- Those professionals from different backgrounds in Clinical (obstetricians, radiologists, cardiologists…), Basic (Biologists, biochemistry…) and Technological (bio-engineers, physicists…) fields interested in developing a career in the Fetal Medicine area.
- Candidates must have already obtained a first post-graduate degree or demonstrate a recognized equivalent level of learning according to national legislation and practices; from an accredited university (listed in the IAU's List of Universities of the World - http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/list-heis).
- Candidates who will only obtain their postgraduate higher education degree at the end of the academic year preceding the one concerned by the application can nevertheless apply for the doctoral fellowship and be selected by the consortium concerned, under the condition that they acquire the required degree prior to the beginning of the joint doctorate programme concerned.
- Students must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English, when non-native English students, by means of an internationally recognized test equivalent to level C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR - http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/linguistic/CADRE_EN.asp). These tests include, e.g., Cambridge English First A, IELTS (academic) 7.0, TOEFL (paper based) 590, TOEFL (computer based) 243, TOEFL (Internet based) 110, etc.