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Bolashak: Kazakhstani international program "500 Internships For Researchers"

The Kazakhstani international program - Bolashak - aims to fund international internships for Kazakhstani researchers wishing to carry out a research internship abroad. This is an opportunity for French research institutions to welcome researchers from Kazakhstan. The deadline for applications is October 13, 2023.


French-Italian call for projects Vinci 2024

The French-Italian University (UFI) has launched the new Vinci Call for Proposals 2024. It is intended to support Franco-Italian university cooperation through mobility funding for master degree's students, PhD candidates, post-doctoral fellows and professors between France and Italy. Application deadline is February 9, 2024, 12:00 pm (noon).


Chateaubriand Fellowships

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Health for doctoral students aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams. The application deadline is January 13, 2023.


MOPGA 2023: French visiting fellowship program for young researchers

The main objective of the MOPGA visiting fellowship program is to strengthen scientific contributions to climate change issues raised by the COPs. The program is intended to welcome 40 young researchers wishing to carry out their research in France. The deadline for applications is January 16, 2023.


Institut Curie’s international PhD program EuReCa (Europe Research & Care)

Institut Curie is launching a fourth call for applications to recruit talented young researchers to build a community able to communicate, interact, build and share expertise to tackle the challenges of cancer. Application deadline: January 9,  2023.


French-Slovak program for scientific stays in France

The Franch-Slovak program for scientific stays in France aims to facilitate the transfer of skills or access to specific equipment, in order to support cooperation between two counties in areas identified as priorities. The deadline for applications is November 20, 2022.


Atlas, short–term postdoctoral mobility

Atlas program aims to develop scientific exchanges between France and other countries and to finance research work: field surveys, work in libraries and archives. Applicants in social sciences & humanities  must be attached to a private or public higher education /research institution and be a PhD holder. The deadline for applications is March 18, 2024.



Eiffel excellence scholarships

The main objective of the Eiffel Excellence scholarship programme is to train in French higher education institutions the future foreign decision makers of the private and public sectors. Three scientific fields have priority : sciences, economics and management, law and politics. The deadline for applications is January 10, 2024.


Alliance: French-British program to support researchers' mobility

The Partenariat Hubert Curien (PHC) - Alliance 2023 - aims to develop scientific and technological exchanges of excellence between French and the UK laboratories, involving a significant participation of young researchers (PhD and post-doctoral fellows). The deadline for applications is September 30, 2022.


Procore: French-Hong Kong program to support researchers' mobility

The Partenariat Hubert Curien (PHC) - Procore 2023 - aims to develop scientific and technological exchanges of excellence between French and Hong-Kongese  laboratories, involving a significant participation of young researchers (PhD and post-doctoral fellows). The program supports two types of cooperation: research projects and workshops. The deadline for applications is July 25, 2022


France-Taiwan Scientific Prize

The Académie des sciences (France) and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan award a France-Taiwan Scientific Prize every year to a team of French and Taiwanese researchers for their contribution and achievements to scientific research of interest to both regions. Application deadline is June 19, 2024.


Cooperation program with the United States: Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair Award

Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair Award aims to reinforce collaborative research between the United States and France by giving a French university the opportunity to invite an American professor/researcher and give him/her the opportunity to meet French colleagues, to organize and participate in conferences, and to interact with French graduate and PhD candidates in their discipline. Application deadline: September 16, 2024.


Institut Curie’s international PhD program EuReCa (Europe Research & Care)

Institut Curie is launching a third call for applications to recruit talented young researchers to build a community able to communicate, interact, build and share expertise to tackle the challenges of cancer.

Application deadline: January 20,  2022.


GENOPOLE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships 2020

Genopole-Evry has launched a new call for proposals for a postdoctoral fellowship which enables a France-educated1 researcher currently performing research abroad to return to France. The fellowship is intended to fund a research project in Genopole-based research laboratories or biotech companies. Application deadline: June 30.


Postes à l’international pour des profils en SHS (réseau des UMIFRE)

Le réseau des UMIFRE (Unités Mixtes des Instituts Français de Recherche à l’Etranger) propose actuellement 9 postes pour des docteurs  en sciences humaines et sociales, ayant eu une expérience à l’international.


Eole excellence scholarships

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

(Pour consulter cet article en français, cliquez ici)

The objective is to support particularly PhD students’ mobility from all disciplines for research stays or traineeships in the Netherlands. Application deadline: April 30, 2016.

AMI Doctorants

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

(Pour consulter cet article en français, cliquez ici)

In order to develop openness to the international, the Conseil régional d'Ile-de-France has developed a scheme to support the international mobility (AMI – Aide à la Mobilité Internationale) of PhD students, regardless of nationality, enrolled in the first or second year of thesis in Humanities and Social sciences, during the 2015-2016 year, in one of laboratories located in Île-de-France.

International networks of scientists in biodiversity

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A call for proposals launched by the ANR alongside its partners from the Belmont Forum which aims to build scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services. Application deadline: Jully 2, 2014.

France-Brazil Programmes - COFECUB

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

Two grants to foster and support the development of joint research between French and Brazilian academics, researchers, doctoral or post-doctoral students. Application deadline: May 28, 2014.

France-Argentina Research and Development funding

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

French and Argentine SMEs from all industry sectors are invited to submit joint projects in R&D and Innovation. Applications are admissible throughout the year.

2014 Coopol Innovation

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A program aiming at supporting the internationalization of French competitiveness clusters and the cooperation with their Chinese counterparts. Application deadline: December 31, 2013

International academic and scientific cooperation...

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

Paris Region supports through a call for proposals, innovative projects initiated by local Higher Education institutions and which integrate activities abroad.

