Doctoral program between the University of Montpellier and CNRS Lebanon

Call for entries 2024-2025

The University of Montpellier (UM) and the National Council for Scientific Research of the Republic of Lebanon (CNRS-L) wish to strengthen their partnership on themes of common interest around "Nourish, Care, Protect". To this end, they are funding two doctoral research contracts for 2024-2025, as part of an international thesis co-direction program between the UM and a Lebanese higher education or research institution. These grants are exclusively intended for students of Lebanese nationality, holding a Master's degree (or equivalent) recognized as such by both institutions.

This joint call for applications aims to identify collaborative projects between research teams or teacher-researchers at the University of Montpellier and Lebanese research units recognized by CNRS-L.

The priority themes for 2024-2025 are as follows:

  • Cultural heritage
  • Social sciences
  • Water management
  • Economy of conflict zones
  • Sociology and political science
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Pest and exotic species
  • Medical sciences
  • Education
  • Sciences of human movement


The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, May 10, 2024.