The Department of Culture, Education & University Planning of the Xunta de Galicia (Spain) has just announced 99 PhD grants within the framework of the 2011-2015 Galician Plan for Research, Innovation and Growth (Plan I2C) for the year 2012, with a view to promoting the entry of university graduates into the PhD programs of Galician universities.
This announcement, which will finance 99 grants, has 12 that are specifically destined for the Campus do Mar within its lines of specialisation. The grants for the Campus of Excellence are mentioned in the 9th strategic axis for unique projects, which seeks to promote high impact initiatives in strategic sectors in which Galicia has a proven track record. The sea is one such sector and it is so stated in section 9.2: a sea of innovation.
Area of specialisation
|Ocean Observation and Global Change||Ocean Observation|
|Sustainable Use of Marine Resources||Management & use of resources|
|Transformation and Appreciation|
|Comprehensive Management of the Sea||Analysis and Assessment of the Marine Environment|
|Coastal Protection and Maritime Safety: Engineering and Regulation|
|Technological Progress, Engineering and Business Management||Naval Technology & Systems|
|Port Infrastructures, Management and Maritime Transport|
|Management, Rights and Competitiveness|
The grants destined for the International Campus of Excellence shall be for an annual amount of 22,000 Euros gross and will be for a duration of one year, renewable up to three years but conditioned to a favourable report from the academic commission of the program.
The link to the grant requirements is: http://www.campusdomar.es/documentos/predoc_eng.pdf