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

Awards are open for 2018-19. The application deadline is 19 January 2018.

In the 2018-19 cycle, up to three Kavli-IPMU Oxford Graduate 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 2018 in person in Oxford 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:
Particle Physics:
Theoretical Physics:

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)