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CNRS International Emerging Action / AVČR Mobility Plus – CFA 2022

CNRS International Emerging Action (IEA)

International Emerging Actions are PI-to-PI projects whose purpose is to explore new fields of research and international partnerships through: short-term mobility of scientists, the organisation of working meetings, and the initiation of early-stage joint research works for shared scientific projects. These actions have a duration of two years.

As a complement to the resources provided directly by participating teams, International Emerging Actions receive funds earmarked by the CNRS for international mobility between the laboratories
involved, for organising working meetings, and implementing field assignments between partners, for a total amount comprised between €10,000-€14,000 over the duration of the project.

See the presentation of the Programme on CNRS website here
and read the complete 2022 call on CNRS website here.

In the Czech Republic, the partner institution of the programme is the Czech Academy of Sciences.

See the terms and condition on the website of the Czech Academy of Scieces here.

In 2022, the calendar of the programme was as follows:

  • Launch date of the call for proposals: CNRS: June 22, 2022, CAS: June 27, 2022
  • Closure date of the call for proposals: September 16, 2022
  • Release of the results: December 2022
  • Start date of the projects: January 2023

Research and teaching stay at the EHESS in Paris – CFA 2022

Call for applications: One month visiting professor at École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) in Paris

As part of the cooperation agreement between EHESS, CEFRES, Charles University in Prague and the Czech Academy of Sciences and the partnership between EHESS and CEFRES, concluded with the aim of intensifying Franco-Czech scientific exchanges in the field of humanities and social sciences, EHESS proposes the hosting of a teacher/researcher from a Czech academic institution for one month between October and December 2022.

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Chaires Blaise Pascal funded by the Ile-de-France Region

For over 20 years, the Blaise Pascal international research chairs for excellence have been part of the Île-de-France region’s research landscape. These chairs – funded by the Île de France region – enable world-renowned foreign researchers to be hosted by higher education and research institutions in this region. Continue reading Chaires Blaise Pascal funded by the Ile-de-France Region

CFA 2017-2018: IMéRA, Institut d’Études Avancées, Aix Marseille University

IMéRA calls for application for residence schemes in 2017-2018.  9 individual calls (1 general call, 8 specific calls with partner institutions) and 1 team call are available.

Application deadline: 18/11/2016.
Starting: September 11th 2017.
More information for individual application and for team application.
To apply:
Individual application
Team application

Eligibility conditions vary according to each call and are specified in the above link.
The general call is open to scientists with university or researcher position in a foreign institution, and artists residing outside France. It is not targeted.
Specific calls are open only to scientists with university or researcher position in a foreign institution, and cover research disciplines or themes.

Candidates must submit their applications exclusively on IMéRA’s website. Applications must include:  CV with a list of publications (and/or creations/exhibitions for artists), presentation of research project (maximum 5 pages) with selective bibliography, one to three letters of recommendation for junior researchers, and additional documents specific to each call.

The International Selection at Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris)

Application deadline: 01/02/2016
Starting: September 2016.
More info: http://www.ens.fr/admission/selection-internationale/
To apply (in English): http://www.ens.fr/admission/selection-internationale/article/session-2016?lang=en
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The Ecole normale supérieure of Paris holds a prestigious place within the best universities worldwide. Students are granted stimulating surroundings and a diversified offer for many formations.

International Selection is a great opportunity for excellent foreign students to join French university excellence. They prepare a Master and ENS Diploma. A personal tutor and a scholarship (1,000 euros/month for 2 or 3 years) give them the best conditions of studies.

To apply: http://www.ens.fr/?article2771.

Candidates receive a letter of acceptance (or refusal) in March 2016. Selected applicants are invited to take part in an exam session in July in Paris. After a series of written and oral tests, final results are proclaimed. The academic year starts at the begining of September 2016.

Eligibility criteria
  • Candidates must not be after their 25th birthday on December 1st.
  • Candidates must not have applied to the International Selection before.
  • Candidates must not have lived in France more than 10 months during the academic year of the selection (September 1st – August 31st) nor the previous year.
  • Candidates must justify at least one year of undergraduate studies awarded by a foreign university during the calendar year preceding the start of applications.
  • Candidates justify at least two years of undergraduate studies in a foreign university, on the 1st of September following admission.