14 Marie-Curie PhD International Positions, 2021

Quantum Antimony is pleased to announce the Marie-Curie PhD International Positions for highly motivated Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) worldwide. These positions are available for students aspiring to pursue a PhD degree program. The aim of this program is to provide financial support to students and foster their academic and professional growth. The funding opportunity is accessible for the academic session 2021/2022.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

Brief Description:

  • Provider: Quantum Antimony
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Salary, Family allowances
  • Number of Awards: 14
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • Location: Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and the UK

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree program in quantum physics and engineering of antimony (Sb)-based compound semiconductor (III-Sb) materials and devices.
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicants must be of any nationality.
    • They must hold a Physics, Chemistry, or Engineering Degree and a separate Master’s in a scientific field or an integrated Master (MPhys, MSci, MEng, MChem, etc.).
    • Applicants must not have been awarded a doctoral degree yet.
    • They must not have resided/studied/worked within the last 36 months for more than 12 months in the recruiting institution’s nation.

How to Apply:

  • Interested participants need to submit online applications for a PhD degree program at the respective University. Candidates who pass the initial assessment will be invited for a final interview with their PhD supervisor.

Supporting Documents:

  • Applicants must submit a CV, and official documentation such as degree and grade certificates will be required at a later stage.

Admission Requirements:

  • To be eligible, applicants must be within four years of their first diploma/degree granting them access to doctoral studies in their country or the country of the recruiting institution.

Language Requirement:

  • Students whose first language is not English need to have an appropriate score in an approved English language examination (such as IELTS) before registering for an academic course.


  • The program will provide the following awards:
    • Three or four-year contracts with a highly competitive salary adapted to the living cost in each host country.
    • Family allowances (where applicable) as part of the employment package.
    • Comprehensive, interactive, and international semiconductor and computer study training.
    • Coverage of production, features, theoretical aspects, and their implementation for scalable and industrial applications technologies.
    • Secondary travel opportunities and complementary, transferable, and research-specific competencies courses and seminars organized for young scholars by academic and industry experts for their future careers.
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