These doctoral programs are open to French and international students holding a Masters degree or equivalent and seeking to obtain a Doctorate degree.
Most of the doctoral subjects concern scientific fields and as such are coordinated by Renault's Department of Research, Advanced Studies and Materials (DREAM). Researchers working in other disciplines (logistics, humanities, finance, economy, etc.) may also be taken on from time to time by Renault teams.
Some doctoral subjects proposed in 2008
- Engines – “Diesel combustion noise”.
- Vehicles – “Development of statistical methods for assessing road safety measures”.
- Transport (social sciences) – “Congested urban systems in Europe, Iran and India: a comparison of actors’ strategies and service opportunity”.
- Materials (economics) – “Assessment and modeling of the technical and economical performance of the recycling industry”.