The group of Optical Communications at the University of Vigo (Spain) is looking for a PhD student in the area of quantum cryptography. The aim of the PhD project is to develop new high-rate quantum key distribution protocols and explore their robustness against side-channel attacks.


  • A Master’s degree in physics, mathematics, or engineering
  • Candidates with a strong background in cryptography or quantum information are preferred
  • Demonstrated research abilities by completion of an (undergraduate) research project.

Do not hesitate to contact Prof. Marcos Curty ([email protected], should you have any question, and send him a motivating email and your CV if you are interested in the position.