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EURAXESS helps you take your next career movement

Find your job in research

EURAXESS lists thousands of vacancies and fellowships from more than 40 European countries and other regions in the world.


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Charter & Code

The European Commission has adopted a European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. These two documents are key elements in the EU's policy to boost researchers' careers.

The Charter and Code ensures researchers can enjoy the same rights and obligations in any European country.   

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Charter & Code



Find funding for your research project

You can find a wealth of information on research funding throughout Europe: from individual grants to supporting start-ups.



Research programmes

Financial support for research projects or studies in the Faroe Islands may be achieved from funds in the Faroe Islands or abroad

The Nordic countries have their own joint calls for proposals that are open to researchers working in the Nordic countries.

NORA (Nordic Atlantic Cooperation) is an intergovernmental organization under the Nordic Council of Ministers providing financial grants in support of collaborative projects involving partners from at least two of the four NORA countries (Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and Coastal Norway).

NORA supports a variety of different projects relevant to the organization`s overarching goal of creating a powerful North Atlantic region with a strong sustainable economic development.

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Create your path to success

EURAXESS supports you through the process with the help of its Career Development Centres, policy recommendations, and training resources.

career development

Think about your career

Improving your skills and actively engaging in your own personal and career development is vital to be flexible and successful in your professional career path. 

EURAXESS offers a range of resources for Career Development planning available for researchers and employers.   

Applicants must have an academic degree equivalent to a                Master´s degree in the intended field of study.

PhD positions are usually offered as paid positions by universities, research institutes or external funding bodies. Candidates offered a PhD position will not pay fees and will receive a monthly salary.

Other PhD applicants may be required to have funding for the entire programme period.

Faroese PhD programmes are mainly research based. Theoretical studies in the form of small courses or seminars are also an important component. Programmes usually consist of three years of full-time study ending with a dissertation.

All PhD students receive individual tutoring and theses are publicly defended.

Admission to Faroese PhD programmes is managed by the University of the Faroe Islands. It is also possible to do a PhD at a Faroese research institute or private company in cooperation with the University of the Faroe Islands or a foreign university.