Education and Training
The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Fellowship Programmes
Long- and short-term fellowships are available to assist in the training of scientists from ICGEB Member States through the following actions:
Pre-doctoral Fellowships and International PhD Programme:
ICGEB offers postgraduate studies with the aim of obtaining the "Doctor Philosophiae" (PhD) degree in molecular genetics and molecular biology. The degree can be awarded by a number of validating entities of national and international level, such as the Open University, UK; the University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia, the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India and the University of Cape Town, South Africa. All activities related to the PhD Programme and courses are held in English.
Scientists may apply for a postdoctoral fellowship to be carried out at one of the Components. Successful candidates may be eligibile for follow-up funding for their research upon their return to the home institute through the "Return Grant Programme".
Short-term fellowships to be awarded for ongoing collaborative research between scientists from ICGEB Member States and the research groups at the ICGEB Laboratories in Trieste, New Delhi and Cape Town. The "Sandwich" PhD Programme offers funding opportunities to PhD registered students wishing to carry out part of their experimental studies at the ICGEB Laboratories in the framework of an agreed collaboration.
General Guidelines and Application Form
The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Fellowship Programmes are open to nationals of ICGEB Member States only, who must submit their application to the ICGEB Liaison Officer in their country of origin for endorsement. Endorsement is an essential prerequisite for acceptance of application. Only endorsed applications will be transmitted to ICGEB Headquarters for review and final selection.
Italian, Indian and South African nationals should refer to the “Information and Guidelines” of each individual funding Programme for relevant eligibility conditions.
Research activities are held in English and may be undertaken only at the ICGEB laboratories located in Italy (Trieste and Monterotondo (Rome)), India and South Africa.
Applicants must contact the ICGEB Group Leader of their choice to ascertain laboratory space availability and obtain a prior agreement on their proposed research project in order to be admitted to selection.
Eligibility conditions and deadlines for individual funding Programmes are detailed in the relevant “Information and Guidelines” of the application form
APPLICATION FORM AND GUIDELINES
For further information on this Programme contact:
ICGEB, Fellowships Unit, Padriciano 99, 34149 Trieste - Italy
Tel: +39-040-3757305, fax: +39-040-3757361, email: email@example.com