Fellowship, Research and Study opportunities

ESO Fellowship Programme

Are you a young, post-doctoral Scientist? Are you looking for a fellowship which gives you opportunities to enhance your research programmes by facilitating close contact between young astronomers? The European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (ESO) awards several postdoctoral fellowships each year in both Germany and Chile. For more information on the Fellowship Programme and the application procedure please visit the ESO's website dedicated page.

International Space University

Founded in 1987 in Strasboug, France, the International Space University provides graduate-level training covering all disciplines related to space programmes and enterprises, space science, space engineering, systems engineering, space policy and law, business and management, and space and society. Within its two-month Space Studies Programme and one-year Masters programme with an intense student research Team Project, ISU provides international graduate students and young space professionals the opportunity to solve complex problems by working together in an intercultural environment.

More information on ISU's academic programmes and to contact the University please visit ISU website: http://www.isunet.edu/

Carreer opportunities at ESA

ESA offers students and young graduate a wide range of traineeship and work placement opportunities.

For work placement options, applicants should preferably be in their last or penultimate year of a
Master's degree. Many students take the opportunity of a student placement at ESA to prepare their thesis. In general, technical opportunities are available at ESTEC, ESOC, ESAC, ECSAT and ESRIN. There are also a limited number of non-technical opportunities.offers several trainship opportunities in all its agencies around europe in different fields and sectors.

To learn more on work placement opportunities visit: http://www.esa.int/About_Us/Careers_at_ESA/Student_placements2

The list of traineeship are available here:  http://www.esa.int/About_Us/Careers_at_ESA/Young_Graduate_Trainee_Opportunities