End of thesis

Extreme Environments Research Laboratory EERL, photo François Bernard

You find all the necessary information about how to prepare the end of your thesis in the different links below.

When you have submitted your jury proposition in IS-Academia, send your signed jury proposition to the EDCE office together with the jury proposition supplement, you find the form below, at the lates 9 weeks before your oral exam date. The EDCE office will transfer to the program director and to the doctoral school for validation.

My End of Thesis

Timeline and FAQ

From the jury proposal to the public defence and diploma. Here you find the timeline and the FAQ for your end of thesis period.

Jury proposition supplement

Ask your TD to fill in this form and to sign it. Attach it to your jury proposal and give it all to EDCE office.


During the oral exam, the jury can nominate your thesis to one or several awards. You find more information about the possible awards here.

My future career

Career center

The Career Center was created with an industry-oriented career focus in mind so here you find a lot of information and help if this is your plan. If you are hesitant to stay in Academia or go to industry, you can ask for an individual appointment to discuss your futur plans.

Academic job search

The career site from Berkeley University has a lot of general information about Academic job search and how to continue in Academia.

Funding your post-doctorate

An EPFL site about different funding opportunities offered in Switzerland and worldwide.

Newsletter Research Professionals

An intuitive interface to make browsing for funding as simple as checking your email.