CALL FOR APPLICANTS FOR A DOCTORATE PROGRAM IN ASTROPHYSICS
The International Relativistic Astrophysics PhD is a newly established international Doctorate Program in Astrophysics that has been selected by the European Commission as an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate.
This PhD programme has a duration of 3 years and is developed within a consortium :
UNIVERSITE DE NICE - SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France (Coordinating institution)
SHANGHAI ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY, China
FREE UNIVERSITY OF BERLIN, Germany
AEI - POTSDAM, Germany
TARTU OBSERVATORY, Estonia
STOCKHOLM UNIVERSTIY, Sweden
UNIVERSITY OF FERRARA, Italy
UNIVERSITY OF ROME - LA SAPIENZA, Italy
BRAZILIAN CENTRE FOR PHYSICS RESEARCH, Brazil
OBSERVATORY OF THE CÔTE D’AZUR, France
INDIAN CENTRE FOR SPACE PHYSICS, India
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RELATIVISTIC ASTROPHYSICS NETWORK, Italy
UNIVERSITY OF SAVOIE, France
Applications are now solicited for the course starting in September 2010.
Deadline for Application : February 28, 2010
We invite applications from top-ranked students that either hold or are
expected to obtain before August 2010 a Master Degree in Theoretical Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Mathematics or closely related fields.
A certified good knowledge of the English language is required.
10 Erasmus Mundus Doctorate Fellowships will be made available by the European Commission.
The selection of students is primarily based on excellence.
Full information about the IRAP PhD programme, the application form, current poster, and detailed instructions on how to apply can be found on the web-site :
The contact e-mail for inquiries is :
Thank you for your support.