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CSC Tampere University scholarship programme

CSC Tampere University joint scholarship programme provides the possibility for Chinese PhD students, post-doc fellows and visiting scholars to apply for funding to conduct research at Tampere University. The China Scholarship Council operates under the Chinese Ministry of Education providing funding for Chinese nationals to study and conduct research abroad and foreign students and scholars to study in China.

Doctoral students

The joint programme allows for ten Chinese PhD students to start and complete a full doctoral programme with CSC funding at Tampere University annually. For doctoral students to funding is up to 48 months in total.

Further information for candidates

Post-doctoral fellows

Funding is also allocated to 7 visiting post-doctoral fellows from China to Tampere University. The funding is provided for 6 – 24 months. Post-doctoral research fellows and visiting scholars are two different types of applicants in CSC.  Generally, eligible criteria for applicants applying postdoctoral research fellows are as follows:

  • the candidate should not be older than 40 years old when applying
  •  the candidate should work as an employee at a higher education institutions /scientific research institutions in China and must have earned a PhD. degree before applying
  •  not more than 3 years have passed after the award of the PhD
Further information for post-doc candidates

Visiting scholars

Funding is allocated to 3 visiting researchers from China to Tampere University. The funding is provided for 3 – 12 months in total. Post-doctoral research fellows and visiting scholars are two different types of applicants in CSC.  Generally, the eligibility criteria for applicants applying as visiting scholars are as follows:

  • the candidate should not be older than 50 years old when applying
  • the candidate should work as an employee at a higher education institutions/scientific research institutions/administrative organizations in China
  • the candidate must have earned a Bachelor's degree before applying
Further information for visiting scholars