur International Network’s (IPIN) training programmes, workshops and Massive Open On-Line Courses (MOOCs).



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



Graduate Students’ Office

Graduate Students’ Office, Aims and missions:

  • To foster a community spirit among the approximately three hundred students on campus

  • To explain the intent, and promote the academic and social commitment of Institut Pasteur towards its Graduate students

  • To provide personal support and encouragement throughout the training by research and in innovation

Doctoral Office Institut Pasteur


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