EPFL Doctoral Fellowship at EPFL Technical University, Switzerland

EPFL Doctoral Fellowship at EPFL Technical University, Switzerland

Designation/Position- EPFL Doctoral Fellowship

EPFL Technical University, Switzerland invites application for EPFL Doctoral Fellowship for eligible and interested candidates

About- A new doctoral EPFL Doctoral Fellowship programme for the next generation of sustainable science leaders. EPFLglobaLeaders is a new doctoral fellowship programme funding early-stage researchers to become leaders in the transition towards sustainable societies. Forty-eight doctoral fellows will benefit from a multifaceted training programme, including a secondment in the non-academic sector.

Study level- Doctoral

Location- EPFL, Switzerland


  1. EPFLglobaLeaders fellows are employed as doctoral assistants and paid according to the
    standard salary scale of doctoral candidates at EPFL.
  2. The EPFLglobaLeaders fellowship consists of a monthly contribution to the salary of the
    doctoral candidate of EUR 1’935 and is granted for a period of forty-eight (48) months.
  3. The thesis supervisor must complement the EU contribution to the salary of the doctoral
    candidate (co-funding cannot come from other H2020 / Horizon Europe funding
    sources) and pay for the other associated costs (research costs, equipment, travel
    expenses, conferences, etc.).
  4. EPFLglobaLeaders fellows must work 100% on their granted project.
  5. The fellowships cannot be granted retroactively.
  6. The fellowships must start1

Job/Position Description- 

EPFLglobaLeaders involves a collaboration with the non-academic sector. The programme includes a stay of 3 to 12 months in the non-academic sector. Additionally, a (formal or informal) co-supervision of the PhD thesis by the non-academic partner is strongly encouraged. The duration of an EPFLglobaLeaders doctoral fellowship is 48 months (4 years).

How to Apply- 


Last Date for Apply– 15 April 2021

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