1st year Thesis registration

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1st year Thesis registration

The registrations in 1st year of thesis are done between July 1st and October 31st. However, some registrations are still possible beyond this timeline, for doctoral students with particular financing (CIFRE...).

The pedagogical registration is done at the doctoral training centre - Antenne UHA of the Collège doctoral de site.


Registration package

Download the registration form, to be completed and signed by the doctoral studant, the thesis supervisor and the laborator director and submitted to the secretariat of the UHA Antenna of the Collège doctoral de site for signature by the head of doctoral training and the Vice-President for Research:

  • for doctoral students in Exact sciences (ED 182, 222, 269), the documents must be sent to the UHA Antenna of the Collège doctoral by e-mail to ed.sciences @ uha.fr, specifying in the subject "Pedagogical registration ED-SE-DX-Name-Surname",
  • for doctoral students in Humanities and social sciences (ED 101, 221, 519, 520), the documents must be sent to the UHA Antenna of the Collège doctoral de site by e-mail to ed.shs @ uha.fr, specifying in the subject "Pedagogical registration ED-SHS-DX-Name-Surname".

This registration form must be sent with the following documents.

Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Documents to be transmitted:

  • the registration file for the 1st year of the thesis,
  • a letter from the future thesis director introducing the application (list of documents), the candidate and the thesis project, with visas from the director of the research unit,
  • a certificate of funding indicating the source of funding and its net or gross monthly amount for three years: the amount must be at least at the level of a doctoral contract of the University (1866€ monthly gross on October 1st 2022). Holders of a doctoral contract awarded by the ED are exempted from providing this document,
  • a detailed curriculum vitae describing in particular the applicant's academic background with a list of works if applicable,
  • the certificate of achievement or copy of the master's degree (with translation if necessary),
  • a copy of the final transcripts of the master's degree (year bac+4 and bac+5),
  • the thesis reporting form STEP (english),
  • have read the doctoral declaration (french or english) and have it signed by the different parts,
  • the individuel training agreement (CIF) to be sent within 6 months after your registration.

N.B. : applications for registration in D1 from candidates who do not have a doctoral contract must be validated by the Doctoral commission concerned.

Useful documents to complete the application form:

Documents to be read and approved (signature) in the registration file :

Once you have received an e-mail from the secretariat of the UHA Antenna of the Collège doctoral de site confirming the transmission of your file to the scolarité centrale, you must finalise your registration by following step 2.


For doctoral students recruited under a UHA doctoral contract (CDE)

To set up a doctorat contract, you must be registered with the doctoral training centre - Antenna of the Collège doctoral de site.

The start of the doctoral contract will begin at the earliest on October 1st of each year. You cannot start work without having signed your employment contract with the Human Resources Department.

As soon as you are admitted to the UHA Antenna of the Collège doctoral de site, contact the human resources manager for each laboratory:

Email: enseignants.drh @ uha.fr

Address: Maison de l’Université (bâtiment B of the campus Illberg – in front of the Maison de l’Étudiant)
2 rue des Frères Lumière, 68093 MULHOUSE Cedex

The administrative registration is done at the UHA scolarité centrale.

If it is a first registration at UHA, you will not be able to register online. The ED secretariat will transmit your validated pedagogical registration file (step 1), once all signatures have been obtained.

  1. Before registering at the Université de Haute-Alsace, you must regularize your situation regarding the student life and campus contribution (CVEC) to obtain your certificate and your CVEC code. This obligatory contribution amounts to 95€.
  2. Complete the doctoral administrative registration file and send it by email directly to the scolarité centrale at scolarite @ uha.fr :
    UHA – Maison de l’Étudiant
    Scolarité centrale
    1 rue Alfred Werner
    68093 MULHOUSE
    Mélanie GAUGLER
    Tel.: +33 (0)3 89 33 66 34
    Tel.: +33 (0)3 89 33 66 99

For information, the registration fee (without the student life contribution) is 380€ for the year 2022-23. It is also possible to pay by bank transfer (until the end of October).

Support - 1st year thesis registration

If you need further information, please contact the UHA Antenna of the Collège doctoral de site by email at ecoles.doctorales @ uha.fr.

Please read the above instructions carefully before contacting the UHA Antenna of the Collège doctoral de site, which is in high demand during the (re-)registration period.