Highlights of the French-Italian day for early career researchers


On October 11th, 2022 took place the second edition of the French-Italian day for early career researchers (from all disciplines) online. The event was organized by ABG, in partnership with the University of Turin, and with the support of the French Italian University. It provided a rare opportunity for students and researchers from both countries to meet and discuss with experts in the field of Franco-Italian mobility !

In this article, feel free to consult the program as well as the presentation of each speaker and watch the replay of all the sessions (presentation and panel discussions).


Detail of the sessions [videos]

International job offers and mobility testimonies

More resources about researchers' mobility

Participants testimonies

This event is an informative introduction to the opportunities and ways in which to build your professional project in the Franco-Italian area. It is targeted at master's students, PhD candidates, and post-doctoral researchers whatever your field is.

It is also targeted at:



This year's session was based on networking and building careers in the French-Italian area.

The program included...

  1. The presentation on "How to build and use your network for your career plan and job search";
  2. A panel discussion with recruiters, headhunters and HR professionals;
  3. A panel discussion with French and Italian PhD holders who have experienced French-Italian mobility.

The program of this 2022 edition



Details of the sessions [videos]

Opening                                                                                                                 ABG presentation
Introduction by organizers and partners                                                           "How to build your network for your career plan..."


Panel discussion 1                                                                                               Panel discussion 2
Recruiters, headhunters and HR professionals                                                PhD holders who have experienced French-Italian mobility



                                                                                                       Full event



International job offers and mobility testimonies

International job offers

How about taking action now? Perhaps you could start by assessing the job market and check out the opportunities in certain countries?

We provide a job board on our website www.abg.asso.fr. In order to access the international offers, you simply need to: 

Our Job board

P.S: Our job board also contains internship offers and thesis topics... so spread the word !

PhD holders' mobility testimonies

You still need to hear / read more? Or simply to be more inspired? No problem, we offer a series of PhDs' testimonials [available in English and French] in the form of articles, or videos, in the section "the ABG perspective" of our website www.abg.asso.fr. It provides a variety of testimonies of PhDs from all disciplines, and all seniorities, who tell their stories of mobility... whether it is inter-sectoral or geographical.

We can also assist you with a precious tool : the country by country mobility guide gives very simple access (by means of an interactive map) to all the resources available, by country: grants, funding, testimonials, calls for applications, European projects, etc. Definitely a tool to keep in mind!


Our PhDs' testimonials                    ABG's country by country mobility guide

More resources about researchers' mobility

Ressources shared by our speakers 


Ressources from previous events

Organized in 2017 by ABG, UFA-DFH, UFI-UIF, this event was a unique 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 were able to deepen their knowledge of:

They were also offered advice and information on how to address mobility-related challenges such as:

Consult the videos of all the sessions, as well as the event's highlights and practical advice given by the speakers on following topics:

Consult all the EU4PHD resources !

Participants testimonies

On ths 2022 edition of the French-Italian day for early career researcher, we hosted participants from :

Here are some of their thoughts, feedbacks and reactions :

"I would like to thank the organizers and the speakers for the interesting information and the tips."
"Thank you very much..The sessions were very informative and encouraging."
"Having [technical] skills alone is not enough. Building and using a professional network
definitely help foster interesting ideas for a successful career."

"PhD holders have a place in the private sector because they represent an added value."
"I acquired several ideas on PhD opportunities at the Franco-Italian level and have a clear vision of the requirements and expectations of companies and their recruitment processes."
"The speakers who participated all had unique career paths, which is very positive and encouraging."