Third Call for PhD 2014

To all the Organizations interesting in Automation in Air Traffic Management:

HALA! is launching a new call for one PhD Studentship. The call for a PhD is open to any university, research centre or company that wants to contribute to the objectives of HALA! on any topic in the area of 'Automation in Air Traffic Management'. Research organizations in all relevant fields of research will not have to be participants of HALA! to submit their proposals.

The Call is open from 10th of April 2014 and will close on 9th of May 2014. The results will be announced on 23rd of May 2014.

Start date for the Third cohort of PhD programme.
* September 2014.

The contribution to financing a PhD student will be limited to 34.560 Euros in total. The rest of the funding required should be sought from other sources including the Universities responding to the Calls, industry (including those in HALA!), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and other entities.

It is a mandatory requirement that funding is guaranteed for the whole duration of the PhD. Therefore, evidence of co-funding must be included in the proposal submitted by any University wishing to host a PhD student.

Guidelines for the selection of the PhD student by the host institution and information on how the successful PhD research proposals will be managed by the Network are included in the HALA! PhD Management Plan.

The PhD thesis proposals (maximum 4 pages) should be submitted using the Research Proposal Template.

Submissions can be made in either paper or electronic form. Electronic submissions should be made to  by the due date. Paper submissions must reach by the due date, either by registered post or by hand (from 09:00 am to 17:00 pm), the following address:

Att. Prof. Francisco Sáez Nieto
HALA! Network Departamento de Navegación Aérea
ETSI Aeronáuticos
Plaza de Cardenal Cisneros 3
28040 Madrid

A confirmation of receipt of the proposal will be sent electronically to the email address of the applicant.