PhD Scholarships for the RMIT European Doctoral Innovators Program (REDI)

REDI is an international and multidisciplinary PhD training program offering top-class positions across Europe with a residential year in RMIT University in Melbourne (Australia)

The REDI (RMIT European Doctoral Innovators) program is a unique opportunity offering excellent PhD positions including enviable international experience, top-class research discipline and transversal skills training as well as networking with academic and industry leaders from 60+ supporting partners.

REDI's early-stage researchers from around the globe will be working with leading European research and academic institutions across 10 countries and spend up to one residential year at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia (ranked in the top 20 universities under 50 years old in the world). REDI researchers will be part of a rich multidisciplinary and multicultural research community and work closely with leading industry partners, their projects and careers benefiting from comprehensive technical training, international experience and mentoring.

Currently, there are 20 open positions in very diverse fields that range from architecture and design, to manufacturing and engineering, information and communication technologies, business and administration or biological sciences. 

Above national standard salaries (check specific amount on each vacancy description online) and up to 4 years of duration.

Applications are now open.

30 April 2022.

To apply for REDI, you must comply with the MSCA-COFUND eligibility criteria by the application deadline:

  • Be in the first four years (Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) research experience of your research career and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree. FTE Research Experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree entitling him/her to embark on a doctorate, AND
  • Not have resided or carried out your main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of your research host for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before this call’s deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention (1951 Refugee Convention and 1967 Protocol), compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays is not taken into account.

AND the following criteria:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree requiring at least 4 years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours and including a research component; OR
  • Hold a master's degree that includes a research component or a master degree without a research component with at least a high distinction average; OR
  • Have evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or professional experience demonstrating that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the chosen project.


  • Have English level C1 language proficiency.

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