Hebrew University of Jerusalem – University of Melbourne: Call for Joint PhD Projects

Critical Dates

4 May 2020

Call opens

20 July 2020 - 4:59pm (AEST)

Applications due

End of August 2020

Results released



The Jerusalem-Melbourne Joint PhD (JMJPhD) program is open for project submissions across all areas of research to academic collaborators at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) and Melbourne. Graduate researchers (GRs) participating in the joint program will be enrolled in both institutions. The research work will be performed under joint supervision, with one primary supervisor from each of the two institutions.

Pairs of UoM and HUJI Faculty members are invited to apply to this joint call for joint supervision of 2 PhD candidates per pair.

  • HUJI: All scholarships in this call will be funded jointly by the Hebrew University (50%) and the Supervisor (50%).
  • UoM: All scholarships in this call will be funded according to the conditions stipulated by the participating Faculty.

UoM and HUJI will support home-base GR and supervisor travel at their respective Universities and allocate funds for expenses in hosting workshops for collaborative activities specified in the projects and for program coordination.

It is up to the partners involved in the individual projects to cover consumable costs


The 2020 call for joint PhD projects is open to applications across all research areas.

This call for project proposals is open to academics employed by UoM and HUJI, with capacity to supervise two jointly enrolled PhD candidates. Additional colleagues (including Honorary and adjunct staff, and other partners in Australia, Israel or internationally) are not eligible to apply as primary supervisor, although they can participate in co-supervision of joint PhDs.

UoM academics must be registered to supervise as per the Supervisor Eligibility and Registration Policy. For more information, including forms for supervisor registration, please consult the information for supervisors section on the Graduate Research Hub.

Applications that do not satisfy these criteria will not be eligible.

How to apply

  1. Review the guidelines

    Please review the guidelines before the submission.

  2. Submit the application to UoM

    Submit a single, jointly prepared proposal (3 pages maximum) in English in PDF form to mark.gregory@unimelb.edu.au by 4:59 pm on 20 July 2020 (Melbourne local time). All Melbourne applicants must ensure Head of Department approval is attached.


UoM submission and contact details

Mark Gregory
International Research Project Officer
Chancellery, Research and Enterprise. The University of Melbourne

For HUJI applicants please direct any additional questions to:

Jane Turner
Head International Office. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Keri Rosenbluh
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem