Mobility & Research funding

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Student, researcher, and businessperson exchanges are a fundamental element in scientific and technological cooperation. They form the basis for collaborations and long-lasting bilateral research partnerships.

  • Open Calls for Proposals

    This section contains current calls for proposals, career opportunities, and information on French higher education programs (new degrees).

  • The Chateaubriand Fellowship

    The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM), offered by the Embassy of France in the United States, Office for Science and Technology (OST), aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects by encouraging exchange at the doctoral level.

  • Eiffel scholarships

    The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs launched the Eiffel excellence scholarship programme in January 1999 to support French centres of higher education in their international outreach initiatives, to attract elite overseas students on master’s, engineering and PhD courses.

  • Fulbright fellowships program

    The Fulbright program and the Franco-American Commission for Educational Exchange (incl. Aquitaine, Nord-Pas de Calais, Alsace, and ENS Cachan).

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    The Office for Science & Technology offers several programs to promote Innovation & Entrepreneurship between France and the USA

  • European Funding opportunities

    Horizon 2020 is a new funding framework that brings together all existing EU-level programs that support research and innovation to ensure scientific excellence; boost industrial leadership and competitiveness; and tackle societal challenges. Between 2014 and 2020, a proposed €80 billion will be provided under the Horizon 2020 framework to research institutions, universities, innovative private companies, and small businesses.

  • Visas

    Information about visas for studies, and visas for visiting scientists, researchers, for France or the USA.

  • Doctoral schools in France

    French institutions offering Doctoral degrees: requirements, scientific domains, location in France, funding opportunities, etc.