The online application for the Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Professors and Researchers from Latin American Universitiesis is available until 31 March 2017 on the Coimbra Group web site: http://www.coimbra-group.eu/activities/scholarships. Applications should be submitted in English.
This initiative, which offers grants to finance short-term research visits, aims at favouring mobility and academic exchange between Europe and Latin America and was launched for the first time on January 2004.
The following universities are participating in the 2017/2018 edition of the scholarship programme:
- Eötvös Loránd University Budapest (Hungary)
- University of Coimbra (Portugal)
- University of Granada (Spain)
- Karl-Franzens University Graz (Austria)
- Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany)
- Jagiellonian University Krakow (Poland)
- University of Leiden (The Netherlands)
- KU Leuven (Belgium)
- University of Padova (Italy)
- University of Poitiers (France)
- University of Salamanca (Spain)
- University of Siena (Italy)
Requirements for the applicants:
-To be a national of and currently resident in a Latin American country. Candidates already living and/or studying in Europe will not be considered.
-To hold a university degree or equivalent.
-To be linked as a professor or researcher to a Latin American University recognized as such by the authorities of the country.
-To use the Coimbra Group Office electronic application process. Only one application per candidate will be accepted.
-To submit online an Acceptance Letter/email from the tutor/partner with whom the work programme will be undertaken in the host institution. This document is mandatory.
-Candidates should be under 40 years of age when submitting the application.
-Previously selected candidates can apply for a second grant but they will not be prioritized.
The administrative check of applications will be undertaken by the Coimbra Group Office in order to select candidates who meet the eligibility criteria. The selection of candidates will be undertaken by the host universities. The Coimbra Group Office will contact all candidates and inform them about the result of their application by the end of May 2017.
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