This doctoral programme coordinated by the Foundation I-SITE ULNE is intended to contribute to structuring research in and around Lille, notably by funding 30 international PhD students who will carry out research in line with the subject fields of the Graduate schools currently under construction.

PEARL will follow the "3i" of a MSC Cofund projects thanks to interdisciplinary research projects, international research placements in partner universities and intersectorial secondments in companies for the PhD students (More information below).

PEARL is supported by 34 partners, including the founding members of I-SITE ULNE, 3 prestigious cross-border universities, 9 companies, 5 doctoral training institutions and 2 housing partners.