PhD scholarship in information security

ictLaboratory for Open Systems and Networks at Jožef Stefan Institute is offering one scholarship for obtaining a PhD degree in science in the field of information security and new internet technologies and services. The selected candidate will be employed as young researcher at Jožef Stefan Institute for the maximum period of three years and six months.

Qualifications: Applicants with a university degree, concluded Bologna level 2 studies or master’s degree in an appropriate field (computer and information science, telecommunications, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics or organizational science preferred). In addition, the candidate

  • must have finished his/her studies with grade point average in all courses of at least 8.00 and must fulfill the requirements of enrollment in postgraduate Bologna level 3 studies;
  • should be at most 28 years old.

Criteria for assessment of candidates:

  • grade point average in all courses
  • obtained master’s degree
  • enrollment in postgraduate studies
  • awards of recognition received
  • articles published
  • participation in research work

Starting date: October 2018

General info: Jožef Stefan Institute (http://www.ijs.si) is the biggest research institute in Slovenia. Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks (http://www.e5.ijs.si) has a long tradition of research and development in the fields of information security, computer networks, telecommunication technologies, and information society services and applications. Currently, the main R&D activity focuses on internet technologies and services, information security and privacy, and technology-enhanced learning. R&D activities are carried out mainly in the EU projects and within national research programme “Future internet technologies: concepts, architectures, services, and socio-economic issues”. In 2017 the laboratory participated in 8 EU projects from the Horizon 2020 programme, 7th Framework programme, EU Cybercrime prevention programme, DG Justice programme, EU Competence and Innovation programme, and Erasmus+ programme.

Procedure: For detailed information about the application procedure please take a look at the Public call for candidates for early stage researchers or contact info@e5.ijs.si.


Laboratory for open systems and networks

  • Jamova cesta 39, 1000, Ljubljana
  • + 386 (0)1 477 3900
  • info@e5.ijs.si