Habilitation to direct research (HDR)

Habilitation to direct research (HDR) is a higher education national diploma which may be obtained after successful completion of a doctorate. Since 1984 it has been the highest academic award in France and the holder is entitled to apply for the post of university lecturer, or to be a thesis supervisor or a thesis examiner.

Procedure to register for an HDR

Consult the manuscripts on HAL E2S UPPA open archives