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Open Calls:
Proposals International Strategic Collaboration

Collaborating with international universities is fundamental to providing excellent teaching and research. Utrecht University collaborates with renowned universities around the world. Additional funding is available for specific activities with international strategic partner universities, the Utrecht University Partners (UUPs) and partners with a strong profile in one of the 4 strategic themes of Utrecht University (‘Life Sciences’, ‘Sustainability’, ‘Institutions’, ‘Youth and Identity’).

Visiting Fellowships

Utrecht University can co-fund visiting fellowships in academic year 2014 to strengthen the ties between Utrecht University and its strategic international partners. The purpose of these visiting fellowships is to initiate new collaborations in teaching between UU and its partners and to explore and set up (external funded) cooperation projects in education and/or research.

Intensive Workshops

Utrecht University want to enhance successful collaboration in strategic themes (‘Life Sciences’, ‘Sustainability’, ‘Institutions’, ‘Youth and Identity’) between Utrecht University and its international partners. Therefore Utrecht University offers grants for the organisation of intensive workshops in cooperation with an international partner that has an international high qualified profile in at least one UU strategic theme. In this call for proposals an intensive workshop is an expert meeting of scientific leaders to strengthen existing or initiate new collaborations between international partners (at least one Utrecht University Partner, UUP). The main purpose of the workshop should be to explore and set up new (external funded) cooperation projects in research (e.g. EC projects) and/or education (e.g. structured mobility or joint summer school programmes) in one of the strategic themes of Utrecht University.

Short Stay PhD Fellowships

Utrecht University offers Short Stay PhD Fellowship grants for PhD candidates from Utrecht University for a research visit to an UUP. The purpose of this Short Stay PhD Fellowship programme is to tighten links and strengthen cooperation between research groups at UU and at UUP’s. This might not only effect collaboration in the specific research field of the PhD candidate.

Marie Sklodowska Curie Support Grant

Utrecht University supports its research groups to host a Marie Sklodowska Curie fellow from an Utrecht University Partner. 

UU-CUHK Short Term Faculty and PhD Exchange Grant

Utrecht University offers short term grants for exchange of faculty's and PhD's with the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

More information

Please check the call text for more detailed information about the application procedure and criteria for application. Send a email to the Academic Affairs Office for more information about international strategic collaboration. If you have questions about practical issues regarding the exchange of students, teachers and staff, please go to the Student Desk.