A number of fully funded PhD and Masters studentships are available within
the Joint Postgraduate Program in Mathematical Science of the National
Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Campus Morelia, and the Michoacan
University of San Nicolas of Hidalgo.
The PhD studentships are tenable for up to 3 years and have a stipend of
10,342 Mexican Pesos per month (816 US Dollars, equivalent to six Mexican
minimum wages). The Masters studentships are tenable for up to 2 years and
have a stipend of 7,757 Mexican Pesos per month (612 US Dollars, equivalent
to four and a half Mexican minimum wages). Health coverage will be provided
by the Mexican social security system.
Applicants should have or expect to gain a university degree in Mathematics
or related discipline with an average of 8 or higher on a 10 point scale.
Non-Spanish speakers are expected to become proficient in Spanish within two
The preferred starting date is 16th August 2010. Deadline for applications
is 21st May 2010. The entrance exam is scheduled for 5th June 2010. Foreign
students are required to arrange for a faculty member to supervise the exam
at their home institution.
A complete application includes a covering letter addressed to the Comité
Académico del Posgrado en Matemáticas specifying contact details, CV, copies
of university degrees, a copy of an identity document (passport, driving
licence, etc), and contact details of two academic referees. Applications
should be send electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further details visit: posgrado.unam.umich.mx/ (in Spanish).
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr. Elmar Wagner, phone: +52 443 322
3500, ext. 4127, mailto:email@example.com
"Morelia, a city of about 1 million, rests on a gentle sloping hill
overlooking the Valley of Guayangero and is another of Mexico's colonial
gems. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Artistic sight. At an elevation of 6,399
feet above sea level, Morelia's climate provides spring-like days throughout