Master Thesis

All FIPDes students write their Master thesis in the fourth semester.

Fourth semester (M2): MSc. Thesis worldwide, according to third semester specialisation and local rules

The students dedicate their final semester to their MSc Thesis. According to the second year host institution, the MSc. Thesis might lead to an industrial or research-based placement in private or academic R&D laboratory in a partner’s or associated member’s institution. A list of all Master thesis completed since 2013 is available here.
The Master thesis are always linked to the second year specializations. Normally internships are included, but there are differences in each country, according to the local rules. According to the French law for example, internships in France which are longer than two months are paid a minimum salary (about 550€).

Here you can find a description about Master Thesis procedures and rules in:

  • General (common FIPDes rules):
    FIPDes MSc. Thesis Descriptor
    Synoptic Table of FIPDes Master Thesis
  • AgroParisTech:
  • UNINA:
  • Lund : Guidelines and Course Syllabus

- Updated November 2020 -