Doctoral Research program

ECAM Lyon is associated with the MEGA de Lyon school. The LabECAM is one of the research laboratories associated to MEGA de Lyon and hosts students with a degree A doctorate is a professional research program. This program offered through doctoral schools, allow students to obtain a doctorate after defending a doctoral dissertation at MEGA de Lyon. A doctorate lasts 36 months on average in France.


Admissions depend on the year of application, but generally:

  • Admissions to MEGA de Lyon is open to students with a Master’s degree who have taken advanced scientific courses and have had training in research. Student’s with a research Master’s fulfill this requirement
  • If the student does not have a research Master’s, MEGA de Lyon can require that the student take Master’s-level research classes during the first year of the doctorate. Advancing to the second year of the doctorate will be dependent on passing these classes.

When enrolling for the first time, doctoral students must give a description of their: Dissertation subject, Master’s thesis subject,Résumé, Proof of finances and Academic transcripts.

More information on the MEGA website