Finished or about to finish your master studies? Looking for a first step in your research career? Curious to experience what it's like to work in a renowned research center that bridges academia and industry? Joining imec as a PhD student is exactly what you need to start your exciting research journey.
As a doctoral researcher at imec, you get the opportunity to do fundamental, advanced research on technologies that are far ahead of the needs of the industry. Our PhD programs have been developed in collaboration with 5 Flemish universities to match our research domains:
At imec, more than 700 PhD students from over 40 different countries are working on the future of a better world. This is possible thanks to imec partnerships with universities all around the world.
We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in the vibrant and international city of Leuven in Belgium. Here is why a PhD at imec is a unique opportunity:
Imec itself is not giving PhD degrees but acts as a host research institute for PhD and postdoc research in collaboration with 5 Flemish universities: KU Leuven, UGent, VUBrussel, UAntwerpen, UHasselt. Imec has also signed dual degree PhD agreements with Flemish and international universities. Both engineers and scientists can apply because of the multidisciplinary character of our research. PhDs get supported by professors of both national and international universities, all of them experts in their domains.
Interested? Get to know more about doing a PhD at imec, read testimonials from former and current students and look for opportunities here.
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