21 PhD positions available in the area of Chemistry

The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) established the PhD Fellowship Programme with the aim to support excellent students from all over the world to enrol in a training and research programme in the area of chemistry ultimately leading to the completion of a Doctoral Thesis in partnership with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV). The programme will also contribute to their professional development and next career steps, both in academia and industry.

The programme is addressed to highly qualified and talented graduate students with a keen interest in chemical research. Candidates should have an excellent academic record, strong commitment to scientific research and solid working knowledge of English. Admission to the programme is on a competitive basis.


  • Call deadline: 12 July  2020

  • Notification to candidates: from 27 July to 2 August 2020

  • Start of fellowships September-October 2020.

You can download the Call for the 2020 PhD fellowship programme here.


The projects offered are here

Application process

All the application procedure will be made online. Other means of application will not be considered. Applicants must fill out and submit the online application form available at the Jobs & Grants section on ICIQ’s website (http://www.iciq.org/jobs-grants/).

Only one application per person will be considered. In case of multiple applications, we will just consider the first application submitted.