Contact Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology
Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre, Room 3606
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. W.
Waterloo, ON. N2L 3G1
+1 519 888 4567, ext.38654
Earn two degrees and a full salary while studying jointly at two top universities.
IDS-FunMat is an international doctoral programme in functional materials funded by the Erasmus Mundus Programme of the European Union. The school offers scholarships for PhD projects in functional materials science, carried out in co-supervision between two universities from a consortium of 9 participating institutions. The 9 universities in the consortium are:
- Bordeaux, UB1 (France)
- Grenoble, INP (France)
- Caen, UCBN (France)
- Paris, UPMC (France)
- Louvain la Neuve, UCL (Belgium)
- Liege, ULG (Belgium)
- Waterloo (Canada)
- Darmstadt (Germany)
- Lisboa, IST (Portugal)
In most projects, an industry partner is also involved. The PhD candidates must spend at least 6 months in each university. The projects start in October and take 3-4 years. The funding is as follows:
- Each fellowship is for 3 years.
- Up to 7500€ for travel (one time).
- 600€/month for supervisor.
- 2800€/month for student.