Proposals are accepted and evaluated continuously but candidates are strongly recommended to contact the potential
CREAM supervisor before submitting
Do also consult the projects
page for a list of vacant training projects.
Before you apply you should also check the eligibility criteria. PhD students meeting the eligibility criteria will be selected on the basis of their scientific ability and the compatibility of the proposed plan with the research focus and activities at
Get the application form (word document) and send the application to:
National Environmental Research Institute
Department of Marine Ecology
Please also forward the application as an attachment to an e-mail to:
Daniel Conley email@example.com with copy to
Anne van Acker, secretary firstname.lastname@example.org,
Subject: CREAM application: "your name".
CREAM is only open for students already enrolled in a university in a EU country - other than Denmark - to pursue PhD studies.
The doctoral training is open to students in marine biology, ecological
modelling, statistics, biological physical and chemical oceanography.
Students must be nationals of an EU Member State or Associated State
(see box 4) or have resided in an EU Member State for at least five years immediately prior to their appointment in a network.
Students must be aged 35 or less at the time of their appointment to the network.
Exceptions can be made for compulsory military or civil service and for
The studentís home institution must be located in one of the EU Member States.
Students are not eligible for a fellowship under CREAM if they have pursued doctoral studies anywhere in
Denmark for more than 12 months in the two years immediately prior to their
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