SPI Doctoral School

Centrale Nantes is the support institution for the SPI Doctoral School. The SPI (Sciences pour l'ingénieur - Engineering Sciences) Doctoral School provides doctoral students with a first professional experience through 3-year research training and an internationally recognised degree.


For further information on the SPI Doctoral School see the website: ed-spi.u-bretagneloire.fr/en
The Doctoral School is specialised in the following areas:
  • Acoustics
  • Robotics - Mechanics
  • Computer-integrated manufacturing - Mechanics
  • Energetics-Thermal Science-Combustion
  • Civil engineering
  • Process and bioprocess engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Production processes, process and product optimisation
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Mechanics of solids, materials, structures and surfaces
  • Architecture and urban studies
  • Materials engineering
  • Electrical engineering
The institutions involved:
  • Ecole Centrale de Nantes (ECN)
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Brest (ENIB)
  • Ecole Normale Supérieure de Rennes (ENS Rennes)
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées Bretagne (ENSTA Bretagne)
  • Ecole nationale vétérinaire, agroalimentaire et de l’alimentation, Nantes-Atlantique (ONIRIS)
  • Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM)
  • Institut Mines-Télécom Atlantique (IMT)
  • Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA)
  • Université d’Angers (UA)
  • Université de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO)
  • Université de Bretagne-Sud (UBS)
  • Université de Nantes (UN)
  • Université du Maine (UM)
  • Université de Rennes 1 (UR1)
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Nantes (ENSAN)
  • Ecole Supérieure du Bois (ESB)
Published on November 9, 2017 Updated on January 6, 2022