Apply for a PhD

or apply for a Post-Doc

This site presents research projects proposed by Laboratories of the Group of Ecoles Centrale (Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, and Paris).

They have been established in the framework of the cooperation agreement signed between these five scientific / teaching French establishments and the China Scholarship Council.

These research projects are proposed to Chinese students in order to prepare PhD in one of the French laboratories of Ecoles Centrale with the financial support of the China Scholarship Council.

The detailed descriptions of the proposed subjects are given in files that could be read with Acrobat Reader. Please refer to the following table that summarizes the subjects. You can apply up to 3 subjects.

In order to submit your application for one or more research subjects, you should:

  1. Fill in the form accessible here (application form).
  2. Deposit the following documents (use only pdf) These documents are to be provided in a zipped folder while filling the application form. They should also be sent by email to the GEC liaison person :
Bâtiment D5, 2ème étage
Ecole Centrale de Lyon
36, Avenue Guy de Collongue
69134 Ecully Cedex

Tel: + 33 472186566

The following agenda is planned:

For further information about the CSC, please contact:


电话/Tel:86-10-66093931  66093571

Division of European, Asian and African Affairs
China Scholarship Council (CSC)
Level 13, Building A3
No. 9 Chegongzhuang Avenue
Beijing 100044
P.R. China