SINCHEM seek to exploit fundamental knowledge to applied development by developing collaborations between high level academic and industrial teams across Europe. Our main mission will be to transfer sustainable/green chemistry from idea to innovation.
The scientific objectives of SINCHEM are to perform world-level science in the field of sustainable chemistry with full attention to the interface with the industrial chemistry competitiveness and Europe’s environment and sustainable development.
This Erasmus Mundus Doctorate in Sustainable Industrial Chemistry: SINCHEM programme is offered by the University of Bologna. The new SINCHEM applications is open. In connection with the call for applications, the SINCHEM Consortium has published a new catalog of PhD reseach topics.
The core (main partners) of SINCHEM is formed from seven highly-qualified academic Institutions, ranging from Universities to Polytechnic and Ecole Supérieure in order to have a good mixing between fundamental and applied research.
You can apply until:
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SINCHEM will focused on the following mains sectors, which are both key aspects of the principles for sustainable/green chemistry and critical elements for the innovation in the sustainable chemical industry:
You only need to take one of these language tests:
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The application process requires candidates the following data and documents:
If you are a non-scholarship holders the participation costs are 2.000 euro per year.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
There are excellent fellowship opportunities for students accepted to the SINCHEM-JD. These fellowships are given to the highest ranked PhD candidates for the duration of the Ph.D. program (three years).
The offer of scholarships depends on the category to which the candidate belongs (see Call for application for details Art. 7). The gross amounts (cost to company) of individual EMJD fellowships for fixed living allowance will be 2800 Euro/month. The net amount of salary will result from deducting all relevant charges and taxes according to national regulations (minimum 1400 Euro/month).
Conditional on the approval of the European Commission, for the academic year 2015, the following scholarships are offered:
6 scholarships by the European Commission under the Erasmus Mundus scheme:
Erasmus Mundus Category A (Partner Country Candidates) scholarships are reserved for applicants who:
do not come from an EU-area country (EU Member States, Croatia, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein); applicants from Western Balkans (from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia) can apply for Category A scholarships
and are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc.) for a period equal or longer than a total of 12 months over the last five years (until 28 February 2015) in the EU-area countries.
This rule does not apply to non “EU-area” candidates who have previously received an Erasmus Mundus scholarship in order to follow an Erasmus Mundus Master Programme.
Erasmus Mundus Category B scholarships (Programme Country Candidates) are reserved for applicants who do not fulfill the Category A criteria defined above. Applicants from Turkey, FYROM (Macedonia), Switzerland can apply for Category B scholarships.
Candidates who have previously received an Erasmus Mundus Masters scholarship can apply for either Category A or Category B. Though, if their nationality is one of the EU countries, they can only apply under Cat. B.
Scholarships of different types will be awarded according to merit and in compliance with Erasmus Mundus regulations.
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