Welcome to the SPIM Doctoral School !

The Doctoral School « Sciences Physiques pour l’Ingénieur et Microtechniques » (ED SPIM, ED37) is part of the doctoral college of the Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté (COMUE UBFC).

Based on the activities of 7 research units (FEMTO-ST, ImVia, ICB, LIB, DRIVE, CIAD, Nanomedecine Imagery Therapeutics), the SPIM Doctoral School offers a particularly rich and favourable framework for high-level research.  The work carried out by PhD students is related to optics, electronics, mechanics, materials, energy, automation and computer sciences. Particular emphasis is placed on the internationally recognized cutting-edge sectors of microtechnology: advanced materials, intelligent structures and waves. Its doctoral supervision potential amounts to more than 260 executive staff members, distributed among the research units. Nearly 450 PhD students work there during the 3 normal years of the training cycle. They are located in 5 towns in Bourgogne Franche-Comté: Besançon, Belfort, Dijon, Montbéliard, Nevers, Sévenans, Le Creusot, Auxerre and Chalon-sur-Saône. The SPIM doctoral school awards an average of 110 doctoral degrees per year.

Fabrice STHAL : Head of ED SPIM 

Patrick MARQUIE : Deputy Head of ED SPIM


COVID-19 change

Due to the health crisis linked to COVID-19, the secretariats of doctoral schools are partially working from home. Any request should preferably be sent by

Direction of the SPIM doctoral school

Director :

Pr. Fabrice STHAL (fabrice.sthal@femto-st.fr)

Assistant Director :

Pr. Patrick MARQUIE (patrick.marquie@ubfc.fr)

Administrative staff

UFC :  Alika ROSSETTI (alika.rossetti@ubfc.fr) – tél. 03 81 66 66 02 – ED SPIM – COMUE UBFC – 32, avenue de l’Observatoire – 25000 BESANÇON
Secretariat open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (9.00 am to 12.00 am and 2.00 pm to 4.pm). On teleworking on  Monday and Thursday.

UB : Céline DAUBIGNEY (celine.daubigney@u-bourgogne.fr) – tél. 03 80 39 58 17 – Ecole Doctorale SPIM – Université de
Bourgogne – UFR ST – Bâtiment Mirande – Aile H B.P. 47870 – 21078 DIJON Cedex – Secretariat open on Monday (09.00 am to 12.15 pm), on Thuesday morning (08.30 am to 12.15 pm), teleworking on Wednesday, on Friday (08.30 to 12.15 pm). Closed on Thursday.

UTBM : Chainez BOUSSAHA (chainez.boussaha@utbm.fr) – tél. 03 84 58 35 29 – Université de Technologie
Belfort-Montbéliard – Direction de la Recherche, Doctorats – 90010 BELFORT Cedex. Secretariat open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (08.30 am to 04.30 pm)

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