CONACyT for PhDs

Important details
  • You are accepted as a PhD candidate at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  • Your PhD programme is in an area related to the priorities of the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología’ (the National Council of Science and Technology, abbreviated CONACyT).
  • You are granted a scholarship from CONACyT under this agreement
  • Mexican
Participating faculty
  • All faculties (Erasmus MC has a separate agreement)
Level of study
  • PhD
Scholarship / Grant in €
  • 35% discount on PhD tuition for four years of your programme at Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Grant from CONACyT for health insurance, travel and living expenses, as outlined in annual plan from CONACyT
DeadlineVaries by programme; please follow application guidelines on each PhD programme website carefully
More details & contact

Conacyt website (in Spanish)

Application - CONACyT-Scholarship for PhDs

It is important to note that most of EUR’s PhD programmes operate independently; admissions and financing are not managed centrally. Please review the application and admission information for your programme of interest carefully.

The scholarship is arranged directly with CONACyT; all information about timing and process must be found directly from their organization (in Spanish):

Deadline: See CONACyT website 

Background information

Erasmus University Rotterdam is working on a number of initiatives to increase the exchange of experiences and knowledge with Mexican academics and institutions. In 2018, the university signed an agreement with CONACyT as one step in supporting this effort.