Registration for Ph.D. Students

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Doctoral School ED 481 Social Sciences and Humanities


Directeur ED 481 SSH

Fabien CANDAU (fabien.candau @


Directeur-Adjoint ED 481 SSH


antoine.renucci @



Marie-Josée JOUBERT (marie-josee.joubert @

Tél : 33 (0)5 59 40 81 96


Secrétariat et Scolarité

Anne-Marie VENANCIO (edssh @

Tél : 33 (0)5 59 40 81 95


Pour nous écrire

Ecole Doctorale Sciences Sociales et Humanités
UPPA / Bât. Recherche DEG
avenue du Doyen Poplawski
BP 1633
F-64016 PAU CEDEX (edssh @

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Registration for Ph.D. Students

Registration for the doctorate degree must be renewed each year. 

The procedure takes place in 2 steps:

  • First of all, a procedure of admission at the doctoral School,
  • Then, an administrative registration at the Registration Central Pole of UPPA.



(for students with foreign diplomas outside EU)


Before beginning procedure of registration, the PhD student has to establish an accredition of learning which will be submitted to the Council of ED for opinion :
Studies Validation Form

To be filled out and sent to ED 481 with :

- CV

- presentation of thesis project (some pages) with the mode of financing

- cover letter from the Ph.D. thesis supervisor
- 1 or 2 letter(s) of recommendation from teacher(s) of Master's degree

After agreement of the ED 481 Council, go to the following step " Admission in doctorate ".

 To help you, go to : 
International Welcome Desk

Bâtiment de la Présidence, campus de Pau


Pavillon Montaury, campus d'Anglet


CLEREMO building, campus de Bayonne

International Welcome Desk (claire.harai @


Guide for foreign students


Admission at Doctoral School

Contact : Secretary ED 481 SSH :

05 59 40 81 95 (edssh @

Some documents are required.

Admission for 1st registration


1. Authorisation to register in 1st year 

To be filled and signed by supervisors and directors of research units, then put online in APOFLUX


Authorisation to register in 1st year


2. Doctoral Charter 

To sign only in 1st year then put online in APOFLUX. For PhD students of the ED 481 SSH, an amendment specifying some points of the charter (and adopted by the Commission of Research on 06/07/18) must be also signed and joined to the charter.

Doctoral Charter and amendment ED SSH


3. APOFLUX  online Platform 

To register, you beforehand need an APOFLUX number via the link :


Résultat de recherche d'images pour "pictogramme  Attention"After that, contact Doctoral School Secretary to validate your admission at this adress: edssh @ .


Opinion of the Thesis Comittee (for 2d year PhD students and more)


A single document contains the registration authorization form and the opinion of the Thesis Comittee (CST).Résultat de recherche d'images pour "pictogramme  Attention"
A favorable opinion of the CST must be supplied before every annual registration .



Registration autorization of thesis comittee

Doctoral students enrolling in the 2nd year must also provide the training agreement from the training platform (document "Convention de formation" and "Annexe1: Fiche de formation").


After receiving agreement of the ED 481, follow Step 2 " Administrative Registration ".  


STEP 2 :
Administrative registration at UPPA

Contact : Pôle Inscription Central

scolarite.centrale @

1. Registration status (two possibilities):  

     ⇒  Initial training (student) :  How to obtain your "Contribution Vie Étudiante et de Campus" (CVEC) number

 This compulsory 92€ (amount 2020/2021) contribution must be paied to the CROUS on the site below, before your registration:


     ⇒  Continuing education (resumption of studies of more than two years):  How to obtain your "Certificate of  contractualisation" of the FORCO service

Make an appointment at the FORCO Service before the administrative registration for :
- obtain the training contract and the certificate of contractualisation
- pay the booking fees: 110 € (individual rate 2020)

accueil.forco @
33 (0)5 59 40 78 88

2. Social Security

See informations on UPPA website menu "Registrations". It is necessary to be affiliated.

3. Administrative registration

Amount of registration fees 2020/2021 : 380 €

2 possibilities :

  • registration online with IA WEB   menu "Inscriptions"

        Guide IA WEB

  • or go to Pôle Inscription Central (Bât. BU Sciences, Pau Campus)

Documents needed in both cases: Anti-plagiarism agreement, liability insurance, (+ passport copy and Master diploma for 1st year)

Deadlines registrations 2020/2021

  • from July 8th to October 15th, 2020, for 2d year  PhD students and more
  • from July 8th to October 30th, 2020, for 1st year (coming) PhD students

To help you :

International Welcome Desk of UPPA
Practical guide for foreign students

Welcome Desk (claire.harai @


Arrêté du 25 mai 2016 relatif à la formation doctorale