STEP Doctoral School



Welcome to the STEP Doctoral School

Maison Jean Kuntzmann

The STEP Doctoral School (ED STEP for École doctorale Sciences de la Terre, de l’Environnement et des Planètes) is a thematic doctoral school of the Grenoble area (including Chambéry et Valence). ED STEP is one of the 13 doctoral schools of the Doctoral College of Université Grenoble Alpes.

ED STEP gathers all the PhD students (more than 170) in Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences. Its scientific périmeter is well defined by the thesis specialities :

  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Physical and Environmental Geography
  • Planetology
The Maison du doctorat Jean Kuntzmann brings together in the same place a range of services from the enrollment to the defense, including a convivial space for PhD students, and makes it possible to combine quality of life, interdisciplinarity and a spirit of openness to the world.