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Annual ESO Studentship Programme, Europe and Chile

ESO Studentship Programme, Europe and Chile
Next application round will close on  May 31st 2021.

The European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere awards several studentship positions each year in both Germany and Chile. The goal of the ESO studentship program is to connect Ph.D. students and their advisors throughout the ESO community with the activities and people at one of the world's foremost observatories, and offers an invaluable training opportunity for the next generation of Astronomers and users of ESO facilities.

These positions are open to students enrolled in a university Ph.D. programme, preferentially but not necessarily in an ESO member state. Additionally, ESO will provide up to two studentship positions per year at ESO Santiago for students enrolled in Chilean universities.

There are two annual application deadlines: on May 31st and November 15th. To apply on-line, please visit the ESO recruitment portal (

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