Call for proposal CNRS / DNRF

Mobility Activities 2009

The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF) have entered an agreement with the purpose of developing and strengthening mutual scientific cooperation between French and Danish research teams from laboratories or centres supported by CNRS and DNRF.

The agreement includes a mobility programme which provides the possibility and support for:

- exchange of young researchers (Ph.D. students and post-docs) for a period of three (3) months to one (1) year

- exchange of senior scientists for up to three (3) months


Each exchange can be supported with up to 8.000 Euros (maximum amount of 500 Euros per week) covering:

- travel expenses

- accommodation

- running costs

The salary of a French researcher during his or her stay in Denmark, will be paid by CNRS. The salary for a Danish researcher going to France will be paid by DNRF. Salaries shall be determined according to the sending Party’s national rules including social benefits, health insurance etc.

Evaluation of proposals

The proposals will be evaluated by the relevant research departments of CNRS and by DNRF within two months after submission of the applications.

CNRS and DNRF will jointly select the projects on the basis of their scientific quality.

Financing of projects may start three months after

Submission of the application

Submission of proposals:

Proposals can be submitted using the attached application form. Please provide the following items:

- 1: A description of the project (max. 3 pages)

- 2: CV of the applicant

- 3: A detailed budget

- 4: A letter of invitation from the host laboratory/centre

Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.

Only the postal version carrying the laboratory Director’s signature will be accepted.

Contact persons

  • At CNRS

Dr. Anne Marie Brass

CNRS, Direction des Relations Européennes et Internationales

3 Rue Michel Ange

75794 Paris Cedex 16

Tel: +33 (0)1 4496 44 59 - Fax: +33 (0) 1 44 96 49 10

E-mail :

  • At DNRF

Research Adviser, Vibeke Schrøder

Danish National Research Foundation

Holbergsgade 14, 1

_DK-1057 København K

Tel: +45 3318 1958 - Fax: +45 3315 0626


Dernière modification : 21/09/2011

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