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Australia France Network of Doctoral Excellence - AUFRANDE - Calls for PhD Applications open!

The deadline for applications is 11 April 11h59 PM CET.

Cofunded with EUR 15.7 million by the European Union, RMIT and other partners, and coordinated by the RMIT Europe Centre (in Barcelona), the AUFRANDE project will support 64 PhD students over five years to train them in research relevant to industry. The winners of this programme will conduct their research on subjects as varied as photonics, nanotechnology, acoustics or energy. They will be employed at a French research institution, with up to a year’s secondment to an Australian university, and will receive French and Australian degrees.

We are pleased to inform you that the Australia-France Network of Doctoral Excellence (AUFRANDE Program), co-funded by the European Union, is launching its first call for applicant!

In this first call, AUFRANDE is offering 35 PhD fellowships to train Doctoral Researchers in the fields of Physics, Computer Sciences, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Mechanics, Chemistry, Photonics and other related-disciplines. Successful applicants will be part of a unique doctoral training program offering:

  • Excellent employment conditions at one of the top-class 22 French Institutions participating in the programme

  • Up to 12 months secondments in one of the 15 Australian Universities participating in the programme · Dual doctorates (France+Australia)

  • Outstanding training aimed at fostering scientific, technical and transferable skills including workshops in both France and Australia

  • Involvement of industry partners Successful applicants are expected to start within October 2023. The deadline for applications is 11 April 11h59 PM CET.

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