The center of doctoral studies is not a simple aggregate of doctoral programs, It rather plans to create a dynamic that aims at creating coherence between the different research structures belonging to the Doctoral Studies Center (CEDOC). It provides interdisciplinary trainings on “Man and space in the Mediterranean World”. This training is complementary to those offered by research structures belonging to the center. Thus, the center organizes the following trainings with an hourly volume of 170 hours:
In addition to the above stated trainings, autonomous doctoral students’ initiatives (papers presented at conferences, participation in activities organized by other doctoral programs, etc.) are considered as part of this complementary training.
Procedures to help doctoral degree holders integrate the professional life::
Professional integration should be facilitated in two ways:
Procedures for the follow up of the professional integration of doctoral degree holders:
The establishment of a database with information about all the CEDOC’s alumni is planned. Mechanisms to continue to keep in touch with former doctoral students are also planned, mainly through the organization of alumni associations, and invitations to participate in Doctoral schools.
The planned stipends or doctoral scholarships:
It is intended to encourage students and supervisors to apply for CNRST’s scholarships. This is a priority case for the CEDOC. Some of the trainings which filed an accreditation application have planned doctoral students’ enrollments in funded research projects.
In addition, the CEDOC will encourage the doctoral students to apply for any scholarship offered by its partners.