Calendrier récurrent (en cours de construction)

DS Important Dates 2021-2022

Common dates and deadlines per semester

Please check with the academic unit concerned and refer to the specific pages of the website/or formal communication (mail,etc.) for work-term deadlines.
Consult the calendars below to find out more about some important dates and deadlines or recurrent milestones.This information can change without notice.

1st Semester

(Re-)Enrollment for 2021/2022 session begins


Course (selected registration): French course for PhD students

October 1st 2021 to January 14 2022

College Doctoral Starting Webinar: « Ethique, Recherche et Société »

October 27

Holidays – University not closed but service may be slowed down

November 1st, 2020 to November 5, 2020

André Verbert’s Day – DS PhD student congress

Digital edition - recorded online video

Course (selected registration): Animal Experimentation handling course

November 5 to December 17

"Graduate Programme day - Master and doctorial students meeting"

November 26

StartDoc orientation for all incoming grad students, to help bridge the transition to doctorate studies.

December 7

PhD Welcome for all incoming international grad students. A seminar to help the transition to doctorate studies.

December 8 & 9

(Tuition fees) Payment deadline

December 17

University closed for the winter break from December 22 to January 2 inclusive.

December 22, 2021 to January 2, 2022

Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for students enrolling or starting their program in October.


Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for Health PhD students enrolling or starting their program in November


Final date to submit final doctoral theses to DS and DAS for a defence before the end of the civil year (in any cases, request is due 8 weeks before the defence)
without having to enrol in next academic year


Recommended CSI report transmission to DS deadline


Deadline for standard admission in doctoral program (appart from Joint or Double diploma, CIFRE, …)

Late November

2nd Semester

Course (selected registration): Integrity in Research Day

date to come

PhD Job Day:

  • CV Analysis: February 3 & 4
  • Workshops: February 14 & 15
  • Recruitment day: February 22

Opportunity day

February 24

Challenge Doc

March 30 to April 1st

Doctoriales Hauts-de-France

date to come

Course (selected registration): MC - La chromatographie en phase supercritique, une technique verte pour la purification chirale : de l’échelle analytique à l’échelle semi-préparative.


Doctoriales, La suite...

June 23

MT180s 2022

date to come

University closed for the summer break from July 22 to August 15 inclusive.

July 22, 2022 to August 15, 2022

Enrollment deadline for CIFRE

Late April

Deadline for supervisors to propose Doctoral position to the entrance Exam for Doctoral Contracts


Application deadline for the International Selection for foreign PhD candidates


Submitting the application to the entrance Exam for Doctoral Contracts (candidates)

usually late april

Examinations - Entrance Exam for Doctoral Contracts

late may, early june

Derogatory extension requests (lenght of the thesis)