Arqus universities start opening the calls 2021/22 for Research Stays and Site Visits

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Action Line 6 "Research support & Early-Stage Researcher Development", coordinated by the University of Graz (Austria), has set itself the goal of sustainably promoting existing and emerging cooperation in the most diverse profile-forming areas and intensifying cooperation in research at the partner universities.

With the following calls 2021/22, the Action Line 6 team would like to come closer to this goal once again and welcomes all researchers and early-stage researchers at the Arqus partner universities to take advantage of the opportunities of different forms of cooperation offered:

1. Research Stays

Within the framework of the activity "6.5 Exchange Educates: short term exchange programmes for postgraduate students, ESRs, senior researchers or professors", researchers and ESRs at the Arqus partner universities are given the opportunity to spend short or medium to long-term research periods at one of the partner institutions.

2. Site Visits/Joint Activities of Doctoral Groups

Within the framework of the activity "6.11 Arqus PhD: an initiative to connect existing PhD training programmes", doctoral groups can apply for funding to initiate sustainable research and training collaborations in the form of site visits and joint activities.

Both calls may also include the participation in one of the Arqus Research Focus Forums or in one of the Arqus RI large-scale workshops.

Each partner university will have its specific period to apply. To find out the complete information, please go to the call published on the website of your university and follow the process specified there:

  • University of BergenThe period to apply will be open until 26th November.
  • University of Granada. The period to apply will be open until 16th November.
  • University of Graz: The period to apply will be open until 15th November. The funding period is up to and including 30th September 2022.
  • Leipzig University. The period to apply will be open until 15th November.
  • Université de Lyon: The period to apply will be open from 17th November to 17th December for Research Stays and from 3rd January to 2nd February for Site Visits. The calls will be announced here.
  • University of Padua. The period to apply will be open until 20th November.
  • Vilnius UniversityThe period to apply will be open until 15th November.

Good luck!