The STUDIUM RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP is designed to attract internationally competitive researchers for at least one year. An average of twelve awards are available in this campaign. Experienced international researchers are eligible to submit an application after having negotiated their acceptance to a host laboratory and/or host enterprise.


The STUDIUM Institute for Advanced Studies is pleased to inform you that the call for applications of the Smart Loire Valley Programme - Campaign 2017 - is now open. Deadline for submission of applications is set on 9th February 2017 at 5:00pm (CET Paris time).

This call is open to all research disciplines and offers post-doctoral fellowships for international experienced researchers in region Centre-Val de Loire laboratories including:

• A 12-month fellowship in a high level laboratory
• Integration in an international scientific community
• Funding and organisation of international scientific events
• Enabling environment (housing, administrative support, etc...)

This fellowship award is available for the arrival of the applicant researcher between 1st September 2017 and 30th June 2018.


The fellowships programme targets researchers with a least 5 years of post-doctoral experience. Candidates have to identify a research team in the region Centre-Val de Loire accepting to host the one-year residency. If necessary, LE STUDIUM can help establishing a link with a laboratory in the desired scientific field in the region.

More information are available in the Guidelines document.

An indicative application form is also available below. Please not that this form is designed to share information between partners of a project. Applications must be completed online on the LE STUDIUM website. Applications submitted by email will not be not evaluated.

Do not hesitate to contact Dr Aurélien Montagu for any additional enquiries.

*The Smart Loire Valley Programme’s Fellowships receive funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grand agreement n° 665790

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LE STUDIUM RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP, Indicative application format
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Call for applications and guidelines: campaign 2017


publié le 04/01/2017

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