Learn more about the EPFLglobaLeaders programme.

EPFLglobaLeaders in a nutshell

EPFLglobaLeaders is a new doctoral fellowship programme funding early stage researchers to become leaders in the transition towards sustainable societies. Forty-eight doctoral fellows will benefit from a multifaceted training programme, including a secondment in the non-academic sector.

The fellowship

The EPFLglobaLeaders fellowship consists of a monthly contribution to the salary of the doctoral candidate of EUR 1’935 and is granted for a period of forty-eight months. The thesis supervisor must complement the EU contribution to the salary of the doctoral candidate (co-funding cannot come from other H2020 / Horizon Europe funding sources) and pay for the other associated costs (research costs, equipment, travel expenses, conferences, etc.).

Rules and Regulations

Check the Rules and Regulations of the EPFLglobaLeaders programme.

Training programme

Find out about the EPFLglobaLeaders mandatory Leadership training programme of 9 ECTS.

EPFLglobaLeaders flyer

Download here the EPFLglobaLeaders flyer.

Why choose EPFL

EPFL is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. Its mission is to provide first-rate education, foster pioneering research, and promote cutting-edge technological innovation.

As a world-leading scientific institution, EPFL is committed to playing a critical role in the transition towards a sustainable society based on technological innovation. This goal requires not only generating new knowledge and technology but also training responsible scientific leaders who will be able to think across boundaries and envision all-encompassing solutions to critical societal problems.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 945363.