Helpdesk Service

A dedicated Helpdesk Service has been implemented by DOC-FAM during the duration of the programme. Prospective applicants can contact the team either by email or telephone seeking for any advice related to the preparation and submission of a successful application. The service is the main contact point to provide detailed information and clear feedback.

Recruited fellows will also receive additional support from the UAB Doctoral School and the hosting organisation, including the administration and thesis supervisor. Each partner organisation recruiting fellows on the programme has also nominated a person acting as representative for any issues related with the preparation of the contracts.
+0034 935 801 853

Dr. Laura Cabana (ext. 390)

Mrs. Montse Salas (ext. 387)
Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC)
Carrer dels Til·lers s/n
Campus of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)
08193 Bellaterra
Barcelona (Spain)
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Welcome info

Living in the Barcelona region

With a population of 1.6 million inhabitants, located in the Mediterranean coast and with a cosmopolitan character like no other European city, Barcelona is one of the most exciting cities in the world to live.  Discover everything you need to know (food, culture, cost of living) before moving here!


UAB Bellaterra Campus

The Bellaterra Campus of the UAB, where ICMAB and most of the recruiting organisations are located, is just 25 min away from Barcelona. With 50,000 inhabitants including students, teaching staff, researchers and administrative staff, UAB is the best Univeristy in Spain and one of the Top 100 Universities in the world (THE WUR 2016-2017).


Useful guides and documents

Guides and documents to help prospective doctoral fellows with their reallocation: residence and visa procedures, social security and the national health system, handbook for international students at the UAB and other useful information.

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