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Mayor of Gdańsk Fahrenheit Scholarship for International PhD Students


Are you a PhD student conducting interdisciplinary research? Would you like to undertake a year’s internship in one of the best universities in northern Poland? This proposal is for you.

The Mayor of Gdańsk in cooperation with the Fahrenheit Universities have created Fahrenheit scholarships for the best three PhD students from abroad. The Gdańsk-born world class physicist, engineer and the creator of a temperature scale used in many countries all over the world was chosen to present the vision of Gdańsk as an open and ambitious city which invests in science.

We encourage young scientists who are preparing a doctoral dissertation at your university, are the authors or joint authors of a scientific publication and wish to pursue their scientific interests at one of Polish leading universities to take advantage of the offer.

The deadline for submission of applications is 15 October this year.



  • undertaking a year’s internship at one of the Fahrenheit Universities
  • conducting interdisciplinary research as part of your PhD dissertation
  • covering travel costs up to PLN 6,500
  • scholarship at PLN 6,500 (net) per month
  • providing accommodation
  • gaining international experience
  • making new contacts.

Rules of the scholarship programme for PhD students and an Application form are available on the FarU website

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