FIER-DOC French Innovative Experience in Research - the "n+i" network programme

The FIER-DOC French Innovative Experience in Research programme is aimed at candidates who are completing a Master (or who have already got one)  and who want to acquire knowledge and experience in the management of "research projects" and eventually to pursue on a doctoral thesis.




Course of the program

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To acquire the skills required to manage research projects (patents, intellectual property, ethics, contract drafting, project management, communication, etc.) useful to any future manager of applied research programs and to participate in a unique research experience in France.

As for future PhD students :
For applicants :

For the thesis supervisor and the research team: to test the scientific competence and experimental skills of the applicant and his ability to adapt to the work and methods of the laboratory.

The training program taught in english will focus on the following points:


Academic prerequisite

This program is open to professional applicants or students graduated or ending their Master who wish:

Application requirements

Application procedure

Course of the program

Training: 2 months in Paris

Research: 3 months or more in a laboratory

Seminar: 2 days in Paris

NOTE : Following the seminar two possibilities:
>> Return to the country of origin
>> Enrolment in Doctorate (conditional)

Information & registration

ATTENTION : Doctoral candidates currently working in France are allowed to participate to the 2 months seminar ONLY  (in english), as a part of their doctoral training course.


Arts et Métiers Paris 153 Boulevard de l’Hôpital 75013 Paris


Program total duration : 5 months

Seminar duration : 2 months


Deadline for registration : may the 15th, 2018
Deadline for paiment : june the 15th, 2018
Arrival in France : october the 1st, 2018


Seminary fees (2 months)  : 2 000 € * (exclusive of subsistence costs, insurance, plane tickets, visas)

Complete program fees (5 mois)  : 8 500 € * (exclusive of subsistence costs, insurance, plane tickets, visas)

* Price on 01/06/2016 may be subject to change

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 [Download the flyer of the program - pdf ]
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FIER-DOC is a program proposed by the « n+i » network in partnership with :

With the support of Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires Etrangères (MEAE),

And with the participation of Association Bernard Gregory & ADOC-TM