Preparatory PhD Project Certificate (PPPC)


Participating in the Preparatory PhD Project certificate (PPPC) offers you the opportunity to develop a strong foundation for a successful career in research. The three month seminar is hosted in French and in English in the fall.

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Explore the different tools used in research. Learn how to ask pertinent research questions and how to develop your project in order to prepare a strong presentation for your thesis defence. Throughout the course, you’ll be supported by a team of experienced administrators, faculty members and research units.

 

Participant eligibility

  • All Master graduates from ULiège or another accredited institution of higher education who are considering pursuing a doctoral programme and interested in the occupation of a researcher;
  • All candidates for a PhD grant who are able to present their research project and develop their competencies, regardless of whether their funding requests are approved;
  • All active professionals who have successfully completed a graduate degree and would like to begin a PhD in a field related to their current profession.

Applicants must provide formal documentation authenticating the possibility of pursuing doctoral studies within the system in which they graduated.

Applicants must identify and be accepted by a supervisor who is a faculty member of the University of Liège in order to be considered for the certificate.

Upcoming sessions

In 2021, the sessions will take place simultaneously in French and in English:

Spring session : 1 February to 21 May 2021
The programme will begin on 15 February. In light of the current health situation and upon national recommendations, all candidates who are not currently living in Belgium are requested to self-quarantine for 14 days prior to the start of the programme.

Autumn session: 6 September to 15 December 2021
The programme will begin on 20 September. In light of the current health situation and upon national recommendations, all candidates who are not currently living in Belgium are requested to self-quarantine for 14 days prior to the start of the programme.

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Registrations

Registration for the Spring session are open, via an online registration form.

Closing date : November 20th, 2020

iconeAttentionIn light of the evolving circumstances regarding Covid-19, the University of Liège reserves the right to modify, postpone or cancel the certificate. Applicants will be notified of changes as necessary.
Contact
Administration Recherche et Innovation - CUPPD

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