FRANCE: 15 COFUND Doctoral Fellowships in the field of the "City of tomorrow"

The CLEAR-Doc COFUND Doctoral Fellowship Programme aims at attracting at Université Gustave Eiffel 30 promising PhD Students from around the world working in the field of the "City of tomorrow".

The programme is uniquely shaped to offer the best training stemming from the "triple i" principles of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions:

  • International

  • Interdisciplinary

  • Intersectorial

Through CLEAR-Doc, Université Gustave EIffel is in a unique position to offer the best conditions for doctoral training, based on :

Two Annual international Calls for applicants

  • 15 positions in 2022 and 15 Positions in 2023 (DEADLINE for 2022 call is 22 March 2022)

  • 36 months full time position

  • Transparent and merit-based international selection process

  • Attractive salary and research package for the PhD student

  • Excellent supervision

  • Mandatory international secondment(s)

Six Curricula to address the challenges of the "City of Tomorrow"


CLEAR-Doc will stimulate and improve the existing institutional doctoral programme and foster excellence in PhDs' inter-sectoral and inter-disciplinary training, mobility and career development. This doctoral programme focuses on all research areas related to Cities including living conditions and mobility through 6 thematic fields :

  • C1 Civil engineering for carbon-neutral urban areas

  • C2 Safety, security and risk management within the city

  • C3 Technology enhanced solutions for smart cities

  • C4 Service design for future sustainable cities

  • C5 Sustainable urban life and tourism

  • C6 Circular economy for urban citizens