Fellowships

ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship Programmes, include 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, China and partners with other Multilateral Organisations to fund specific Fellowship Programmes.

ICGEB Postdoctoral Fellowships

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 MARCH and 30 SEPTEMBER 2022

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 PhD Fellowships

Closing Date for Applications: 31 MARCH 2022

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

ICGEB Short-term PhD Fellowships

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 MARCH and 30 SEPTEMBER 2022

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 SEPTEMBER2022

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

Application Closing Dates: 31 MARCH / 30 SEPT 2022

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.

WE-STAR Fellowships

Application Closing Date: 28 January 2022

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and the ICGEB have partnered to offer early-career female scientists from the African Continent, mobility fellowships of 6 to 12 months at the ICGEB laboratories in Trieste (Italy), New Delhi (India) and Cape Town (South Africa), to perform research work on biotechnology and related fields, including Health (Infectious Diseases and Non-Communicable Diseases), Sustainable and Effective Agriculture, Industrial Biotechnology and Renewable Energy. 

The fellowship includes:

  • Stipend, health insurance and travel
  • Applying the latest techniques and methodologies to your chosen research topic
  • Opportunities for mentoring, peer-to-peer learning and complementary skills

Immersion in a top class international scientific environment

ICGEB-DIC-MOST International Fellowship Program

Calls temporarily suspended

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.

ICGEB-JNU PhD Programme

Annual call: MARCH – MAY

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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.

Member States may also request targeted Awareness Workshops to be held for the scientific community in their country, where participants can interact with ICGEB scientists and obtain specific information on CRP grants and fellowships.

For further information:
Fellowships Unit
Email: [email protected]