The Lille 1 University is member of the following Doctoral Colleges:
- Franco-american Doctoral College
- Franco-bresilian Doctoral College
- Franco-chilian Doctoral College
- Franco-chinese Doctoral College
- Franco-japanese Doctoral College
These 5 doctoral colleges are supported by the CPU (Conference of Universities' Presidents), the French Ministery of Foreign and European Affairs, the French Ministry of Research and the French Ministry of Education.
This system is based on the 3 years at doctorate level and gives the possibility to set up structured exchanges of cotutorial thesis or co-directed thesis between French Universities and Foreign ones. It reinforces the development of scientific cooperations.
All information on these doctoral colleges are available on Egide website.