Call for grant applications for study sojourns in foreign universities by trainee researchers from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and for study sojourns at the University of the Basque Country by trainee researchers from foreign universities engaged in a jointly supervised doctoral thesis (2021)


This call for applications aims to award:

  • 4 grants for study sojourns in foreign universities by students from the UPV/EHU; and
  • 5 grants for students from foreign universities, with the aim of facilitating jointly supervised doctoral theses within the framework of UPV/EHU Doctoral Programmes.

The grants are designed to enable maximum stays of 9 months.

Submission of applications

Submission period: from 24 February 2021 up until 31 March 2021.

You must complete the ONLINE application form enclosing the corresponding documents. The corresponding supporting documents should be added to the templates, with a single document being sent in each case.

Once the application has been submitted, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the contact e-mail address provided.

Important: The maximum size of the set of documents included in the application must not be greater than 25 Mb. If this limit is exceeded, you will not be able to send the application.


  • National ID card/Passport

  • Curriculum Vitae.

  • Academic Record Certificate for acceptance onto the PhD course. This is not required if the degree was studied at the UPV/EHU after 1988.

  • Photocopy of the enrolment slip from the two universities.

  • The specific joint supervision agreement between the foreign university and the UPV/EHU, or alternatively, a document attesting to the date upon which said agreement was approved by the UPV/EHU Postgraduate Commission and its counterpart at the foreign university (i.e. the commission responsible for approving the agreement).

  • Working plan for the study sojourn at the foreign university or the UPV/EHU, along with a declaration of interest for the stay in relation to the research work being carried out for the PhD, signed by the PhD student and his or her supervisor at the foreign university and the UPV/EHU.

  • Curriculum Vitae of the supervisors from the two universities.



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