Transnational fellowship programme developed by the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) in partnership with the Université de Namur (UNamur) and the Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles (ULS-B) with the support of the European Commission (Marie Curie actions).
In line with the European Research Area (ERA) objectives, the programme's goal is to create favourable conditions for transnational mobility of highly skilled researchers. In respect for the EURAXESS principles, fellows will be selected through a transparent selection process carried out, notably, by independent experts.
The programme lasts 5 years, issuing 3 calls for proposals. Depending on the duration of the stay of the candidates retained for funding, about 27 fellowships will be granted per call.
Sciences and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Health Sciences. The stay should cover 12 up to 24 months. The project will start maximum 12 months after the call deadline.
- For experienced researchers holding a doctoral degree (PhD) or having at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience;
- Researchers with a maximum of 6 years of post-doc experience;
- Researchers in mobility condition: who have not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Belgium for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the starting date of the research project.
All nationalities are eligible.
A net monthly allowance, taking into account the experience of the fellow (average in 2016 with 2 years of working experience: EUR/month 2,311.36);
The personal liability insurance costs;
The contribution to the National Office of Social Security (NOSS);
A bench fee of EUR/year 5,000 for laboratory-based research or EUR/year 2,500 for non-laboratory based research;
Travel allowance: this amount will be calculated taking into account the country of origin of the candidate (depending on the country, it could range from EUR/year 250 to EUR/year 2,000).
Deadline: 4 January 2017.
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