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Are you interested on doing your PhD in an international mathematics research centre? The research groups at the CRM are looking to host PhD candidates through the INPHINIT - RETAINING doctoral fellows programme offered by "La Caixa" Foundation. 

Below you can find a list of the CRM research groups, with links to their respective homepages with more information about the specific research lines of each group:

The INPhINIT 30 doctoral scholarships are aimed at young researchers of all nationalities to carry out doctoral studies in any discipline and at any university or research center in Spain or Portugal. In order to be admitted, candidates must meet the following requirements:


On the closing date of the call, candidates must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research career and have not previously obtained a doctoral degree or be in a position to apply for it.

Academic record:

at the time of hiring, candidates must meet one of the following options:

• Having completed the studies that lead to obtaining an official Spanish university degree (or from another country in the European Higher Education Area) of 300 ECTS credits, of which at least 60 credits must correspond to a master's degree level.

• ​Have completed a degree at a university not adapted to the European Higher Education Area that gives access to doctoral studies. Verification of the level of studies equivalent to those mentioned above will be carried out by the university when the admission procedure begins.


• For candidates applying to Spanish centers or universities: candidates must have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than twelve months in the three years immediately prior to the closing date of the call.

• Short stays, such as holidays, made in a country other than the country of residence (where the main activity has been carried out), will be considered periods spent in the country of residence.

• ​Candidates who are awarded a fellowship must enrol in a doctoral programme at a university that is different from where they took up their bachelor's or licenciatura studies before.

English level:

Candidates must have a demonstrable level of English (B2 or higher).

Full application:

Only candidates whose submitted application meets all the requirements of the call may be admitted.

Call deadline:

February 25, 2021.

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