Regional Program Alsace
Number of Awards: Four to five
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: www.unistra.fr
-Université de Haute-Alsace: www.uha.fr
-Université de Lorraine: www.univ-lorraine.fr
-Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne: www.univ-reims.fr
-Université de Technologie de Troyes: www.utt.fr
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
Charlotte Goodwin, Program Officer - US Grantees, Franco-American Commission for Educational Exchange, (0033) 1 44 14 53 64, email@example.com
Apply through CIES: www.cies.org