| Deadline: 30 April 2016
The Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO) is granting post-doc fellowships to non-EU researchers allowing them to work in a Belgian research team for 6 to 18 months. Researchers from all BRICS countries (including Russia) are eligible. Candidates have to hold a doctor’s degree for less than 6 years before 1 January 2016 and submit their application before 5 pm on 30 April 2016.
The stimulation of international mobility and the attraction of researchers from abroad is one of the priorities of the European Research Area.
In this context and intending to stimulate the S&T cooperation, the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO) does implement a fellowship scheme for highly qualified non EU researchers (i.e. postdoctoral level or equivalent experience), granting them an opportunity to work during 6 to 18 months in a Belgian research team.
This initiative started in 1981. Till now already 750 fellowships were granted:
The target countries are those countries with which Belgian Research Institutions wish to strengthen cooperation.
For this call, the list of eligible countries is restricted to:
Further eligibility and selection criteria are described in the information note.
Source and further details: BELSPO