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Marie Skłodowska - Curie Actions - COFUND - PEARL (13 PhD positions)


March 31, 2021 (10:00am Paris Time)
Research Field
Formal sciences
Natural sciences
Professions and applied sciences
Social sciences
Career Stage
European Research Programme
H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND




13 PhD positions fully funded in Lille, France for September, 1st 2021!


PEARL, Programme for Early-stage Researchers in Lille, is offering 13 prestigious PhD positions (among 16 PhD projects pre-selected) cofunded by the European Commission and the I-SITE ULNE Foundation. The proposed subjects list is given in the call for candidates available on our websites.

This call is being advertised worldwide in order to recruit PhD students who will respect the mobility rule (see below). The applicants will have to send their application via the following email address:, following an evaluation on file, selected applicants will be invited to interviews.

Please, carefully check the following eligibility criteria before applying. In case of any doubt, please contact or check out the last updates on

Applicants eligibility:

  • Mobility rule: Applicants from all countries are eligible. However, you cannot apply if you have resided or carried out your main activity (work, studies) in France for more than 12 months during the 3 years immediately preceding the call deadline (03/31/2018 - 03/31/2021).
  • As Early-Stage Researchers (ESR) you shall, at the time of recruitment by the host organisation (on September 1st), be in the first four years of your research career and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree. The four years start to count from the date when a researcher obtained the degree which would formally entitle him/her to embark on a doctorate.
  • You must have a master’s degree or equivalent university degree (with respect to the requirements of the host institutions and the regional doctoral school) earned no more than 4 years prior to the call deadline (March 31, 2020) and in hand by the start of the PhD contract (before August, 31 2020).
  • Selected PhD students will have to move to France and own a French postal address during the duration of the thesis.



Organisation name
Fondation I-SITE ULNE
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