The CSTB is actively engaged in favor of doctoral research. More than 60 doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows are working on theses at the CSTB, in connection with its four strategic areas of focus:
- Buildings and neighborhoods that promote harmonious living
- Buildings and cities faced with climate change
- Renovation, innovation and reliability in construction
- The circular economy and resources for construction
This investment strengthens the connections of the CSTB with the academic world, on issues surrounding the construction industry, particularly through the development of collaborations with benchmark laboratories and universities.