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2022 PhD Graduation Ceremony

Doctoral school Article published on 01 January 2020 , Updated on 08 July 2022

The sixth edition of the Université Paris-Saclay PhD Graduation Ceremony will be held on July 1, 2022, at CentraleSupélec

Université Paris-Saclay organizes a graduation ceremony in honor of its PhDs! In light of the past two years' issues, and unless last-minute gouvernment contraindication, the 2022 ceremony will gather all the PhDs who defended between the January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.

Participation to the PhD's graduation ceremony

  1. Eligibility
    To be eligible for the 2022 edition of the doctoral graduation ceremony, you must:
    - Have defended your thesis between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021
    - AND have made and validated your second deposit
    - AND made your request for the production of your diploma before May 31, 2022, by using the form provided for this purpose in ADUM
  2. Pre-registration
    Doctors must pre-register on Adum, from Monday April 4 to Thursday June 6, 2022
  3. Registration confirmation
    Via a Sphinx form open from Tuesday May 10 to Monday June 6, sent to pre-registered doctors
  4. Invitation
    Electronic invitations will be sent to doctors during the week of June 17. Without them, it is impossible to attend the ceremony.

These steps are necessary and mandatory in order to attend the 2022 PhD's graduation ceremony. Anyone not registered for the graduation ceremony will be denied access to the graduation ceremony.

Program of the day

  • 1:45 pm: doctor's arrival
  • 3:00 pm: guests' arrival 
  • 3:45 pm: amphitheatre's doors close 
  • 4:00 pm: beginning of the ceremony
  • 7:30 pm: end of the ceremony
  • It is followed by a festive moment around a cocktail

The detailed program for this day will be sent the week of June 17, 2022.

Follow the ceremony online

The ceremony will be record on videos and photos, used for the communication needs of the Université Paris-Saclay. Photos and videos will then be given to you.

  • Your registration and participation to the ceremony, for the doctors and the accompanying persons, mean that you accept the non-commercial transfer of image rights on any support and for any use in the above context.
  • We commit ourselves not to use any image of minors.
  • For further information, please contact: ceremonie.doctorat@universite-paris-saclay.fr

Access to the live

Usefull informations

  • To collect your diploma during the ceremony, you will need to bring an identity document
    No duplicates will be delivered
    No diploma will be delivered by derogation this day
  • For reception and logistical reasons, doctoral graduates cannot invite more than 2 people
  • Proper clothes are required (no sneakers, no winter boots, no hat)
  • The gown, the scarf and the cap are offered to you

Adress of the PhD's Graduation Ceremony

CentraleSupélec, Bâtiment Eiffel
Amphitéâtre Michelin
3, rue Joliot Curie
91190 GYF-SUR-YVETTE

Frequently asked questions

For organizational reasons, we cannot register you for the graduation ceremony if you have not registered before the application deadline.

  • The ceremony takes place at CentraleSupélec, in the Michelin Amphitheater of the Eiffel Building
    8, rue Joliot-Curie
    91190 GYF-SUR-YVETTE
  • Doctors must report to the site at 1:45 p.m.
  • Their guests are expected from 3 p.m.
  • The ceremony begins at 4:00 p.m. and the amphitheater doors close at 3:45 p.m.
  • The ceremony includes an intermission and closes at 7:30 p.m.
  • It is followed by a festive moment around a cocktail

The Michelin amphitheater has a capacity of 1,000 people. It is therefore not possible to present yourself accompanied by more than two people.

  • Three invitations (maximum) will be sent to doctors. One in their name(s), the other two (if applicable) in the names of their guests
  • Without an invitation, you will be denied access to the graduation ceremony

It is totally possible. 

  • The ceremony is long and takes place in the summer. The location may be noisy and hot. You will need to arrange for a chaperone to watch your children as the graduates and their guests will be separated.

We will follow the health protocol, according to the governmental measures. 

The doctoral graduation ceremony will be broadcast live and then on Youtube, in order to allow those unable to attend on site to attend. The link will be communicated on this page.

  • Your registration and participation in the ceremony, for doctors and accompanying persons, constitutes acceptance of the non-commercial transfer of image rights on any medium and for any use in the above context.
  • We promise not to use any images of minors.

Unfortunately, this is not possible. We can only provide a gown to the participants of the ceremony.

If you have any questions about the diplomas, feel free to consult our FAQ via this link: https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/faq-doctorat#dipl%C3%B4mes 

  1. You have not completed the Adum pre-registration form
    You don't have to do anything
  2. You have completed the Adum pre-registration form and wish to withdraw
    You can complete the confirmation form by answering "no" to the participation question

You can still get your diploma through different procedures.