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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


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Mobility job offers


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


Prepare your visit

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.


Follow the event LIVE

This year and for the first time, all plenary sessions of our Mobility & career days will be streamed live on the ABG Youtube channel.


Here are the details of the sessions :

Monday 11 December morning


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

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


Monday 11 December afternoon

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, Novo Nordisk

Apéro Doc


Tuesday 12 December morning

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

Career opportunities beyond academia (incl. international organisations)


Tuesday 12 December afternoon

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



Mobility job offers

Find below some vacancies in Europe that are advertised on our jobboard for this event!

Reference 48134 - PhD thesis "3-D printing of bacterial biofilms for environmental applications" (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland - Basel)

Reference 74169 - Assistant Professor (Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and physics - Prague)

Reference 74195 - Underwater sound physicist / acoustician / engineer (Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences - České Budějovice)

Reference 74196 - Machine Learning Engineer and Imaging Scientist (SpaceKnow Inc. - Prague)

Reference 74197 - Position in multimodal Neuroimaging data analysis and modelling (Institute of Computer Science of the Czech Academy of Sciences - Prague)

Reference 74198 - Junior Researcher : Implementation and operation of laser driven secondary sources of XUV and x-ray radiation (ELI Beamlines - Dolní Břežany)

Référence 74271 - Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Officer with a QP agreement (Hospithera - Bruxell



  • 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

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