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Doctoral INPhINIT fellowships - Incoming Call 2024

ID 83 2023-11-06 / 2024-01-24


”la Caixa” Foundation grants 30 fellowships for researchers of any nationality who wish to pursue a doctorate in a STEM discipline at research centres of excellence in Spain or Portugal.

Status: Open

End: 24 January 2024, at 2 pm Peninsular Spain

LIP has submitted 10 PhD proposals under this call Centres of Excellence

Those receiving an Incoming Doctoral INPhINIT fellowship must carry out their research project at one of the Spanish research centres that have obtained a Severo Ochoa or María de Maeztu accreditation of excellence from the Ministry of Science and Innovation, a Carlos III Health Research Institute or a Portuguese R&D centre classified as "excellent" by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Logically, these are centres and units that stand out for their impact and scientific leadership at an international level and that actively collaborate with their social and business environment. PhD positions offer The centers of excellence that agree to participate in this call offer outstanding PhD positions each year to future Doctoral INPhINIT Incoming fellows.

Check out the PhD open positions offered by the host institutions participating in the 2024 call.


Key points

30 fellowships to pursue PhD studies in research centres accredited with the Spanish Seal of Excellence Severo Ochoa, María de Maeztu or Health Institute Carlos III and Portuguese units accredited as “excellent” according to the evaluation of the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia.

STEM disciplines (technology, engineering, physics, mathematics, health and life sciences).

Maximum duration: 4 years. Funding to cover labour costs, research costs and doctoral tuition fees. On-site training programme in multidisciplinary skills.

Requirements of the call

Experience: candidates must not have carried out more than four years of research activity before the closing date of the call.

Studies pursued: at the time of recruitment, candidates must have completed the studies that allow them to enrol in an official PhD programme in Spain/Portugal. The verification of the required level of studies will be carried out by the host university when the admission procedure begins. Candidates must not have been enrolled in a doctoral programme prior to the start of the fellowship.

Mobility: candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain/Portugal for more than twelve months in the three years immediately preceding the closing date of the call.

Level of English: candidates must accredit the required level of English by submitting one of the certificates specified in the rules for participation.


If you have any doubts about the call, please consult the list of frequently asked questions.



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