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CEMarin Call 14/2018 to finance doctoral students within a research project

Deadline: 13 January 2019


The Corporation Center of Excellence in Marine Sciences (CEMarin) informs the opening of the Call No. 14 of 2018, aimed to CEMarin researchers to encourage Colombian PhD students to carry out research in Germany and to encourage German PhD students to carry out research in Colombia.

The call is directed to CEMarin Researchers and professors interested in supervising doctoral students.

This call involves a two steps application process:

  • Step 1: An eligible CEMarin researcher has to submit a short proposal for a research project to the Scientific Committee, which falls within the scope of the CEMarin Research Themes. This proposal will be reviewed by the committee and outstanding proposals will be recommended for funding.
  • Step 2: Successful applicants will then select a suitable doctoral student based on a competitive process according to the guidelines of the respective university.

It is required that the respective student is co-supervised by a researcher from another CEMarin institution*.

This call will fund six doctoral stipends over a period of 36 months. The monthly stipend to be paid varies between 1,400 and 1,500 euros depending on the target country, either Colombia or Germany. In addition, an international mobility will be financed with up to 1,500 euros per doctoral student. The total amount of the call is 324,000 euros. Budget for financed project will be 54,000 euros.

The proposal must follow the application form attached to this call. The application must be written in English. Submit a short proposal of up to 2.000 words. Documents must be submitted in PDF format by email to with email subject: Call No. 14

Deadline: 13 January 2019, 17:00 Colombian time (22:00 UTC)

For more information, please email your questions to or contact CEMarin via skype: corporacioncemarin.

* CEMarin is a mixed and non-profit Corporation, founded by Colombian institutions (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Universidad de los Andes, Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Universidad del Valle, and Universidad de Antioquia) and by the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, Germany to perform basic and applied research in Marine Sciences, collectively solving problems that cannot be faced by isolated individuals or institutions.

[Boletín SIUN 421, 20/21 de diciembre de 2018]

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