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PERIDOT: French-Pakistani program to support researchers' mobility

The Partenariat Hubert Curien (PHC) - Peridot 2024 - aims to develop scientific and technological exchanges of excellence between French and Pakistani laboratories, in particular by encouraging new cooperations, the participation of young researchers and PhD candidates. The deadline for applications is October 6, 2023.


Terms and conditions

Mission and funding


Peridot is the Partenariat Hubert Curien (PHC) set up in France by the Ministries of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and Higher Education and Research (MESR), and in Pakistan by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).

Terms and conditions

  • The call for applications is open to full researchers from research laboratories attached to higher education organizations and research institutions;
  • Three key areas have been identified:

1. Renewable energies, environment, and climate change.

2. Agriculture, food safety, and health.

3. Human and social sciences

Projects that address the societal challenges of environmental change will receive priority.

  • Only applications co-submitted by the research partners in their respective countries are accepted.

Mission and funding

  • Funding is granted on an annual basis, for 2 or 3 (consecutive) years;
  • The funding only covers the mobility of researchers between the two countries;
  • Funding support covers stay (€52-€125/day) and travels (reimbursement on actual expenses up to a limit of € 1500 per France-Pakistan round-trip) allowances of involved researchers.
The final deadline for application is October 6, 2023.


See the call for applications on the Campus France website (in French)