Erasmus-Mundus

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 

 

Director of the course: Prof. Remo Ruffini

Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Coordinator:  Prof.  Pascal Chardonnet

 

Applications are now solicited for the  course starting in September 2012.

 

Deadline for Application: February 19, 2012

 

We invite applications from top-ranked students that either hold or are expected to obtain before August 2012 a Master Degree in Theoretical Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Mathematics or closely related fields. A certified good knowledge of the English language is required.

A guide for students is available:

http://lapth.in2p3.fr/~chardon/guide-for-student.pdf

 

9  Erasmus Mundus Doctorate Fellowships will be made available by the European Commission.

 

The poster of the call:

http://lapth.in2p3.fr/~chardon/IRAP-PhD-2012.pdf

 

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:

 

http://www.irap-phd.eu/

 

The contact  email for inquiries is:   chardonnet@lapp.in2p3.fr