Call for applications for ICIQ Summer Fellowship Programme 2018 in Spain.  ICIQ Summer Fellowship is a 3 months paid internship programme offers 10 fellowships to national and international undergraduate students to give them the opportunity to learn, work and live in an exciting environment of cutting-edge research in chemistry. Student are welcome to spend a three-month paid internship in one of ICIQ’s research groups during the months of July, August and September.

The undergraduates, mentored and supervised by a PhD student or a postdoctoral researcher, will carry out research projects with scientists at the forefront of their fields in addition to receiving training. During their stay, students will have access to ICIQ seminars and conferences. By the end of their internship Summer fellows will be required to present a short report and presentation of the work and results obtained.

This is a great opportunity for undergraduates to have an insight on the Institute research activities and to conduct research in an international scientific environment. Moreover, summer fellows are in an optimal situation to carry out Master studies at ICIQ and then apply for a future PhD position in our institute.

Host Country:
  • Spain
Host Institute:
  • ICIQ – Institut Català d’Investigació Química
Fellowship Duration:
  • 3 Months Paid Internship

Fellowship Dates:

  • July, August and September

Also Visit: Tsinghua International Summer School China

Financial Support:
  • ICIQ Summer Fellows will receive a total stipend of  € 2,000 for the period of 3 months. If any of the fellows’ stay is less than 3 months, the student will receive an amount proportional to their time spent at ICIQ .
  • Summer Fellows will receive a maximum of € 500 (upon presentation of receipts) for travel to and from their place of origin.
  • ICIQ will provide medical insurance in the event of accident or illness during the internship.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • The ICIQ Summer Fellowships programme is addressed to undergraduate students with a background in Chemistry or related studies.
  • Interested candidates should be preferably in the last year (or having accomplished 180 credits) of their undergraduate studies.
  • It will be highly appreciated if the candidates state their willing to carry out master studies at ICIQ.

Important note: Please take into account that depending on your nationality, you’ll be required to get a student visa. So if you’re awarded with one of our summer fellowships, please make sure you’ll have your visa ready before the beginning of the programme on the first week of July.

Required Documents:

Interested candidates will be required to fill out the application form and submit the following documents:

  • Letter of motivation: Please express your interest in joining ICIQ this Summer and let us know whether or not you would like to pursue Master studies at ICIQ after your internship. Please indicate also your availability of dates to start and finish your Summer stage at ICIQ.
  • CV
  • Academic record

How to Apply:

Please fill out the application form and submit the documents required in the Apply button.


Application Process:

Applications will be reviewed and evaluated by an internal committee. By the end of May we will contact all candidates to let them know whether they have been awarded with one of ICIQ’s  Summer fellowships. After acceptance by all successful candidates, a final list of the awardees will be available in ICIQ’s website.

Application Deadline:
  • May 2nd, 2018


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