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Every year, the Digital Public Health Graduate Program of the University of Bordeaux opens an international PhD call for doctoral fellowships.

Candidate profile

The PhD program is open to doctoral students from all fields relevant to Digital Public Health, regardless of their field of study of origin. Eligible students are expected to hold a Master of Science in one major discipline (e.g. public health, informatics, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, sociology, etc.). The subject of the thesis must be related to digital public health.

Furthermore, the PhD student is expected to:

  • Have a thorough training in research skills,
  • Prove an excellent academic and scientific level,
  • Be fluent in English, both oral and written (C1),
  • Be able and willing to work in an interdisciplinary environment.

How to apply?

Complete applications must be submitted electronically on the dedicated platform by the date specify in the following calendar.

Please note that inadmissible or incomplete applications will not be transmitted to the selection committee.

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If the candidate do not obtain a PhD position in Digital Public Health, (s)he can apply to one of the opportunities offered by the doctoral school SP2.

One admitted, the candidate will be able to apply to the Digital Public Health PhD cohort.


Succesfull applicants will be expected to register at the University of Bordeaux. Please, find more information here.

Acceptance into the program implies the payment of the University of Bordeaux tuition fees:

  • Annuel registration fees are calculated according to the University of Bordeaux rules and regulations: 380 € in 2018/2019.
  • 91 € for the mandatory contribution to student life facilities.

Engagement of the doctoral student

The doctoral student commit to mention the PIA3 funding (Investment for the Future) from which the EUR DPH benefits, with its project reference, for any publication or research result resulting from a visit or a project supported by the EUR DPH.

Project reference: L’EUR DPH bénéficie d’une aide de l’Etat gérée par l’Agence Nationale de la Recherche au titre du programme d’investissement d’avenir portant la référence 17-EURE-0019. // This PhD program is supported within the framework of the PIA3 (Investment for the future). Project reference 17-EURE-0019.

Updated on 27/06/2019


Digital Public Health Graduate Program

Université de Bordeaux
146 rue Léo Saignat
33000 Bordeaux