Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The ”la Caixa” Foundation is offering 80 fellowships to pursue postgraduate studies at universities in any country within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), North America (the United States or Canada), and the Asia-Pacific region (Australia, South Korea, India, Japan, Singapore and China). .
The studies are for either a master’s degree or a doctoral degree. Predoctoral scientific and technical research stays are also accepted.
Lloc de presentació
For more information, IMIM and PSMAR staff may contact:
Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.05.76.
Marta López: Ext.: 1576
Mercedes Bayo: Ext.: 1684
Convocatòria (URL)
Per fer la sol·licitud:
  • Applicants must have Spanish or Portuguese nationality.
  • Those individuals who have earned all the credits for a bachelor’s degree between January 2014 and July 2023 are eligible to apply for the fellowship, provided that the awarding university is located in Spain (Spanish candidates) or Portugal (Portuguese candidates).
  • Applicants must accredit their proficiency in a foreign language by submitting any of the certificates mentioned in the Call.
  • Dotació
    The fellowship covers:
  • Tuition fees of the university where the fellow has been admitted to, with no limits to the amount.
  • Monthly allowance, which is due from the date the study programme starts. The amount of the allowances will vary depending on the host country.
  • For studies pursued in other EHEA countries, the monthly allowance will be calculated by converting 1,400 euros to local currency.
  • Initial amount equivalent to a monthly allowance, depending on the host country, for settling-in expenses, attendance at congresses and seminars.
    Travel expenses:
    - For EHEA countries: Initial one-time amount of 500 euros.
    - For North America and the Asia-Pacific region: Initial one-time amount of 1,500 euros.
  • Final amount of 250 euros for expenses related to the awarding of the degree, accreditation of the marks received, and other administrative expenses that may arise from the completion of the studies for which the fellowship was awarded.
  • Cost of up to five application fees to host universities.
  • Student visa issuance fee, if required by the host country. For the United States, the SEVIS Fee is also included.
  • Prior meeting sessions before the start of the fellowship.
  • Health and accident insurance.
  • Durada
    Fellowships will be awarded for one academic year—which under no circumstances may be less than 9 months—and may be extended for a second academic year, up to a maximum of 24 months.
  • Candidates must apply using the online application platform available in the “Fellowships” section on the ”la Caixa” Foundation website:
  • The application must be completed entirely in English.
  • Using the application platform, candidates must complete the formalities to obtain, prior to the deadline for applications, at least three reference letters from university professors or other relevant individuals with whom they have had contact either academically or professionally.
    Among other documents, candidates must append to their application in PDF format:
    - The academic certificate of the bachelor studies that make the application eligible.
    - If the documents uploaded to the application platform were issued in a language other than English, a translation into English, which can be done by the candidate, must be attached.
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