In order to realize complementary advantages, enhance international cooperation and international reputation, Shenzhen Technology University and University of Rennes 1 decided to launch a joint Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme, aiming to cultivate high-level scientific research talents with global vision.
The "SZTU-UR1 Joint PhD Programme" is now open! All outstanding students are welcome to apply!
Shenzhen Technology University
Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU) is a government-funded high-level higher education institution which is established by Guangdong Province and Shenzhen Municipality with a high standard. Its establishment was officially approved by the Ministry of Education as an autonomous university of applied sciences on November 30, 2018. In September 2019, Shenzhen Technology University was approved for opening the Bachelor degree programs independently and enrolled 807 students. Among six provinces, the enroll scores were above first-batch cut-off points. Particularly, the Science discipline enroll cut-off point of SZTU was ranked as top 10 among universities in Guangdong Province. In September 2020, SZTU enrollment scale doubled. 1579 undergraduates from 10 provinces (regions) were recruited across the country. This was the first year for SZTU to enroll liberal arts and art students. The number of science and engineering student applicants received was full in the first round, with the entering exam scores ranked ninth among universities in Guangdong.
At present, SZTU enrolls doctoral students in Optomechatronics Engineering and Application, full-time Master degree students (Academic) in Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Science and Technology and Biomedical Engineering; and full-time Master degree students (Technical) in Electronic Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Chemical Engineering and Transportation. At present, there are 180 post graduate students, including 170 Master students and 9 Ph.D. students (including 1 international Ph.D. student). To meet the urgent demand from the advanced manufacturing industry for local and global industries, SZTU is obligated to cultivate talents with spirit of craftsman such as advanced level engineers and designers. SZTU aims to establish itself as an open and innovative international university with Chinese characteristic and global vision.
University of Rennes 1
雷恩第一大学（University of Rennes 1），发展历史可追溯到1461年。在1969年法国教育体制改革后确立为雷恩第一大学。雷恩第一大学拥有39个科研中心，是一所多学科综合大学，共有在校学生3万多人。教职人员包括1500名教师、研究员和近900名行政与技术人员。学校致力于推进国际合作开放，签署了250项包括欧洲国家在内的国际合作协议，并接纳外国留学生2000多名。
The history of University of Rennes 1 dates back to 1461. It was established as the University of Rennes 1 after the reform of the French education system in 1969. It is a multidisciplinary university with 39 research centers and over 30,000 students. The faculty consists of 1,500 professors, researchers and nearly 900 administrative and technical staffs. The university is open to international cooperation (250 signed international cooperation agreements, including those in Europe) and has accepted more than 2,000 foreign students.
The majors offered by the university are mainly classified into Engineering Technology, Medical and Humanities (Economic Management, Law, Social Science, etc.). University of Rennes 1 is an international institute of higher education. Not only does it have cooperative relationships with hundreds of universities around the world, but also 700 students go to exchange and internships every year.
THE FORM OF JOINT CULTIVATION
1.During the joint training period, the supervisory team will be composed of at least one supervisor from each university and will work as a unified team to jointly supervise the candidate. The admission, progression, examination and degree award will follow the regulations of University of Rennes 1.
2.During the joint training period, the 1.5+1.5 training mode will be adopted, which means the students need to study at SZTU for 1.5 years. The supervisors from Shenzhen Technology University and University of Rennes 1 will co-supervise the doctoral candidate's research topic and thesis.
3.The final Ph.D. degree will be awarded only by University of Rennes 1.
>>Materials Science, Chemical Science, Optical Engineering
>>The 2020 enrollment quota will be 5.
1. Your degree should meet one of the following requirements:
a. A full-time master’s degree from a Chinese university, graduates should obtain a graduation certificate and degree certificate before the admission. A master's degree from a Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan university should have an academic certification from the Overseas Education Service Center of the Ministry of Education.
b. A master's degree from a overseas university (should have an academic certification from the Overseas Education Service Center of the Ministry of Education).
2. Your language level should meet the following requirements:
Be able to write and communicate in English and pass the interview of the supervisor group.
3. Your physical and mental health should pass the national medical examination standard requirements.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should submit the following materials and the materials should be numbered, named, packaged and sent to this E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org (E-mail subject: applicant name + intended year of enrollment + SZTU Joint PhD Programme).
Deadline for submission: December 11th, 2020.
*Applicants must ensure the authenticity of academic qualifications, degree certificates and other application materials. If not, once discovered, the registration or learning qualification will be canceled. Fresh graduates must obtain the degree certificate and the graduation certificate before the enrollment, otherwise the school has the right to cancel the admission qualification.
1.Submit application materials.
2.Graduate School of Shenzhen Technology University initially selects the applicants who have submitted the materials completely.
INTERVIEW & ADMISSION
The applicants will be interviewed by the supervisor group. The applicants will be be admitted according to the admission procedure of SZTU and University of Rennes 1.
After the application is successfully approved by SZTU and University of Rennes 1, the admission letter will be issued. The starting date and admission procedures will be stated in the admission letter.
SZTU will provide living subsidies for the joint training doctoral students, with a total amount of CNY200,000 per person to support doctoral students to devote themselves to study and achieve high level research results. The scholarship will be awarded and disbursed according to the terms and conditions mutually agreed by both parties.
Within study at SZTU, the tuition fee is CNY5,000 per semester, and the accommodation fee is CNY1,200 per year (excluding water, electricity, internet, etc). During the period of study at the University of Rennes 1, students have to pay for his/her tuition fee, accommodation fee and other living expense.
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