Eligibility criteria

Applicants for the fellowship, at the date of the call deadline, must meet the following requirements:

  • Nationality: the UGR welcomes researchers from any nationality.
  • Doctoral degree:ย it is mandatory to hold a Doctoral degree.
  • Doctoral degree elapsed period: no more than 7 years ago. We will consider an extension period to these 7 years in case of maternity leave (18 months per child), paternity leave or long-term illnesses (all these exceptions have to be properly certified).
Situation Extension period
Maternity leave 18 months for each child born before or after the Ph.D. award.
Paternity leave Documented periodย of paternity leave actually taken for each child born before or after the Ph.D. award.
Long-term illness (over ninety days for the researcher or a close family member (child, spouse, parent or sibling)). Documented periodย of leave actually taken by the researcher for each incident which occurred after the Ph.D.
National service
Clinical Training
  • Mobility rule: at the time of the relevant deadline for submission of proposals, the researcher must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the date of the call deadline. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.