joint doctorates degrees

This « label » is awarded in addition to the PhD in each institution when the dissertation meets the following requirements:

  • The dissertation authorization is granted if the reports have been duly written by at least two higher education institution professors coming from two EU state members other than the state member where the defense takes place.
  • One member of the board of examiners at least must be part of a higher education institution which itself must be in a EU state member other than the state member where the defense takes place.
  • One part of the defense must be carried out in a EU language, other than the national language(s) of the country where the defense takes place.
  • This dissertation must have been partly prepared during at least a three-month stay in another EU state member.