Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe Oxford DPhil Graduate Fellowships

Awards are open for 2016-17. The application deadline is 22 January 2017.

In the 2016-17 cycle, up to three Kavli-IPMU Oxford DPhil Fellowships will be offered to pursue a doctoral programme (DPhil from the University of Oxford) in those areas of experimental and theoretical particle physics, cosmology and astrophysics of common interest to faculty at Kavli-IPMU and Oxford. The fellowships are open to all nationalities and include the cost of tuition, fees and a living allowance for up to four years. The application procedure is identical to the normal DPhil application procedure to apply to the University of Oxford. Applicants should indicate in their personal statement that they wish to be considered for this fellowship; non-UK/EU applicants should indicate the fellowship in the box ‘proposed funding source’. Selection of candidates will be jointly conducted by faculty from Kavli-IPMU and Oxford. Interviews of candidates will be held in February 2017 in person or by Skype. Successful candidates will be jointly supervised by Kavli-IPMU and Oxford faculty and will spend year one in Oxford, years two and three in Japan and year four in Oxford. Research will be conducted in all four years, while in year one formal course work is also required.

Information about Kavli-IPMU may be found at:

Information about the University of Oxford may be found at:

The application guide for admission to the DPhil at Oxford:

Applicants should apply to one of the following three courses:


Informal enquires about this programme should be directed to Professor Hitoshi Murayama, Director of Kavli-IPMU (hitoshi.murayama _at_ ipmu.jp) or Professor Ian Shipsey, Deputy Head, Dept. of Physics, Oxford (ian.shipsey _at_ physics.ox.ac.uk).