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PhD Studentship Juan Rodes for International Applicants in Europe, 2022

The European Association for the Study of the Liver welcomes applicants for PhD Studentship in the field of basic, translational or clinical Hepatology. The studentship is available for both European and non-European students.

The aim of the studentship is to enable applicants to embark on an independent career in academic stroke research.

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The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) is a European professional association for liver disease.

Brief Description

  • Application Deadline: 15 December
  • Course Level: PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: The studentship is awarded in the field of basic, translational or clinical Hepatology.
  • Nationality: International students
  • Number of Scholarships: Number of the studentship is not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Europe


  • Eligible Countries:  The programme is open to Europeans and Non-Europeans applicants.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria
  • Candidates must be active EASL members or have applied for membership at the time of the application;
  • Applicant must not hold a permanent position;
  • Applicants must hold an M.Sc. or M.D. or equivalent degree of eligibility to access a PhD studentship or be expected to receive this within the next 6 months.
  • The Hosting Institution must be in Europe;
  • The Hosting Institution must be different from the Home Institution and located in a different European country;
  • Once the PhD fellowship is awarded, the hosting institution must offer a structured PhD training programme;
  • No more than 1 application per hosting and home institution will be considered each year;
  • The research supervisor(s) in the hosting institution must be EASL member(s) but must not be a member(s) of the EASL Governing Board.
  • No restriction on the applicant’s nationality;
  • Age limit for applicants is 35 years.

PhD Scholarship

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Applications are submitted online in English at least.EU

    • The competitive admission process is held in various stages:
      • Applications are reviewed by an ad hoc committee (2 members of the EASL Scientific Committee plus 2 external experts nominated by the EASL Scientific Committee)
      • Reviewers are requested to provide detailed written feedback on the application based on:
      • The Candidate profile (25%)
      • The Project (50%)
      • The Hosting Institution (25%)
    • Final selection is made by the EASL Governing Board
    • Applicants are notified on the selection outcome by 15 February by email
    • In order to process applications, EASL will need to process the applicant’s personal data as provided in the application dossier. The applicant gives his/her consent to such control and processing of the applicant’s personal data. EASL will handle the applicant’s personal data in accordance with all applicable legislation and for the sole purpose of reviewing the candidate’s suitability for the fellowship.
    • English Language Requirements: Applicants must have sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction of the host university.


  • The base funding of 40,000 EUR per year paid directly to the Hosting Institution, providing support for basic salary. The Salary Contribution may also cover part of the research expenses, depending on the salary determined by the Host Institution, and detailed in the fellowship application.
  • The Salary Contribution may also cover part of the tuition fees, consumables and travel costs providing that there is sufficient funding left. Any unused funds must be returned to EASL by the Hosting Institution at the end of the PhD Studentship Programme.
  • The Salary Contribution is calculated based on the country-specific correction coefficient, as determined by the European Union on an annual basis.
  • The Hosting Institution may have to pay a top-up to the awarded fellows from another budget source to complement this contribution. (a) Mobility allowance, 500 EUR per month, and (b) Family allowance, 500 EUR per month.A family allowance will be paid in case the supported researcher has family obligations, In this context, the family is defined as persons linked to the researcher (i) by marriage or (ii) a relationship with equivalent status to a marriage recognized by the legislation of the country or region where this relationship is formalized or (iii) as dependent children who are actually being maintained by the researcher.
  • Both the Mobility and Family Allowance are paid directly to the fellow.

Online Application

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