Financing Possibilities

The doctoral program does not have a specific grant program. Students willing to enrole may apply to a number of competivive calls finnanced by URV, the Catalan or Spanish governments, etc. Students bringing they own financial aid are also welcome (for example Brazil’s Ciencia sem Fronteiras’s Program, Mexico’s CONICYT, etc).

Some examples are given below:

Denomination: Marti i Franquès Programme
Convoking Entity: URV
Comments: Three-year contract. Foreigners allowed. Teaching mandatory.
Call: Usually in June. Starting in September.

Denomination: Predoctoral contracts for the formation of research personnel- Programme (FI)
Convoking Entity: Autonomous Government of Catalonia
Comments: Three-year contract. Foreigners allowed. Teaching mandatory.
Call: Usually in September. Starting in January.

Denomination: Postgraduate scholarships- National programme for the formation of university lecturers (FPU)
Convoking Entity: Spanish Ministry of Education
Comments: Two-year fellowship plus two-year contract. Only residents in Spain. Teaching voluntary.
Call: Usually in November (often postponed). Starting in October next year.

Denomination: Postgraduate scholarships- Subprogramme for the formation of research personnel (FPI)
Convoking Entity: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
Comments: Two-year fellowship plus two-year contract. Foreigners allowed. Teaching voluntary. Linked to a granted research project managed by a supervisor.
Call: Usually in February. Starting in October.

Other grants, bursaries and scholarships for doctoral studies can be found here.