Wednesday, December 19, 2018

[DMANET] Helsinki ICT Network: Positions for Exceptional Doctoral Students (deadline Jan 31, 2019)

The Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and
Communications Technology (HICT) is a joint initiative by Aalto
University and the University of Helsinki, the two leading universities
within this area in Finland. The network involves at present over 60
professors and over 200 doctoral students, and the participating units
graduate altogether more than 40 new doctors each year.

The quality of research and education in both HICT universities is
world-class, and the education is practically free as there are no
tuition fees for doctoral students in the Finnish university system. In
terms of the living environment, Helsinki has been ranked as one of the
world's top-10 most livable cities (Economist, 2017), and Finland is
among the best countries in the world with respect to many quality of
life indicators (

The activities of HICT are structured along five research area specific

Algorithms and machine learning
Life science informatics
Networks, networked systems and services
Software and service engineering and systems
User centered and creative technologies

The participating units of HICT have currently funding available for
exceptionally qualified doctoral students. We offer the possibility to
join outstanding research groups, with a total of *20 research projects*
to choose from.

We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds, and qualified female
candidates are explicitly encouraged to apply. For more information on
the positions, see "".

The online application form ( closes January 31,
2019 at midnight Finnish time.
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