The candidate needs to fill in the ethics self-assessment of the project proposed in order to complete the application. A guide on how to complete your ethics self-assessment can be consulted here:

The Ethical Committee will revise the ethics self-assessments to evaluate if they may arise any ethical issues. Recommendations will be given to ensure compliance with the national and EU legal framework. Projects may be finally discarded if they involve major unresolved ethical issues.

The following fields of research shall not be financed through this fellowship:

a) Research activity aiming at human cloning for reproductive purposes.

b) Research activity intended to modify genetic heritage of human beings which could make such changes heritable.

c) Research activities intended to create human embryos for research or for stem cell procurement, including by means of somatic cell nuclear transfer.

d) Research on human stem cells, both adult and embryonic.

In case activities undertaken in non-EU countries raise ethics issues, the beneficiary must confirm that the research conducted outside the EU is legal in at least one EU Member State.


Fellows taking part in the IberusExperience programme must comply with the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity independently of their nationality.


The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights stipulates that EU citizens have the right to protection of their personal data. To know more on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applying in Europe visit this page.


IberusExperience data protection will be handled in accordance with Spanish Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, 2018, on the protection of personal data and the guarantee of digital rights, and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data. The provided personal data will be processed by the Campus Iberus Consortium as data controller, its President being the competent body in the matter (, before whom you may exercise your rights of access to personal data, rectification, restriction of processing, objection to processing or data portability by indicating specifically the reason for the request and enclosing a copy of a document proving your identity.

If you are not satisfied with the response to your request, you may contact the Data Protection Officer of the Campus Iberus Consortium ( or complain to the Spanish Data Protection Agency using the forms that can be found on its website:

  1. As data controller, the Campus Iberus Consortium informs you that it will process the personal data you provide in order to evaluate, select and manage the participation of fellows in the IberusExperience COFUND Fellowship Programme, as well as in order to inform you about the programme’s services, events or activities. The data will also be processed for historical research or statistical purposes.
  2. The Campus Iberus Consortium is entitled to process the data as it is necessary for the execution of the legal relationship established between the interested party and the Consortium by participating in this call for applications and for the Consortium to comply with its legal obligations in accordance with these terms and conditions.
  3. Personal data will be processed and retained by the Campus Iberus Consortium only for the time necessary to fulfill the purposes for which they were collected and to comply with the legal obligations of the Consortium.
  4. The disclosure of data is foreseen through the publication of lists and results as established in the terms and conditions of this call.

It is also foreseen to disclose data to public or private organizations that carry out the external evaluation of this call, who will act as data processors under a data processing contract in accordance with the current legislation.

The disclosure of data to the member universities of the Consortium Campus Iberus: University of Zaragoza, Public University of Navarra, University of Lleida and University of La Rioja is also foreseen for the management of the recruitment and participation in the programme of the selected fellows.