Regional Program Alsace





Number of Awards: Four to five

Category: Research

Specialization(s): The region welcomes candidates in all disciplines, particularly in the fields in which the region are especially strong: medical imaging, medical devices, physical and life sciences, chemistry, renewable energy, bio-economy and -refinery, digital technology, energy transition, and new generation materials.

Language: French language ability commensurate with the requirements of the project.

Location: A research center or university in the region. The local universities are as follows:

-Université de Strasbourg:

-Université de Haute-Alsace:

-Université de Lorraine:

-Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne:

-Université de Technologie de Troyes:

Grantees are expected to reside in the region of the award.

Length of Grant
: 3 months to 12 months

Stipend: €2,800/ month. Additional €1,200 travel allowance.

Starting Date: Between September 2016 and June 2017

Comments: The new region of Alsace Champagne-Ardenne Lorraine has a strategic position in the heart of Europe, sharing a border with four countries (Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and Switzerland). It is home to five universities, twenty grandes écoles, six pôles de compétitivité, and a significant number of research centers. Its largest cities are Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Reims, Metz, and Nancy.

If you have not already established ties with a host institution in the region and are planning to solicit the required letter of invitation, click here for an electronic letter in PDF format from the Franco-American Commission explaining to potential hosts what the program is, how it is funded, and what the requirements for hosting would be.

Deadline: August 1, 2016


Contact person:
Charlotte Goodwin, Program Officer - US Grantees, Franco-American Commission for Educational Exchange, (0033) 1 44 14 53 64,

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