1st Call for application to UNITA PhD Cotutelles/fellowships: 2021

By frederic.marias @ univ-pau.fr

Within the framework of the UNITA project, 8 doctoral grants will be awarded by UPPA and Université Savoie-Mont-Blanc (USMB). The research topics are cultural heritage, renewable energies and circular economy. These cotutelles/fellowships will be conducted in the framework of a collaboration between a research team of UPPA or USMB and a research team of a partner university of the alliance. This call is open to all applicants of any nationality, including students from universities outside the UNITA alliance. Deadline for applications: Thursday, July 15, 2021 at noon.


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Download the application guide

Download the CV to fill in (Word)

Apply: https://aap.univ-pau.fr/siaap/pub/appel/view/180


Research themes

One of the objectives of UNITA is to develop research and innovation activities in each of the three thematic areas of the alliance:

  • Cultural heritage
  • Renewable energies
  • Circular economy

Selection criteria

Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply. Candidates must hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent degree) with outstanding records.

  • The candidate's marks and rankings during the selection process
  • The candidate’s motivation, scientific maturity, and curiosity
  • The adequacy between the research project and his/her skills
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility for the progress and the quality of the project


  • Opening of the call: 29 June 2021
  • Deadline for application: 15 July 2021. 12h00 (Noon)
  • Selection process: from July 12 to 21 2021
  • Nomination of candidates: July 21 2021
  • Starting of the PhD: September 2021 - Duration : 36 months