International Parafrap PhD Positions in France, 2021


ParaFrap is offering an opportunity through its PhD Positions for excellent students in France for the academic session 2021-2022.

The award is geared towards giving ParaFrap PhD students the best starting platform for a great career. The focus is to use state-of-the-art post-genomic tools to enhance knowledge of the parasites’ biology and their communications with their hosts.

They offer competitive awards to high-quality early-stage scientists for non-French aspirants, guided by the main supervisor and a co-supervisor from two distinguished research associations of the LabEx.

Application Deadline: April 10, 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: ParaFrap
  • Department: N/A
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Salary
  • Number of Awards: 17
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Non-French
  • The award can be taken in France


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in the following areas:
  • Post-genomic data exploration
  • Mechanisms of pathogenesis and protective immunity
  • Parasite molecular and cellular biology
  • Towards new intervention strategies against parasitic pathogens
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for the bursary, the candidates must have to meet the given below criteria:
  • They should have obtained a ‘Masters 2’ degree or an equivalent (5 years after high/secondary school) in science by July 2021.
  • Applications will only be accepted from candidates 24-26 years old and start their PhD within a year of finishing their M.Sc., a few of them within three years.
  • Aspirants must change from their present Research Director and Institute to another for the Ph. D. training.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants must have to complete the online application form.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates need to submit a copy of the following:
  • CV indicating the supervisor’s name along with his e-mail address.
  • Two references (name & e-mail address) will receive an automatic request for a recommendation letter.
  • Admission Requirements: Scholars holding an offer letter for PhD degree with unique curricular criteria suitable for registration.
  • Language Requirement: English language skills are mandatory, so if your primary language is not the preferred one, then you have to show sills through certifications of various means.


The ParaFrap will provide a salary for motivated and talented students who want to pursue their PhD degree in France.

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