French Chairs program in Rio de Janeiro State

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The General Consulate of France in Rio de Janeiro and the State University of Rio de Janeiro have launched the first call for appli-cations for a chair in Rio de Janeiro for professors and researchers from French Research and Higher Education institutions. Deadline for application: November 15, 2013.

MIT-France Seed Fund

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

Deadline for 2013-2014 Call for proposals: September 23, 2013.

Gay-Lussac Humboldt Prize

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A Prize awarded by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research in association with the Academy of Sciences - Institute of France to German scientists and by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to French scientists. Application deadline: September 6, 2013.

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf


Support for international research programs

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A call for projects launched by the INSHS-CNRS (INstitut des Sciences Humaines et Sociales of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) and the GIS RNMSH (Groupement d’Intérêt Scientifique Réseau National of Maisons des Sciences de l’Homme). Application deadline: September 15, 2013.

2013 PICS

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

An International Scientific Cooperation Project jointly prepared and submitted by two research teams, one at the CNRS, the other abroad. Application deadline: April 2, 2013.

ANR's call for non thematic proposals

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The "Programme Blanc" and its international section, as well as the Programme for young researchers are now launched by the ANR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche).
Deadline for submission: January 17, 2013.


Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A grant search engine, proposed free online, by CampusFrance.

The Franco-Irish Ulysses Programme

Clarisse Fortecoëf

The objective is to develop scientific and technological exchanges of excellence and to encourage new co-operations between research laboratories of both countries.


Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A program of invitation of French researchers in Finland.

International PhD Program at the DSV CEA

Laurent Cousin

An International PhD Program was recently created by the Life Science division of the CEA to attract students who wish to undertake a thesis financed by the CEA within one of its leading French research centers. In 2010, from 20 to 25 PhD grants will be attributed.

The French Association for Soil Studies grants

Fabrice Martin, translation by Cynthia Schoch

The French Association for Soil Studies (AFES) has a youth branch, AFES-Jeunes. It offers grants enabling young students and researchers the opportunity to take part in international conferences. Application deadline is March 21, 2010.

Research in Paris, City of Paris Fellowships for Foreign Researchers

René-Luc Benichou

The city of Paris offers 70 fellowships to foreign researchers –mainly postdoctoral scientists– invited for a limited period by Parisian public laboratories. Deadline for application: March 8, 2010.

Clemens Heller Fellowships

Fabrice Martin

A postdoctoral program allowing PhDs in social sciences and humanities to fund a research stay in Germany.

ANR/DFG Call for proposals

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The 2010 edition of the Franco-German call for proposals in the humanities and social sciences includes a specific initiative for postdocs.

Partner University Fund ? PUF

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A funding programme of franco-american university partnerships, innovative and sustainable, in the research and higher education fields

Franco-American partnerships

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) provide cofunding of research projects conducted jointly in France and in the United States.

New "Blaise Pascal" International Research Chairs

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The Ile-de-France (greater than Paris) Region will host highly qualified, internationally acclaimed, foreign research scientists in all scientific fields: exact sciences, humanities and social sciences, applied sciences and new technologies.

Franco-Taiwanese cooperation

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A set of programs listed in a guide published by the French Institute of Taipei and the Adit.

Are you looking for financial aid to study or do research in France?

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A bilingual directory of scholarships programmes for international students and researchers in France, is now available.

Young Entrepreneurs Initiative looking for a buyer

Laurent Cousin

This mentoring program for entrepreneurs based in the United States who have a project to undertake a technology venture in France was funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

French Cancer Research Association stipends for young researchers

Fabrice Martin

The French Cancer Research Association offers individual financial aid for young researchers in pre-, post- and doctoral studies. Application deadlines: March 2, 2009.

ANR Postdoctoral Fellows Return Scheme

René-Luc Bénichou

This new programme of the French National Research Agency (ANR) helps young researchers who have done a postdoc abroad to come back to France. Deadline for application: March 17th, 2009.

Institut Pasteur Postdoctoral Fellowships for US Citizens

René-Luc Bénichou

The Pasteur Foundation offers postdoctoral fellowships to US young researchers willing to work in Institut Pasteur's laboratories in Paris. Deadlines for application: May 9 and September 5, 2008.

The ANR make it easier for French researchers abroad to return to France

Laurent Cousin

The ANR announces the new "Postdoc Return" program to make it easier for French researchers doing a postdoc abroad to return to France.

Young Entrepreneurs Initiative

Fabrice Martin

Are you currently starting a technology venture? Think global. Start a technology venture between the US and France, leverage transatlantic resources and partnerships. Apply before 23 November 2008.

?Quai d'Orsay-Enterprise? Program

Fabrice Martin

Three new companies have just joined the Foreign Affairs Ministry "Quai d'Orsay-Enterprise" program that aims to attract highly qualified foreign students to France.

French Fellows Abroad

Fabrice Martin

French Fellows Abroad (BFE) programme gathers all main kind of fellowships intended for French young scientists to pursue doctoral, postdoctoral or linguistic research abroad.

International Volunteer Opportunities for research scientists

Fabrice Martin, translation by Cynthia Schoch

Are you a doctoral student or recent PhD under 28 years of age? International Volunteer Opportunities can help you conduct a research project abroad.

Postdoctoral Research Positions at CNRS

René-Luc Bénichou

The French National Centre for Scientific Research offers more than 200 postdoctoral positions in all fields. Mobility is compulsory. Deadline for application: March 30, 2008.

Support for young researchers from the French Foundation for Medical Research (FRM)

Fabrice Martin, translation by Cynthia Schoch

The French Foundation for Medical Research (FRM) Biomedical Excellence program includes a whole array of financial aid mechanisms for young researchers.

Postdoc Initiative

René-Luc Bénichou

The Postdoc Initiative programme helps French postdoctoral researchers abroad to come back home. Closing date: 16 April 2007.