2016 French Chairs program in São Paulo State

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

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The São Paulo University (USP), the Campinas state university (UNICAMP) and the São Paulo state university « Júlio de Mesquita Filho » (UNESP), in partnership with the French General Consulate in São Paulo launched, for the sixth consecutive year, a Chair program, in all disciplines, for teachers and/or researchers from French Higher Education and Research institutions, for a period from 45 days to one year. Deadline for application: November 13, 2015.

This program aims to support new collaborations or projects on emerging themes, as well as to strengthen the development of already established excellence cooperations. Co-directed with a Brazilian referent professor, they provide an excellent opportunity for developing and structuring collaborations between French organizations and universities of the State of São Paulo.

The submitted projects could be written in French, Portuguese or English.

Laureates will receive a monthly grant from the partner university of an amount equal to the salary of a professor from the host university. The French Consulate will cover round-trip airfare.

Projects have to be sent before November 13, 2015 to the international relations office of the host university and the French General Consulate in São Paulo:

For USP, Prof. Raul Machado Neto: aucani@usp.br

For UNICAMP, Prof. Luís Cortez, par e-mail to Mme Clara Orzechowski: clarinha@reitoria.unicamp.br

For UNESP, Prof. José Celso Freire Junior: arex@reitoria.unesp.br

For the French Consulate, Dr. Gérard Chuzel, by e-mail to Mme Coline Salzmann: coline.salzmann@diplomatie.gouv.fr

On the Consulate's website, you can download in pdf format, the full text of the call for applications.