Regional Program Aquitaine





Number of Awards: Approximately two

Category: Research

Grant Actitivity: The Aquitaine region welcomes candidates in all fields, but preferably in the following areas where Aquitaine international research teams are particularly strong: analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, subsoil energy, optic-lasers, health sciences, environment sciences, information sciences, archeology, economics and management. 

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

Participating Institutions:

For a list of potential host institutions please consult the following website:

-Université de Bordeaux:
-Université Bordeaux Montaigne: Humanities, Earth Science
-Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour – UPPA: Science, Humanities, Law & Business
-Institut Polytechnique de Bordeaux (ENSCBP, ENSC & ENSTBB)
-École supérieure des Technologies Industrielles Avancées
-Kedge Business School
-École supérieure de Commerce de Pau (ESC Pau)
-Institut d’Études Politiques de Bordeaux
-ENS d’Architecture et de Paysage de Bordeaux
-Institut de journalisme Bordeaux Aquitaine

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

Length of Grant: 3 months to 9 months.

Stipend: €2,400/ month. Additional travel allowance of €1,200.

Starting Date: Between September 2016 and June 2017.

Comments: With over 110,000 people studying in the Aquitaine region and 79,000 living in Bordeaux, Aquitaine is an exciting place to be for academic research! World reknown for its wine, Bordeaux is also acclaimed for the quality and quantity of its institutions of higher education and research.  Bordeaux is home to four universities and 14 grandes écoles, including nine engineering schools and three business schools. Pau, located on the border with Spain and facing the Pyrenees, also boasts a high student population, thanks to the University of Pau and the Pays de l'Adour.  Aquitaine hosts over 12, 250 people involved in research and development, including more than 6,350 in the private sector and 190 research laboratories.  

For more information about the research environment in Aquitaine visit this website. 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 institutions would be.

Deadline: August 3, 2015

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

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