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Second call for applications

Publication Date: November 3, 2014

Deadline Date: February 17, 2015 (at 13:00 CET).





The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is launching a fellowship programme for incoming mobility, called CONEX - CONnecting EXcellence to UC3M.

This fellowship programme offers to experienced and very experienced researchers of any nationality a unique opportunity to step forward in their career development.

The three areas of the CONEX programme are:

  1. Engineering, Applied Mathematics and Physics
  2. Social Sciences and Law
  3. Humanities, Library Science and Communication

Applicants are entirely free in the choice of their research topic, department and supervisor/mentor, allowing for maximum benefit of the fellowship in their career development.



1. Applicants must have the degree and research experience appropriate to the CONEX scheme they
apply to.
2. Applicants may be of any nationality.
3. Applicants must engage in international mobility: Researchers may not have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the deadline of the call.


Incoming researchers will benefit from a world-class university. UC3M offers a theoretical, practical, applied and innovative research environment, which will ensure that researchers can achieve their full potential.

All fellowships will receive a competitive salary and other economic benefits such us mobility allowance and contribution to research expenses.

For more information, please see the Call Text. 



1. CONEX Very Experienced Professors: This scheme is aimed at PhD holders with more than 10 years of research experience to allow them to set up their own, new research lines in UC3M. Researchers´ will be bolstered and recognized, highlighting personal achievements, while supporting their further professional development and international recognition.

2. CONEX Experienced Professors: This scheme is aimed at PhD holders with 4-10 years of research experience to provide them with training to deepen and/or widen their skills and to start or consolidate their own independent research team or project.


For this second and last call the CONEX
programme offers:
- 2 fellowships to Very Experienced Professor
- 10 fellowship to Experienced Professor
All fellowships have a minimum
duration of 36 months



  • Publication date: November 3, 2014
  • Deadline: February 17, 2015
  • Evaluation: February – May 2015
  • Evaluation results: June 2015
  • Project starting date: June-September 15, 2015


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