Undertaking a Master's research project at Institut Curie

You are a Master 1 student and you want to pursue your Master 2 at Institut Curie? Please find below all information.

Master 2 internship in a research team

Each year around fifty Master’s program students affiliated with various partner universities complete their interniship within our laboratories.

If you are interested in an internship at the Research Center, contact the team of your choice directly and/or consult their offers posted on the partner university sites.


To apply for M2 funding for MDs, PharmDs & other Health Professionals

Candidates should contact one of Institut Curie's research teams to develop a project proposal. The project has to be carried out at Institut Curie.

Upon selection by the future supervisor, candidates will submit their application online until May 31st, 2024


Four M2 fellowships will be offered in 2024-2025:


Two medico-scientific projects


One project on triple-negative breast cancer co-funded by the Collectif Triplettes Roses

Triplettes Roses


In 2024-2025, the Collectif Triplettes Roses is jco-funding with Institut Curie an M2 project on triple-negative breast cancer.

This innovative funding will foster interactions between the student and the Collectif Triplettes Roses, to encourage researcher/patient exchanges.


One project on relapse funded by Institut Curie's SiRIC







The call for application is open until 31 May 2024.


The application platform is HERE



- Candidates must have finished medical / pharmacy school and be engaged in medical / pharmaceutical training (either residency or fellowship)

- Candidates must demonstrate the orientation of their careers towards the various disciplines of cancerology;

- The scientific project must be designed with a scientist and/or a clinician of Institut Curie;

- The scientific project may be a medico-scientific project designed within a collaboration between a medical doctor and a researcher, however this is not mandatory.

- It is compulsory to apply also for grants from other funding bodies.

- Medical students are not eligible


Requested documents

The following documents are to be uploaded on the application platform:

  • A letter of motivation for the project (one page, in english)
  • The candidate's CV
  • A summary of the M2 project (max 3 pages, in english)
  • A list of the most important publications / patents of the future supervisor for the past five years
  • An acceptance letter from the hosting lab director, including the type of interview conducted with the candidate (meeting, phone, etc.)
  • A letter of recommendation from a previous supervisor (MDs or researcher), with a comment on practical trainings, if applicable
  • An acceptance letter of the clinician partner of the project, if applicable
  • University grades transcripts for DFASM3. If they are not available upon submission, they might be requested prior to the signature of the work contract
  • The MD diploma and medical speciality diploma (if already awarded)


Application platform

Click here to apply


Financial support

The stipend includes gross salary and employer's contribution. It amounts to 50,000 euros per year for residents and junior doctors and 65,000 euros per year for university hospital assistant doctors or pharmacists (AHU) or head of clinic assistant (CCA)



A scientific committee will evaluate the candidates based on their application, their academic performance and the scientific potential of both the candidate and the host laboratory.

It is compulsory to apply also for grants from other financing bodies.


The non-exhaustive list below indicates some of the main funding bodies:

  • Fondation ARC: Master 2 & PhD.
  • FRM: Master 2 & PhD.
  • AAIHP: Master 2.
  • Concours de l’année Médaille (APHP : the application documents (dossiers de candidatures)
  • Année Recherche
  • Groupe Pasteur Mutualité: Fonds de dotation Villa M



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