The COFUND EU-funded doctoral programme of Institut Curie EuReKa: 8 positions to fill!


EuReCa (Europe Research & Care) is Institut Curie’s international PhD programme which provides PhD candidates with an excellent interdisciplinary, inter-sectorial, and international training. Application deadline: 9 January 2020.

Application process and eligibility

Thesis topics

Information and contact

EuReCa (Europe Research & Care) is Institut Curie’s international PhD Program which provides PhD students with an excellent interdisciplinary, inter-sectorial, and international training. It includes a personalized career development plan, coaching, mentoring and the possibility of undertaking secondments in partners' institutions. The programme is funded by the European Commission under agreement number 847718.


Application process and eligibility


- Not have lived in France for more than 12 months during the 3 years prior to January 9, 2020 (Mobility rule)
- Have (or be about to obtain) a European master’s degree, or have an equivalent master's degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate.
- Be an Early-Stage-Researcher (ESR). ESRs shall at the call deadline (Jan. 9th) be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree.


Application process

January 9: application deadline

Mid-April: selection of applicants who will be invited for interviews

May 27-29: interviews

June: final selection

September: start of the 3-year work contract


Thesis topics

Unraveling the architecture of human centromeres and its impact in the (epi)genetic mechanisms of centromere speficiation, immune response and in maintaining chromosome i


Mechanism of Caveolin-assisted transport and enrichment of sphingomyelin in the plasma membrane


A synthetic platform for siRNA delivery


‘What big eyes you have’: a systems biology approach to the developmental mechanisms of eye size variation


Molecular architecture of endoplasmic reticulum-plasma membrane contact site by cryo-electron tomography


From patients to ex vivo modeling of tumor ecosystems: role of Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts in breast cancer response to chemotherapy


Targeting cancer-associated fibroblasts to increase T cell infiltration and tumor cell killing in non-small cell lung cancer


The RNA-binding activity of glycolytic enzymes in melanoma


Information and contact

Applicants’ guide


Programme's website