ICFO Summer Fellows 2024 Program

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For a period of 3 months, between June and September 2024, ICFO will host its summer research fellowship program.

The program attracts outstanding students, ideally within the last two years of their Master-equivalent or Engineering degree studies. Eligible areas include Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

Conditions of fellowship

The fellowships are offered for a period of 3 months, between mid-June and September 2024, and are non-renewable. The standard fellowship duration is three months, although specific conditions may be negotiated during the selection process.

The fellowships include a stipend of 600 euros monthly gross, for full-time dedication. Eligible travel expenses are also covered.

Aplication process

  • 1st Step: Submit your application. The deadline for submission of the application material, is March 13, 2024.
  • 2nd Step: Review process. In a first revision stage, applications will first be reviewed to assure that they meet the eligibility requirements and conditions and candidates will be notified accordingly.

To apply for a fellowship, suitable candidates are requested to submit the following documents (in English):

  • presentation/motivation letter stating research group(s) of interest and answering the question: why this summer program will benefit your career?
  • Curriculum Vitae, including contact details, in English.
  • A scanned copy of the academic transcripts for the undergraduate and postgraduate (if applies), in English or Spanish.
  • Name and contact details of one potential referee. For candidates shortlisted for interview, this referee will be automatically contacted by ICFO requesting them to provide a reference letter.

Interested students should browse the different research group profiles available on the ICFO website to identify the groups that best match their interests.

The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), based in the seaside town of Castelldefels on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain, is devoted to research and education at the highest international level.

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