We are launching PhD Grants for our PhD Students in Co-tutelle programs!
We are delighted to officially launch a new opportunity for our PhD Students across the Alliance!
In our quality as a transnational European higher education and research alliance, we aim to address global and local challenges by tackling coastal environmental, technical, economic and societal needs. Our EU-CONEXUS PhD Level Joint Actions Team is taking another step in this direction by launching a new Call for Grants for all EU-CONEXUS PhD Students in Co-Tutelle programs in Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability topics with co-supervised theses between two EU-CONEXUS partners.
We invite all eligible students to carefully go through all the information below and to apply!
General objectives of the PhD Grants:
- Boost collaboration between EU-CONEXUS partners by encouraging interdisciplinary work on SmUCS topics by PhD students and supervisors in PhD programs;
- Champion international networking and encourage PhD students to acquire new skills by providing them with mobility opportunities that allow them to study, train, teach, and do research in partner institutions;
- Support the development of new joint, flexible and innovative PhD Co-tutelle programs.
Who is eligible to apply?
- PhD students from EU-CONEXUS partner universities with co-supervised thesis between two EU-CONEXUS partners can apply for funding through the PhD Grants as long as the bilateral Co-tutelle Agreement between the two universities has been signed.
- Submit an application proposal
- Ensure that the Co-tutelle thesis is within the field of Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability (SmUCS)
- Ensure that the bilateral Co-tutelle Agreement between the two partner universities in EU-CONEXUS is signed prior to the moment of the application
- Both supervisors from EU-CONEXUS partner universities must agree on the application
- The PhD student has to submit the completed application form (Annex 1) via the following email address: email@example.com
- The call is active until July 2026 and the maximum number of grants is 15.
-Relevance of the PhD thesis for Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability
- Eligibility criteria
–Existence of the bilateral Co-tutelle Agreement between 2 EU-CONEXUS partners duly signed and in force
–Agreement of the 2 co-supervisors for the application
The EU-CONEXUS Doctoral School working group (WP4 EU-CONEXUS PLUS) will evaluate the application. Approved applications will be sent to EU-CONEXUS Research and Academic Councils for validation.
Applicants will be notified about the outcome of their application no later than 30 days from the submission date.
- The funding/grant is €3000 (VAT included) per student and it is a lump sum. No justification for the spending is required.
- The grant is a personal scholarship awarded to the PhD student in Co-tutelle. It can only be granted once during the Co-tutelle.
- Co-funding from partners’ own funds or from public or private funds is allowed.
- The grant will be awarded to PhD students by EU-CONEXA organization.
For further inquiries or follow-up questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.