Research degrees

Centrale Nantes offers of a wide variety of Master specialisms, which combine high-level theoretical training with valued professional skills. In addition, four Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees, recognized for their quality and excellence by the European Union, and four Advanced Masters (Masters Spécialisés ®) complete the Centrale Nantes offer.

In addition to the doctorate specialisation, the final year of the engineering programme offers students the possibility to undertake a research internship in one of the school’s research groups. This represents a key step towards the PhD, a real first professional experience in research.

Phd Student Profiles


Benoit H, PhD

"Centrale Nantes is, quite simply, at the cutting edge of innovation in many fields"

Mathieu I, PhD

"At Centrale Nantes, you can confidently prepare your career by taking advantage of an incredible diversity of tracks and activities to follow leading to real job satisfaction"


Published on March 24, 2017 Updated on March 15, 2019