The EPHE Diploma is an institution-specific degree aiming to introduce students to research through the practice of research. Duration of the Diploma may be from two to six years depending on the applicants’ entrance level and the amount of time which they can devote to the research project.
The Diploma is awarded on the basis of a submission of a dissertation and its successful defence before a jury. While no specific diploma or degree is required for enrolling in the Diploma, endorsement of the research project by one of EPHE’s research professors is a prerequisite.
The EPHE Diploma provides students with knowledge and skills that may be recognised as equivalent to five years of post-secondary education (Bac + 5) by a higher education institution. It is offered in three fields: