Welcome to the PhD Hub platform
Browse thousands of business-driven PhD offers worldwide.
Explore your opportunities now. Find your partners.
Find PhD offers, connect with researchers, universities and businesses to conduct your project. The PhD Hub is an online portal for industrial doctoral cooperation and funding opportunities.
The European PhD Hub vision
The PhD Hub is the single online resource for business-driven research. It connects PhD candidates, universities and businesses at local and European level. The PhD Hub is an EU-funded project under Erasmus+ Key Action 2 - Knowledge Alliance.
A quality framework for University-Business cooperation
Local hubs are structuring strategic cooperation between academia, industry and their research activities. Their members (industry, PhD candidates, researchers) can access international cooperation opportunities offered by the online portal.
An online infrastructure to increase the impact potential of research activities
Members of local PhD Hubs share information both at local and European level. It increases cooperation opportunities and enhances transferability of research results to the wider society (also referred to as industry).
Interdisciplinarity and attractiveness as keys to success
Connecting PhD candidates with businesses across research fields both a local and European level opens new research opportunities and tears down silos among research actors. Enhancing the innovation potential of research makes it also more attractive to prospective students.
Join the Hub
The PhD Hub implements a coordination mechanism triangulating the needs of businesses, universities and PhD candidates. It triggers new funding opportunities via calls for cooperation and allows PhD talents to answer the research and innovation needs of public and private entities.