Language training

Aim: to prepare doctoral students for their future career in an international mobility environment


In the 1st year

  • mock test (mandatory)

From the 1st year

  • Back to Basics: revision of written and oral basics: beginner, intermediate
  • mastering the language: meet the press: current events and issues in English-speaking countries: intermediate, advanced                                           
  • Two-day seminar in professional English
  • Scientific English
  • General English
  • Tutoring

In the final year



  • weekly courses, from beginners to advanced levels
  • intensive sessions for beginners
  • intensive summer courses (organized by the École spéciale des travaux publics, du bâtiment et de l'industrie - ESTP Paris (civil engineering school)
  • scientific expression
  • phonetics and oral expression
  • workshops on French culture and society