EMJD-SEED Fellowships for International Students, 2014

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Erasmus Mundus is funding joint Doctorate Fellowship in Engineering and Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) for European and non European students. Up to 9 fellowships are awarded for the full PhD period. The PhD candidates will spend 3 or 4 years in two different institutions located in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain or United Kingdom. The first and third years will be spent in a Primary Institution (PI), while the second year will be spent in a Secondary Institution (SI). In 4 years programmes, candidates will spend their last year in the PI.. The Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate in Engineering and Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) is an initiative of 8 well recognized academic partners specialized in simulation techniques for solids and fluids. The SEED program focuses on the study and development of up-to-date techniques for the numerical analysis of engineering and science problems. The programme also includes modules on entrepreneurship training and firsthand experience on spin-offs. Research topics will involve modeling of fluids, solids, electromagnetic or coupled problems, with applications in a wide range of engineering branches: civil, aeronautical, biomedical, mechanical, etc.. Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD program at two different institutions located in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain or United Kingdom.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Candidates must have completed by September 2014 a Master degree in Physics, Mathematics Engineering or Applied Sciences, or a similar degree equivalent to at least 300 ECTS (5 years university studies).
· Non
· native English speakers require a minimum level equivalent to an IELTS score equal to 7.0 (in both the written and oral).
· European and non
· European candidates are welcome to apply.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Monthly allowances in the form of employment contracts will be provided to all successful EMJD-SEED candidates during 3-4 years depending on each individual doctoral plan. This applies to both category A and B students. The basis of these contracts is that all students selected for the EMJD-SEED programme should thus be able to participate full-time, independently of the personal financial situation. The financial conditions are: – Fixed contribution to the travel, installation and any other types of cost: 7500 € for category A students. – A monthly gross salary of 2800 € (before deduction of any taxes or contributions) that corresponds to a net salary of around 1400-1500 € (to be fixed in the doctoral candidate agreement depending on national legislation). – Participation costs (tuition fees, supervision fees) and insurance are included in the fellowship. In addition, contribution to e.g. travel to the yearly workshop is provided for up to a certain limit.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The PhD candidates will spend 3 or 4 years in two different institutions located in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain or United Kingdom. The first and third years will be spent in a Primary Institution (PI), while the second year will be spent in a Secondary Institution (SI). In 4 years programmes, candidates will spend their last year in the PI.
Number of scholarships: The consortium offers 9 fellowships for the full PhD period.

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