Regulations, Committee and Admission

Research committee

In your first year of working contract (Art. 6 of the doctorate regulation), you have to submit a thesis proposal and a training plan to the Research Committee (RC), which gives its opinion and forwards documents to the Dean’s office for approval and final admission. You will find both documents below.


We remind you that the candidate shall be matriculated at UNIL for the entire duration of their doctoral studies.The Admissions Office is responsible for formally determining the candidate’s admissibility.

Access to doctoral studies


Date and deadline

Research committee (RC) meetings 2021 & how to enrol at UNIL

RC meetings                            Pre-enrollment UNIL1  Admission, finalization2     Semester

Tuesday 02.02.21, 12h            before 30.11.20           before 28.02.21                  Sem P21
Soumission before 26.01.21*

Mardi 11.05.21, 12h                 before 31.07.21           before 15.10.21                 Sem A21/22
Soumission before 04.05.21*

Mardi 07.09.21, 10h                 before 31.07.21           before 15.10.21                 Sem A21/22
Soumission before 31.08.21*

Mardi 09.11.21, 10h                 before 30.11.21            before 28.02.22                 Sem P22
Soumission before 02.11.21*

1 Admission office
2 Thank you to contact who will transmit thesis forms to admission office.

*before noon
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