Is a doctorate made for me?

You are finishing your Master degree and you are thinking of starting a doctorate? This workshops addresses doctorate' specificities, researcher's career and the benefit of doing a PhD in your career path planning.



[This training will be held in French].

The "AvanThèse" workshop has the following objectives:

  • formulate your questions about the PhD and the interest of training through research for your professional project.
  • Encourage reflection on the characteristics and added value of the PhD.
  • Pool the information held by everyone, stress the importance of a proactive approach and mobilisation of the network.
  • Provide additional information, testimonials and advice.
  • Structure your thinking in the development of your professional project.
  • Prepare to present yourself effectively to your targets.

The day takes place around practical activities:

  • my questions about the PhD universe and training through research.
  • my professional project and the PhD.
Two dates will be proposed in order to inform as many participants as possible.
You will be asked for preparatory work (around 2 hours of work at home).


  • This training is designed for ULB Master's students (students from other FWB universities may apply but will not be given priority).
  • Priority criteria : first-come first-served basis (24 students per session).


This training is held in French.

Upcoming sessions

  • Monday, 13 November 2023 and Friday 17 November 2023, from 10:00am to 4:00pm (face-to-face).
  • Choose the date that best suits you.


  • Registration for the 2023-2024 edition is closed.


  • This training in jointly organised by the Postgraduate Unit (Research Department).
  • Trainer/contact person: Joffrey Baneton (Postgraduate Unit).

Updated on November 20, 2023