In collaboration with the general directorate for scientific research and technological development ( DGRSDT). The University 8 Mai 1945, Guelma organizes the first edition of "My thesis in 180 seconds" Competition.


"My Thesis in 180 seconds" competition, concerns doctoral students from all algerian universities.  It  involves  their  research  topic  in  simple  terms  to  a  diverse  audience.  The  three  minutes presentation  should  be  clear,  concise  and  convincing about the research project. Participant   will  have  three  inutes to  present  his  or  her  research  to  a  multidisciplinary jury made up of researchers and non-researchers.

The  challenge:  make  your  thesis  topic  easily  understandable  in  clear,  concise and convincing in Arabic, French or English  and with the help of only one slide. My  thesis  in  180  seconds  competition  aims  to  promote  communication  across  research disciplines and help young academics develop skills to effectively share
their  work  with  a  broad  audience.  It  is  a  great  way  to  encourage  scientists  to  translate  their  work  for  public  consumption  and  also  great  training  for  young  researchers. Prizes  will  be  awarded  to  the  top  three  presentations  according  to  the  criteria in the official rules.



Eligibility criteria

To participate in the competition, each candidate must be registered in an algerian  university for a doctorate (LMD or in science) .


Competition Rules

  1. Participants have  exactly 180 seconds to present their thesis  project.

  2. A stopwatch placed in front of the candidate counts down  from 180 seconds to 0.

  3. The oral presentation must be in Arabic, English or French.

  4. The candidate must accompany his presentation with a single slide, freely developed, not animated, which will be  projected on a large screen.



  1. No registration fees for participants in My Thesis in 180 Seconds competition.
  2. A panel of academics and non academics will select the three best presentations to be awarded.