FYORD (Foster Young Ocean Researcher Development)

With the FYORD program we support the development of young marine scientists by enabling young researchers from master students to postdocs to take the next step towards a successful career in marine topics.

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FYORD builds with its support measures on the existing young talent support programs of CAU - Graduate Center and Postdoctoral Center.

News from FYORD

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MISSION ATLANTIC: Mobility Call 2023

Application-Deadline is March 31, 2023

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PhD Position at the University of Southern Denmark

Application-Deadline is March 17, 2023.

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Postdoc Fellowship Program “Young Academy Fellows”

Application-Deadline is the 3rd of April 2023


Call for European Marine Board Ambassadors

Application-Deadline is February 26, 2023


Events & Courses

Early Registration-Deadline is the 28th of February 2023

Registration Deadline is April 04, 2023

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Application-Deadline is February 28, 2023

Early Registration-Deadline is May 28, 2023

Application-Deadline is March 09, 2023


As the earliest career stage of our targeted status groups, master's students form the roots of the FYORD program from which structures can evolve.


  More about Masters@FYORD


As a bridging qualification phase between student and independent postdoctoral researcher, the education of doctoral candidates plays a special role within the FYORD program.

More about Docs@FYORD


After the PhD, early career researchers have to deal with very specific challenges by building their independent research profile and making decisions about their career options inside or outside academia.

More about Postdocs@FYORD