Lomonosov Moscow State University

PhD fellowships-2020

ITMP offers several fellowships for PhD students to start on October 1, 2020.

Applicants must have a Masters degree or equivalent in theoretical or mathematical physics before October 2020. They will be expected  to participate in the research activity of ITMP under a supervision of the members of the local group, members of the scientific council and other researchers associated with ITMP (see with the aim of obtaining a PhD degree in theoretical or mathematical physics. This fellowship is offered for up to 4 years  with the monthly salary of 35-45 thousand roubles (500-650 Euro) after tax.

We expect that a successful applicant will be enrolled in a postgraduate program (aspirantura) in one or another university or research institute for the duration of the fellowship.


The application deadline for a fellowship is June 1, 2020.


To ensure full consideration, the applicants should send to

1) curriculum vitae, list of publications and short research statement;

2) arrange for (at least) two letters of reference to be e-mailed separately to the same address;

3) name the member(s) of the ITMP local group, ITMP scientific council, or researchers associated with ITMP ( who  may be their potential supervisors.

Shortlisted applicants may be called for an interview.


This call is closed, winners are selected. A new round for 2021 will be announced soon.