Irstea’s 2018 PhD research campaign is officially open!

Would you like to specialize in forestry, ecotoxicology, sociology or aquatic ecology and join a leading environmental research institution? Find out more about the 22 PhD dissertation topics on offer at Irstea and apply online. The offers cover a wide range of fields and are located across our 9 centers in France.

For a list of topics and to find out more about registration and application procedures before May 18, please go to our dedicated web portal:

Discover our current PhD researchers

Irstea, the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, is a Public Scientific and Technical Research Establishment falling within the purview of the Ministries of Research and Agriculture in close collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment.

Its multidisciplinary, action-oriented approach to research and expertise in support of public policy involves strong partnerships with French and European universities, schools and research organizations as well as economic entities and public authorities. The institute is a founding member of AllEnvi and the European PEER network. Irstea has been a certified Carnot Institute since 2006.