The call for doctoral candidate positions starting in 2019 is closed.

Other ways of funding a PhD project is a salary paid by the supervisor or a personal grant from a private foundation applied by the doctoral candidate him/herself. Doctoral candidates may also fund their studies themselves or pursue their degree in tandem with work.

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Funding for 2019 has been allocated as follows:
Miquel Torrents-Ticó (3 years)
Ruut Uusitalo (3 years)
Kamilla Karhunmaa (1 year)

Travel grants are intended to support doctoral candidates’ foreign and domestic travel for academic purposes (doctoral courses, learning in other research groups or participating in scientific conferences, seminars or workshops).  All doctoral candidates belonging to a doctoral programme at the YEB doctoral school may apply for travel grants.

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