New call Van Gogh travel grant proposals

Publication date: Apr 03, 2017 05:40 PM

Are you interested in research cooperation with French researchers? Are you looking for means to help pay for the costs of visits to start up the cooperation? Then apply for a Van Gogh travel grant.

The Van Gogh Programme offers travel grants to researchers in the Netherlands who are seeking collaboration with French researchers wish to promote exchanges within projects focused on developing science in a specific field of expertise.

Van Gogh Programme call 2017-2018

Focus on excellence

Applications are open to excellent researchers with an outstanding tenure track and international exposure. To be eligible, applicants have to be employed by a Dutch research and knowledge centre.

Your French colleagues can apply for a travel grant from the French Van Gogh Programme to come and visit you. An important criterion is that young researchers, especially PhD students and postdocs, must be actively involved in the project and the exchange visits. Preference is given to innovative ways of research cooperation.

Expert review

Dutch and French experts in the field will review the applications. Applications with good reviews by both the French and Dutch experts, will be taken into consideration for a grant.

Visit our WilWeg website for more detailed information about the programme, criteria and selection process.

Deadlines and timeframe

The submission deadline for new applications is 15 June 2017. If you wish to apply for an extension, please do so before 30 September 2017. We will award the grants in December 2017 and they can be used throughout 2018.

Contact us

If you would like more information, please email vangogh[at]

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