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[Call for application] Calmette & Yersin Doctoral Fellowships

Date:01-03-2019   |   【Print】 【close

Each year the Institut Pasteur Department of International Affairs allocates funding to promote and aid completion of doctoral theses for both French and foreign scientists in institutes within the Institut Pasteur International Network located outside mainland France.

Deadline for candidatures: May 6th, 2019

Online applications exclusively: http://bourses.pasteur-international.org/public.aspx 


Themes: The research topic can be related to any theme developed in laboratories at International Network institutes, such as infectious diseases (infectious pathophysiology, immunology, microbiology, epidemiology, virology, parasitology), and public health activities (diagnosis, surveillance, resistance, etc.).

Organization:  Doctoral grants aim to promote mobility opportunities for young scientists. The doctoral internship should therefore be completed outside their home country or the country where they attended university. Doctoral students should be enrolled at the doctoral school to which the host laboratory is affiliated, which can belong to a university in France or abroad.

Qualifications: The applicant should hold a Master degree or equivalent diploma (completion of 5 years of higher education). Applicants who have already begun their thesis may not apply.

Length: 3 years

Nationality: The program is open to all nationalities

Funding: Funding covers living and insurance expenses depending on the salary scales of the host institute.

Call for applications: One call for applications per year from January to the end of July.

Assessment criteria: A Selection Committee allocates doctoral grants based on the project's relevance, the internship objectives and the application itself. The first step is to find a host laboratory: check the RIIP DATABASE, a unique reference base accessible by institutions, scientific staff and projects: http://databaseriip.pasteur.fr

IMPORTANT: before submitting his application, the candidate must imperatively define, with the host laboratory, scientific project and starting date of the training.


One call for applications per year:

Call for applications : February, 11th 2019

Closing date for applications: May, 6th 2019

Selection Committee meeting: beginning of June

Decision notice: by mid of June

Aim: The Institut Pasteur Department of International Affairs allocates fundings to promote and facilitate the realization of theses of researchers primarily from low- and middle-income countries, in an institute within the Institut Pasteur International Network outside France.