The Fellowship

The Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) offers 10 undergraduate students the possibility of spending the summer as a physics researcher through the 1st Summer Fellowship Programme. The aim of this one-month stay is to become the first step of University students research career. Participants will have the opportunity to discover the real life of a scientist working side by side with IFAE researchers.

This programme is valuable complement to your physics education. You will have the opportunity to discover the real life of a scientist working side by side with IFAE researchers.
The Fellowship is addressed to University students of any nationality in the final years of their degrees: applications from students of the second, third and fourth year of Physics and related subjects will be accepted. To apply for the Fellowship candidates might follow the Application Process required.

The Summer Fellowship will run between 1st July 2016 and 31th July 2016 and students participating will receive modest stipend . The participants will be under the supervision of a senior researcher of the group they choose.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Undergraduates with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in physics research
  • Two full years (four semesters) of college course work completed or 120 credits completed by the time the internship commences
  • High English level
  • Positions will be awarded on a competitive basis taking into consideration the student’s academic records and the cover and recommendation letters.
  • Each student will be matched with a specific laboratory based on the student’s interest and background.
  • The IFAE Summer fellowship is part of the internships program for undergraduates offered by the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST). Find more information on the programs offered by other BIST institutes at http://bist.eu/summer/