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Researchers on the move:
international mobility for a
successful career
March 7th, 2013
An Jansen, Research Coordination Office
Researchers on the move
Exploring new horizons benefits …
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… the university
Fresh blood
Fresh insights in sciences
Complementary expertises
International network
… the researcher
• Independence
• Exploring new research
domains, technologies and
cultures
• Enlarging your network
Researchers on the move
Where?
Where?
The science should lead you
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Search a professor/research group with a good reputation
and track record
Make sure to visit the research group before making your
final decision
Researchers on the move
How long?
Where?
The science should lead you
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Search a professor/research group with a good reputation
and track record
Make sure to visit the research group before making your
final decision
How long?
It’s not about time, but about independence
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Reflection: “minimum 1 year, preferably 2 years”
Academic career: >6 months
Funding for mobility to the US
• BAEF and Fulbright
Funding for mobility to the US
• BAEF and Fulbright
• Many (post)doctoral fellowships allow research stays abroad
e.g. FWO and IWT fellowships, KU Leuven BOF PDM and IOF
fellowships
Funding for mobility to the US
• BAEF and Fulbright
• Many (post)doctoral fellowships allow research stays abroad
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e.g. FWO and IWT fellowships, KU Leuven BOF PDM and IOF
fellowships
Mobility allowances: Junior Mobility Programme (JuMo), FWO
travel grants
Junior Mobility Programme (JuMo)
Mobility allowances for long research stays abroad.
International and potentially also intersectoral mobility
Eligibility
criteria
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PhD’s, postdocs and tenure track professors
Min. 6 months abroad
Apply min. 3 months and max. 9 months in advance
Selection
criteria
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The added value of the outgoing mobility phase and the quality of the
research performed at the outgoing host for the researcher's career;
The scientific esteem of the candidate
The quality of the submitted project and the hosting unit
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Duration: min. 6 months,
support for max. 12 months
Preparation
(effort)
Budget: travel expenses +
monthly allowance
Mobility: mandatory
Application, CV, invitation letter
Next deadline: March 2013
Success rate: currently very high
Contact: [email protected]
More information: https://www.kuleuven.be/gedocumenteerd/k/s/oproep/35524.html
FWO Travel Grant (long stay abroad)
Travel grants for long stays abroad
Eligibility
criteria
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Selection
criteria
• Intrinsic need for the proposed visit in relation to the research
• Position of the researcher in his research field
• Preference for young researchers and FWO fellows.
max. 1 grant per person per year
application at least 3 months in advance
specific conditions for young researchers (e.g. min. 1 publication)
Duration: min. 5 weeks,
max. 12 months
Preparation
(effort)
Budget: travel expenses +
€1650/month
Mobility: mandatory
• Submit an application
• Agreement of both sending and receiving head of research unit
Next deadline: continuous applications, 3
months in advance
Contact: [email protected]
More information: www.fwo.be
Success rate:+/- 65%
Funding for mobility to the US
• BAEF and Fulbright
• Many (post)doctoral fellowships allow research stays abroad
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e.g. FWO and IWT fellowships, KU Leuven BOF PDM and IOF
fellowships
Mobility allowances: JuMo, FWO travel grants
Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowships
Marie Curie Fellowships
Intra-European fellowships (IEF): mobility within Europe
International Outgoing fellowships (IOF): mobility from Europe to a country outside of Europe
International Incoming fellowships (IIF): mobility from a country outside of Europe to Europe
Career Integration grants (CIG): for establishing at an institution after a mobility period
Eligibility
criteria
• PhD or min. 4 years of research experience
• Stronger track records, on average at least 1 year postdoc
• Comply with mobility rule (your host institution should located in a country
where you have not worked more than 12 months in the last 3 years)
Selection
criteria
• Scientific & Technical Quality – Training – Implementation – Impact
• Candidate
Duration: min. 12 months, max. 36
months depending on fellowship
Preparation (effort)
Budget: living + mobility +
travel + career allowance
Mobility: mandatory
• On average 4 weeks needed (but start earlier !)
Next deadline: IEF/IOF/IIF: August 14th 2013;
CIG: March 7th & Sept 18th 2013
Success rate: 25-34% (CIG >80%)
Contact: [email protected]; More information:
http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/about-mca/actions/index_en.htm
Funding for mobility to the US
• BAEF and Fulbright
• Many (post)doctoral fellowships allow research stays abroad
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e.g. FWO and IWT fellowships, KU Leuven BOF PDM and IOF
fellowships
Mobility allowances: JuMo, FWO travel grants
Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowships
KU Leuven bilateral agreements:
- University of Pennsylvania (USA)
- University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign (USA)
Exchange of academic staff for min. 3 weeks and max. 3 months
Deadlines: March 15th and October 15th
http://www.kuleuven.be/international/agreements/index.html
Funding for mobility to the US
• BAEF and Fulbright
• Many (post)doctoral fellowships allow research stays abroad
•
•
•
•
e.g. FWO and IWT fellowships, KU Leuven BOF PDM and IOF
fellowships
Mobility allowances: JuMo, FWO travel grants
Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowships
KU Leuven bilateral agreements
Research-domain specific funding channels
e.g. American Heart Association, Human Frontiers Science
Program, EMBO fellowships, …
Funding for mobility to the US
• BAEF and Fulbright
• Many (post)doctoral fellowships allow research stays abroad,
•
•
•
•
•
e.g. FWO and IWT fellowships, KU Leuven BOF PDM and IOF
fellowships
Mobility allowances: JuMo, FWO travel grants
Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowships
KU Leuven bilateral agreements
Research-domain specific funding channels
Local host: they might be aware of local and national funding
opportunities or provide their own funding!
Funding for mobility to the US
• BAEF and Fulbright
• Many (post)doctoral fellowships allow research stays abroad,
•
•
•
•
•
e.g. FWO and IWT fellowships, KU Leuven BOF PDM and IOF
fellowships
Mobility allowances: JuMo, FWO travel grants
Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowships
KU Leuven bilateral agreements
Research-domain specific funding channels
Local host: they might be aware of local and national funding
opportunities or provide their own funding!
Questions? [email protected]
PhD and postdoc opportunities
in and with France
March 27th 2013
http://www.kuleuven.be/research/phd_event/

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