Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Programs

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 is involved in supervision and training of doctoral students. The 300 doctoral students annually present on the Institut Pasteur campus are an integral part of the Institut Pasteur community. The Doctoral Office and the Tutoring team are in charge of boosting their training in research.

Doctoral and post-doctoral programs

Pasteur-Paris University International doctoral program

The Institut Pasteur organizes a doctoral program in collaboration with the universities Paris-Descartes, Paris-Diderot, Pierre and Marie Curie, and Paris-Sud, for students holding a master degree or the equivalent in science...

Médecine Sciences Doctoral Program

Les bouleversements scientifiques et les progrès technologiques récents transforment radicalement l’exercice de la médecine et de la recherche biomédicale.

EMHE Program

Enhancing Mobility in Health and Environment between Latin-American and Carribean countries and Europe

Institut Pasteur International Network Doctoral Program 

Institut Pasteur International Network Post-Doctoral Program 

Each year the Institut Pasteur Department of International Affairs allocates funding to promote and aid completion of postdoctoral internships for both French and foreign scientists in institutes of the Institut Pasteur International Network located outside mainland France.


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


Thesis and ceremony

Thèses et cérémonie 2014

Ceremony for newly graduated students

Since 2013, the Institut Pasteur organizes each year a ceremony for the students who have graduated during the year.




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