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Posted: November 23, 2008
University of Warsaw offers new international nanotechnology-related PhD program
(Nanowerk News) A new International PhD program - supported by the Polish Foundation of Science - is offered by the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw.
The program designed in cooperation with well-recognized international research Partner institutions is entitled "From simple molecules to nanostructured and bioactive materials". It is divided into four thematic lines reflecting increasing complexity of the studied materials:
Simple systems with complex molecular interactions
Nanostructured materials and biomaterials
From new materials to devices, and
Biomacromolecules and therapeutic systems - modeling and development.
Students from all countries are invited to apply. The Program aims to train future scientists able to work in highly competitive environment and with abilities to work across disciplines.
Duration of the program is 4 years, including 6-24 months spent abroad in the foreign Partner institutions.
Up to 18 students will be admitted to the first or second year of the International PhD studies. The successful candidates will be able to choose a Principal Supervisor and select the subject of the project (download subjects of theses).
A fellowship of 3000 PLN/month (tax-free) + 500 PLN/month (insurance) is offered, which compares well with the average salary in Poland. An additional allowance of 1500 PLN /month will be provided for the stay at the foreign partner institution.
Tuition fees for all coursework and health insurance are covered by the fellowship. The University will assist in finding accommodation.