Fellowships

ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship Programmes, named in memory of Prof. Arturo Falaschi, the mind and driving force of the Centre at its inception, include five types of long and short-term PhD and Postdoctoral awards available to scientists who are nationals of ICGEB Member States to perform research in Trieste, New Delhi or Cape Town. The ICGEB runs additional joint fellowship programmes with India and China.

ICGEB PhD Fellowships

Closing Date for Applications: 31 MARCH 2020

ICGEB offers postgraduate studies with the aim of obtaining the “Doctor Philosophiae” (PhD) degree in the life sciences. Thanks to specific agreements, the title can be awarded through a number of academic institutions of international standing, which include The Open University (UK) and the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Trieste, Italy, the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

The structure of the three-year PhD course includes intensive laboratory research activities, participation in seminars and communication training during Journal Club sessions, symposia and international meetings.

ICGEB Postdoctoral Fellowships

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 MARCH and 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

 ICGEB offers competitive Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue postdoctoral research in a world-class scientific environment. The Fellowships consist of a very competitive package including stipend, health insurance and additional benefits. The most successful fellows will also be eligible to apply for ICGEB Early Career Research Grants to support their own research programmes as young PIs upon return to an ICGEB Member State.

ICGEB Short-term PhD Fellowships

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 MARCH and 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

In ICGEB Laboratories: ICGEB offers Short-term fellowships for Pre-doctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories to fund ongoing collaborative research between scientists from ICGEB Member States and research groups at ICGEB laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, with the aim of facilitating access to the latest research techniques and to strengthen capacity building.

ICGEB Short-Term Postdoctoral Fellowships

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 MARCH and 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

In ICGEB Laboratories: ICGEB offers Short-term fellowships for Postdoctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories to fund ongoing collaborative research between scientists from ICGEB Member States and research groups at ICGEB laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, with the aim of facilitating access to the latest research techniques and to strengthen capacity building.

ICGEB SMART Fellowships

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 MARCH and 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

In Member States: Scientific Mobility for Advanced Research Training (SMART):The ICGEB SMART Fellowship programme promotes the mobility of researchers between ICGEB Member States as a way of enhancing skill development, acquisition of specific hands-on training in new technologies and increasing bilateral cooperation in science and technology, and should show clear evidence of strong collaboration between the two laboratories.

ICGEB-JNU PhD Programme

Annual call: MARCH – MAY

In New Delhi:  This programme is conducted in three streams: Molecular Medicine, Plant Biology and Integrative Biology. Admissions are offered on the basis of the performance in written examination and interviews conducted at ICGEB New Delhi. 

ICGEB-DIC-MOST International Fellowship Program

Closing date for Application: 30 SEPTEMBER 2019

The IFP offers competitive Short-term Fellowships in the Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists from ICGEB Member States wishing to pursue postgraduate research in China.

The Program supports the mobility of researchers to prestigious Chinese laboratories for a period of 6 or 12 months, to benefit from the expertise and technologies available in the receiving laboratories. The IFP Call is managed by the China National Center for Biotechnology Development (CNCBD), with the support of the ICGEB.

Impact of the Fellowships Programmes

The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Fellowship Programmes offer high profile, multidisciplinary training and cover a range of topics in genetic engineering and biotechnology.

FAQ FOR ICGEB FELLOWSHIPS

Is my Country and/or my Institute eligible for funding? How do I obtain the required endorsement? Who is the Liaison Officer for my country? How do I contact him/her? Find answers to these and other FAQ on this page.

For further information:
Fellowships Unit
Email: fellowships@icgeb.org