Why an EIT Manufacturing Doctoral School?

This EIT Manufacturing programme aims to attract and empower top talent from our partner universities across Europe.  The objective is to further provide young talent with mobility and other learning opportunities that help them become leading manufacturing innovators and entrepreneurs. EIT Manufacturing PhDs will be one of the main assets of the EIT Manufacturing innovation communities, spreading innovation and creating new businesses within the manufacturing ecosystem.

What does the EIT Manufacturing Doctoral School Offer?

The EIT Manufacturing Doctoral training Programme offers mobility, mentorship, networking, innovation and entrepreneurship, and business modules to PhD students. EIT Manufacturing PhD graduates will generate start-ups or innovate within manufacturing companies and ecosystems, contributing to European competitiveness, environmental sustainability and the creation of new quality jobs.

Close cooperation with the industry is key for development of EIT Manufacturing PhD candidates. This cooperation also brings value to the industry through innovation and/or new businesses.

Who can apply to the Doctoral School?

We are looking for PhD students who wish to build up entrepreneurial, innovation and business skills, and who attend the following EIT Manufacturing Doctoral School university partners:

Arts et Métiers logoArts et Métiers logo

Arts et Metiers Institute of Technology

Czech Technical University in Prague

Grenoble INP

Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava



University of TartuUniversity of Tartu

University of Tartu

Mondragon UniversityMondragon University

Mondragon University