UQIDAR Joint PhD Positionsfor International Students in Australia

  • PHD
  • Variable stipend

Through the UQIDAR joint-PhD program, you can receive a scholarship to study at two world-leading, research-intensive institutions – The University of Queensland (UQ) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IITD) – on multidisciplinary projects. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be offered a jointly awarded Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from both UQ and IITD.

Available projects are grouped within five themes:

  1. Healthy ageing
  2. Feeding the world
  3. Resilient environment
  4. Technology for tomorrow
  5. Transforming societies
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The University of Queensland

The University of Queensland is a public research university located primarily in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland.

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There are two PhD pathways to consider: i-students and q-students.


Indian nationals and international applicants (with citizenship other than Australia), will be considered for admission as i-students. i-students will spend their first year of study at IITD before completing one year (or more) at UQ. They would then complete the remainder of their studies at IITD.


Australian domestic students will be considered for admission as q-students. q-students will spend their first year of study at UQ before completing one year (or more) at IITD.

Applicants must meet the following requirements for consideration for entry into the joint PhD program.

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The value varies depending on whether the student commences the PhD program at UQ or IITD.

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