All doctoral training in mathematics are consolidated within the Hadamard Doctoral School of Mathematics (EDMH) for the areas covered by the Université Paris-Saclay and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris.
This training ranges from pure mathematics to the most applied mathematics, including subjects at the interface with mathematics: particularly with economics, IT, mechanical engineering, physics, engineering, and life sciences.
EDMH encompasses 15 institutions belonging to the Université Paris-Saclay and Institut Polytechnique de Paris, as well as a co-accredited institution (via Paris Sciences & Lettres) – the École Normale Supérieure – with 18 host laboratories, more than 300 Ph.D. students, and more than 240 accredited Ph.D. supervisors.
The EDMH is extremely open to international recruitment. EDMH is heavily supported by the Fondation Mathématique Jacques Hadamard (FMJH), and by the Labex de Mathématique Hadamard (LMH) for Ph.D. grants, administrative staff, and funding.
Research in mathematics
At the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, research in mathematics covers all fields ranging from pure mathematics (algebra, analysis, geometry, etc.) to applied mathematics (numerical analysis, scientific computing, mathematical engineering, financial mathematics, modeling, optimization, probability, statistics, etc.).
A very strong emphasis is made on applications in a variety of domains including computer science and artificial intelligence, engineering, mechanics and mathematical physics, financial mathematics, economy.
For the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, the research laboratories depending on EDMH are the following:
Centre de mathématiques appliquées
Centre de mathématiques Laurent Schwartz
Unité de Mathématiques Appliquées de l’ENSTA Paris
Centre de Recherche en Économie et Statistique
All of these institutions are represented at EDMH by a scientific correspondent who is the focal contact point for doctorates and tutors.
There are two ways to enroll for a doctorate at Institut Polytechnique de Paris:
Get into contact with a researcher/professor from one of the IP-Paris laboratories, develop in collaboration with him/her a Ph.D. project, and discuss funding possibilities. This is generally done in the middle of the M2 year when choosing research internships. Once a few compulsory documents have been collected (thesis project, CV, M2 grades, letter of support from the thesis supervisor), one must obtain the agreements from the director of the laboratory and the director of the doctoral school. Then the application can be deposited online on ADUM.
Consult the thesis proposals of IP Paris schools (École Polytechnique, ENSTA Paris, ENSAE Paris, Télécom Paris, Télécom SudParis) some of which are open for applications:
All Ph.D. Topics at EDMH