PostDoc exchange grant

This travel grant is intended for postgraduate researchers who wish to spend two to four weeks at a partner institution for the purpose of conducting research (e.g. learning new techniques, establishing collaborations). Seven exchange grants for postgraduate researchers are available per year.

Award: 2,150 € for 2-6 weeks, 1,900 € awarded immediately, 250 € after final report submission


  • Letter/statement from a supervisor at the home university supporting the internship
  • Letter/statement from a supervisor accepting the researcher at the host institute/group
  • Short cover letter describing the work plan and motivation for visit (1-2 pages)
  • Short report (1-2 pages) after return to home institution
How to apply?

We have kept the application process intentionally straightforward and simple. We do not use standardized application forms; applicants are asked to submit pdf documents, including your host’s invitation or a short description of the planned research work (see Grant requirements).

All application documents can be submitted though our online portal.