Simultaneously to the thesis work, the MD-PhD student should take courses, seminars and conferences and take part to local, national and international scientific events. The Doctoral School gives ECTS credits for this training. Obtaining ECTS credits is fully part of the Doctoral program. The conditions are described in the “Directives pour le Doctorat ès Sciences de la vie effectué à la Faculté de biologie et de médecine”. 12 ECTS credits are required at the end of the doctoral studies.
1st year : 4 ECTS credits (minimum) :
2 of these 4 credits should be obtained by participation to 2 tutorials and 2 by participation to seminars, 3rd cycle courses or congresses. Certificates of participation must be sent to the Doctoral school with the first annual report and the related "feuille de route"
Following years of doctoral studies : 8 ECTS credits (minimum) :
Participation to seminars, courses or congresses. Certificates of participation must be sent to the Doctoral school at the latest 4 weeks before the deposit of the thesis manuscript.