Postgraduate education

Doctorate in medicine


This doctorate only concerns candidates holding a diploma in human or dentist medicine. It cannot be started before obtaining the diploma or an equivalent degree. It must usually be undertaken during the clinical specialisation period or during an internship in clinical or basis research.

Various kinds of theses can be undertaken within all activities recognised by the Faculty of medicine, for instance (this list is not exhaustive):

  • in clinical research
  • in basic research
  • in social and preventive medicine
  • in community medicine
  • in dental medicine
  • retrospective case study

The time frame allows for a maximum of 10 university semesters and a minimum of 2 semesters.