CFA – 2024 CEU-CEFRES Mobility Grants at CEFRES

Call for application for 2nd year and above PhD students enrolled at the Central European University (CEU)

Deadline for submission: 17 March 2024 (call open)
Duration: 2 to 10 months between May 1, 2024 & June 30, 2025

Central European University (CEU) & the French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences (CEFRES) offer mobility grants at CEFRES in Prague to 2nd year and above PhD students enrolled at the CEU.


An envelope of 5 000 € will be granted for stays ranging from 2 to 10 months (500 € per month).

  •  Funding: 500 € / month cumulative with CEU PhD scholarships
  • Duration: from 2 to 10 months in Prague.
  • Suggested period:  May 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025

The selected young researchers will join the CEFRES multidisciplinary research team and take part in the Center’s scientific life closely connected with the activities at Charles University and the Czech Academy of Sciences
They will work in an international research center, present their work at the internal CEFRES seminars, and may also organize a scientific event (workshop, conference…) co-financed by the Center.
The fellows’ research should contribute to one of the Center’s research areas.


  • PhD students enrolled at CEU from the 2nd year and above
  • Languages: English is mandatory, command of French is appreciated.


  • January 17, 2024 >  Opening of the call
  • March 17, 2024, 23:59 CET Deadline for submissions               
  • March 17–April 17, 2024 >  Evaluation by the CEU-CEFRES Joint Committee of Experts
  • April 17, 2024 >  Publication of the results

APPLICATION PACKAGE (in English or French)

  • Duly filled in application form – download the form here
  • A summary of your research (3 pp. maximum) incl. the aims and inputs of the research; its methodological and theoretical frame; the first outcomes since the beginning of the research
  • A CV with a list of publications and papers

Applications must be submitted electronically in one PdF file entitled “CEU-Your surname” at: To be considered, application packages must be complete.

An online informative meeting will be proposed on February 21, at 3 pm, to answer all your questions regarding the program & the application process. To get the link to the meeting, please register at CEU or CEFRES contacts listed below.

Questions on the application procedure may be sent to:

  • CEU contact: Mrs. Dorottya Urai, Academic Cooperation Officer
  • CEFRES contact: Mrs Claire Madl, Deputy Director,