Submission of PhD projects

The call for PhD subjects for the year 2020 is now open. The supervisors attached to the Doctoral School must use their ADUM account to submit a subject.

  • PhD projects submitted to the Doctoral School’s competition may be submitted until February 2nd, 2020.
  • PhD projects otherwise funded can be submitted at any time.

List of PhD projects

After examination by thejury, validated proposals are posted in two groups.

PhD projects that are not yet guaranteed to be funded, or that require Doctoral School partial funding, are listed on both lists.


  • December 8th: Congratulations to Camille Gennet (AIM) and Eduardo Vitral (IAP) elected PhD student representatives for two years. Great thanks to Nicolas Dagoneau and Elena Bellomi for their service to the doctoral school.
  • December 4th: The 2020 Elbereth conference will take place on February 26th-18th at IAP.
  • November 25th: The PhD advisors are invited to submit their PhD projects from their ADUM account before February 2nd.
  • October 11th: Congratulations to Océane Barraud and Nicolas Oudart, first and second prize of the contest my thesis in 5 minutes from the French Association for Astronomy
  • October 4th, 2019: Kick-off for the 2019-2020 year of the doctoral school in Meudon Observatory. Foreign students are expected at 10am for a special meeting. General meeting at 2pm.
  • September 1st, 2019: Registration at PSL University are now done online only. PhD students must fill in their registration on ADUM, PhD advisors and Lab Heads validate on ADUM only. No more papers to be signed.