IC-3i PhD program

The call for applications is now closed.

IC-3i International PhD Program

The IC-3i international Phd Program is a PhD fellowship program partly funded by the European Commission under the Cofund scheme of Horizon 2020’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions under the Grant Agreement No 666003.


The aim is to recruit motivated students for 12 PhD projects who will be starting their PhD in October 2016 at Institut Curie bringing together a world-class multidisciplinary cancer research center and a model hospital.

Call for applications

Applications can be sent until February 11th 2016, 17:00 CET.
Applicants will have to complete an online application form in English.
Incomplete applications will not be eligible.

PhD fellows

The IC-3i-PhD fellows will carry out research at Institut Curie, located in Paris and surroundings, (France). This vibrant environment is based on the pluri-disciplinary approaches and excellence offered by over 80 research groups comprising Institut Curie’s 12 research departments and its hospital group.
Thesis projects cover Institut Curie’s 4 main research axes:

  • Biology & Chemistry of Radiations, Cell Signaling & Cancer
  • Development, Cancer, Genetics & Epigenetics
  • Integrative Tumour Biology, Immunology & Environment
  • Multiscale Physics-Biology-Chemistry & Cancer

PhD students will be employed by Institut Curie and will be registered with a Parisian University (ex: PSL Research University*) and affiliated with a Doctoral school**.

*PSL Research University is a trans-disciplinary world-class research and training university of 25 institutions sharing a common culture founded on scientific excellence. Institut Curie is a founding member of this initiative.

**Doctoral schools belong to universities in Paris. Each PhD fellow will be affiliated to a Doctoral School awarding the PhD degree.