2021 Call for doctoral studentship applications


INED is recruiting :

3 doctoral students on three-year contracts


Informations of the current procedure:

The The call for application is now closed.

On July 5, 2021, the admissions committee approved the following classification :

Publication of results

Recruitment calendar:

28 May 2021 at 12:00 PM (noon, Paris time): Application deadline
(We recommend finalizing the application at least two business days before the deadline)
July 2021: Publication of results
1 October 2021: Contract start date


The applicant must fulfil the following three criteria : 

  • Applicants must hold, or complete during the current academic year (2020-2021), a Master’s degree (M2) or equivalent in a discipline related to the population sciences and qualifying them for admission to a PhD programme in a French or foreign university.
  • Applicants must be enrolled (first enrollment) in a doctoral programme in a French or foreign university for the academic year 2021-2022.
  • The thesis director or the co-director of the thesis must be a researcher of INED. Candidates are called upon to directly solicit a researcher from INED in relation to their research theme.
  • There are no criteria in terms of age or nationality.


How to apply ?

1.       Read the accompanying documents :

2021 call for post-doctoral applications
2021 INED mentor’s list
Charter for PhD students

2.       Create a user account at the following address: 


3.       Required from the Ined supervisor :

Make sure of the submission of supervisor’s forms (before 28 May 2021 at 12:00 PM, noon, Paris time)