Eligibility conditions

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The following eligibility criteria must be fulfilled so that the application can be evaluated by the Selection Committee. Applications not meeting the criteria will not be evaluated and will be rejected.

Applicants must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

• Citizens of any nationality may apply to the programme.
• At the time of the 1st call deadline, applicants must be in possession or finalizing their Master’s degree or equivalent/postgraduate degree.
• At the time of recruitment, applicants must be in possession of their Master’s degree or equivalent/postgraduate degree which would formally entitle to embark on a doctorate.
• Applicants in possession of their Master’s degree at the time of the 1st call deadline must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research career (career breaks excluded) and not yet been awarded a doctoral degree. Career breaks refer to periods of time where the candidate was not active in research, regardless of his/her employment status (sick leave, maternity leave etc). Short stays such as holidays and/or compulsory national service are not taken into account.
• Applicants must fulfil the transnational mobility rule: incoming applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in France for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the 1st call deadline.
• Applicants must be available to start the programme on schedule (September 1st 2018)

For further information, the applicant may refer to the Guide for applicants available in the "How to apply ?" section.





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