Regional programs

Grand Est

The region welcomes candidates in all disciplines, particularly in the fields in which the region is especially strong: new generation materials and technologies (advanced manufacturing, machines and equipment), bio-economy and bio-refinery, health tech (biotechnology, e-health, health materials, silver economy), sustainable buildings, sustainable transportation systems, water technologies, IT solutions (cybersecurity, smart cities and agriculture), clean and renewable energy (photovoltaic, wind, hydrogen, methanization), and manufacturing (forging, casting, wood construction).

2-4 grants awarded

3-12 months in the Grand Est region

Starting date : from September 2020

The new Grand Est region (made up of the former regions of Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne, and 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, 35 engineering schools, six competitiveness clusters and a significant number of research centers. Its largest cities are Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Reims, Metz, Nancy, Troyes, and Châlons-en-Champagne.

Helpful links: 

Grand Est Regional Council

The region's universities include:

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Stipend
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€2,400-€2,800 per month depending on the city of placement. Additional €1,200 travel allowance for grantee only. 

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Do I have to speak French?
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French language ability should be commensurate with the requirements of the project.

Many host institutions offer language courses.

We prefer candidates who intend to improve their French language skills.

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Application
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Application deadline is September 19, 2019. 

The application process is administered by the Institute of International Education. For further information and to apply, please consult the IIE's program page.

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.

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

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About Grand Est
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Grand Est is made up of Alsace, Lorraine, and Champagne-Ardennes. Major cities include Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Troyes, Metz, Nancy, Châlons-en-Champagne and Reims.

Things to do in Grand Est:     

Grand Est                                                                               

Strasbourg

Reims

Nancy

Metz

Mulhouse

Troyes

 Châlons-en-Champagne

Pin-Map of Grand Est (Click Here) (Sample Institutions)

  

Museums:                                                                                                                                             

Musée Alsacien 

Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporaine Strasbourg

Musée de l'OEuvre de Notre Dame

Centre Pompidou Metz

Restaurants:

Strasbourg

Reims

Metz

Markets:

For Public Transport information:

Strasbourg

Reims

Nancy

Metz

Mulhouse

Troyes

Châlons-en-Champagne

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