Regional Program Nord Pas de Calais






Number of Awards
: Three to four

Category: Research

Eligible candidates: Associate, assistant and full professors & postdoctoral researchers

Grant Activities: The Nord - Pas de Calais region welcomes candidates in the hard, social and human sciences, preferably in the following areas: multidisciplinary projects involving biology, health, physics, chemistry, math and computer science; advanced technologies of information and communication; cognitive science; ethics, industrial societies; and economic systems.

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

Location(s): A list of participating host institutions can be found on the Nord Pas-de-Calais website or on the universities website.

 Scholarship awardees are expected to reside in the region of the award.

Length of Grant: 3 months to 12 months.

Stipend: Research Scholar Award: €2,800/ month. Additional travel allowance of €1,200. Post-doc early career for Nord Pas de Calais: minimum €2,200/ month. Additional travel allowance of €1,200.

Starting Date: Any time after September 2016

Deadline: August 3, 2015

 Comments: The Nord - Pas de Calais region is situated in the heart of the "Golden Triangle" of Europe's three great capital cities: London, Paris and Brussels. Research in the Nord - Pas de Calais region is a long-standing tradition. Take, as an example, Louis Pasteur who, in 1856, was the first dean of the Science Faculty at Lille. Today the rapid development of a multitude of fields, the quantity of equipment available, and the number of  important publications and honors awarded to some 6,500 professors, scholars and 250 laboratories are proof of the enduring commitment to research in Nord - Pas de Calais.  Engineering, life sciences, humanities, social sciences and multi-disciplinary research centers in Nord - Pas de Calais can vaunt a national and international reputation. With the development of chosen fields such as ground transportation, production and communications engineering, biology, health sciences, food processing industries, environmental sciences and microelectronics, the Nord - Pas de Calais region offers a wide variety of research opportunities.

The following website offers detailed information on university partnerships in Nord - Pas de Calais : Université Lille Nord de France. 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.


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

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