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Researchers without borders #EU4PHD

Our event, supported by the European Commission, is aimed at guiding early-stage researchers in the implementation  of their mobility project, and promoting professional opportunities in the European Research Area. Venue: Paris, December 11 and 12, 2017



Program & speakers

Speakers' presentations

Full sessions [VIDEOS]

All you need to know before going abroad (short videos)

#EU4PHD in pictures

Mobility job offers


Testimonials of mobile researchers

Booklet "Mobility and career development"

Organized by ABG, UFA-DFH, UFI-UIF, the event is an unmatched opportunity to meet representatives of companies, research institutes, mobility funding bodies and career advisors from different European countries.

Through plenary sessions, workshops, individual advisory sessions and a fair, participants can deepen their knowledge of:

  • European research landscapes
  • Doctoral and postdoctoral funding programs
  • Recruitment processes in both the academic and industrial sectors

They will also find advice and information on how to address mobility-related challenges such as pensions, dual-career couples and return mobility.

Follow us on Twitter @ABG_Asso #EU4PHD


Program & speakers

Read - download the programme [pdf]

Read - download the booklet [pdf]

List of speakers with biography [pdf]

Access plan [pdf]

For any question before or during the event, feel free to send an email to international@abg.asso.fr.


Speakers' presentations

You will find here all the speakers' presentations in PDF.


Full sessions [VIDEOS]

For the first time, we offered the possibility to follow the plenary sessions of the mobility and career days LIVE in streaming on ABG's Youtube channel.

Benefit from our experts' advice and best practices by checking out :

- the detailed video sessions below ;

- in each session on Youtube, every intervention is accessible through a specific link (in the description section below each video).

December, monday 11th [morning]


Career opportunities in European research institutes: BIST, ICN2, DKFZ, Karolinska Institute, LIH, LISER

Research landscape in Europe (part 1): Germany, Norway, Czech Republic

December, monday 11th [noon]

Recruitment process and mobility in academia; IIT, ICN2, LIH

Doctoral and postdoctoral funding schemes (part 1): DAAD, EU-fellowships, French-German University, French-Italian University

Recruitment  process in industry: Novartis, RTDI, Atos, Novo Nordisk

Apéro Doc

December, tuesday 12th [morning]

Mobility challenges and employers' best practice: Eurodoc, Euraxess, Resaver, University of Copenhagen

Career opportunities beyond academia (incl. international organisations)

December, tuesday 12th [noon]

Research landscape (part 2): Great-Britain, Belgium

Public-private partnerships in Europe: LIST/Goodyear, Atos, ANRT

Doctoral and postdoctoral funding schemes (part 2): fundit, Royal Society, FNRS, EIT InnoEnergy, bilateral programmes from the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs


All you need to know before going abroad

Focus on the event's highlights and listen to the practical advice given by the speakers on following topics:

- recruitment process in industry and academia

- doctoral and postdoctoral funding schemes (Marie-Curie-Sklodowska actions and EIT InnoEnergy)

- practical information for a mobility in Europe: Euraxess, dual career service, pension fund

- public-private partnerships and their impact on PhD career development

#EU4PHD in pictures

Live or re-live these two days, dedicated to researchers and their mobility through our 2 Twitter stories [Downloadable pdf] :

Day 1, Dec 11th          Day 2, Dec, 12th


Mobility job offers

Victims of their success, all the job offers advertised during the event are filled !

PhD thesis "3-D printing of bacterial biofilms for environmental applications" (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland - Basel)

Assistant Professor (Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and physics - Prague)

Underwater sound physicist / acoustician / engineer (Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences - České Budějovice)

Machine Learning Engineer and Imaging Scientist (SpaceKnow Inc. - Prague)

Position in multimodal Neuroimaging data analysis and modelling (Institute of Computer Science of the Czech Academy of Sciences - Prague)

Junior Researcher : Implementation and operation of laser driven secondary sources of XUV and x-ray radiation (ELI Beamlines - Dolní Břežany)

Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Officer with a QP agreement (Hospithera - Bruxelles)


All ABG job offers are in ourABG job board

Attention: just select the job offers in the upper right menu, and check "International Offers" on the left.

Feel also free to check our ABG International Twitter account @ABG_INTL

Get daily updates on :

  • international job offers;
  • funding intel;
  • advice and best practices article from ABG and our expert network...


  • Researchers mobility is necessary and benefits both at the individual and global scale. In order to explain how, the three organizing actors [ABG, UFA and UFI] have answered a few questions in this series of mini-interviews entitled : Mobility as a PhD and available in a playlist dedicated to mobility and career days # EU4PHD on ABG's YouTube channel.


Read - download the press release [pdf]

Read the interview of partners

Testimonials of mobile researchers

Dr Sara Fascione


Booklet "Mobility and career development

Open the booklet


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