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Joining ArcTrain

ArcTrain offers the opportunity to join a network of internationally renowned researchers on a program which aims at developing professional skills through its international and interdisciplinary components. Students are offered a number of workshops and special courses, participation in research expeditions, and 4-12 months residency in a Canadian or German partner institution other than the one the student is enrolled in. Students will also be offered to attend a ‘Floating University’ in the North Atlantic or Arctic Ocean on Canadian and German research vessels.

ArcTrain offers funding of $21,000/year for a total duration of 4 years for PhD students. Please see the regulations of the individual university where you are applying (or speak with your prospective supervisor) for specifics. Postdoctoral fellows will receive a minimum of 35,000$/year, for up to two years.

If you wish to join our team, please read the application guidelines here.
Visit the PhD and postdoctoral project pages to see current position calls. 

ArcTrain Canada comprises 9 Canadian partner institutions:

UQAM Memorial University of Newfoundland University of Alberta
ArcTrain is an international training program in collaboration with: