Regional programs

Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Nouvelle-Aquitaine welcomes candidates in all fields, preferably in the following areas in which the regional research teams are especially strong: analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, green/sustainable chemistry, subsoil energy, photonics, biomedical research and technology, environmental sciences, information sciences, archaeology, economics and management, materials physics, and aeronautics.

2 grants awarded

3-9 months in Nouvelle-Aquitaine 

With 200,000 people studying in the region -- about half of whom are in Bordeaux -- Nouvelle-Aquitaine is an exciting place to be for research! World renowned for its wine, Bordeaux is also famous for the quality and number of its public institutions of higher education and research. The region boasts six universities -- in Bordeaux, Poitiers, Limoges, Pau, and La Rochelle -- representing 125,000 students. Nouvelle-Aquitaine is home to the main public research institutions, and outperforms the national average public scientific output by 5% (and over 7% in chemistry and applied biology-ecology).

Participating institutions include:

-Université de Bordeaux 
-Université Bordeaux Montaigne 
-Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour 
-Université de Limoges  
-Université de La Rochelle
-Université de Poitiers
-Bordeaux INP Aquitaine  
-Ecole Supérieure des Technologies Industrielles Avancées (ESTIA)
-KEDGE Business School (Bordeaux campus)
-Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Pau (ESC Pau)
-Sciences Po Bordeaux
-Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture et de Paysage de Bordeaux (ENSAP)
-Institut de Journalisme Bordeaux Aquitaine
-Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin
-ISAE-ENSMA

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Stipend
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€2,400, €2,800 per month. Additional travel allowance of €1,200 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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The application deadline is September 16, 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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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Nouvelle-Aquitaine is made up of the former Aquitaine, Limouisn, and  Poitou-Charentes. Located in the southwest of France, major cities include Bordeaux, Bayonne, Limoges, Poitiers, Pau, and La Rochelle. 

 

Things to do:                                 

Nouvelle Aquitane              

Bordeuax                                                                                     

Bayonne

Limoges

Poitiers

Pau

La Rochelle

Pin Map of Nouvelle-Aquitaine (Click Here) (Sample Institutions)

Museums:

Musée d'Aquitane

Musée du Vin et du Négoce

Musée Nationale des Douanes

Musée des Art Décoratif s et du Design

Restaurants:

Bordeaux

Bayonne

Limoges

Markets

Public Transportation:

Bordeaux

Bayonne

Limoges

Poitiers

Pau

La Rochelle

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