Paris Bursaries

Research in Paris: invitation for applications 2009


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- www.recherche.paris.fr
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- Researchers from abroad are invited to apply for a post-doctoral or senior research grant in a public laboratory in Paris. Supporting research across all disciplines is one of the City of Paris’ priorities. Read about the invitation for online applications at Paris.fr.
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- Strengthening the international scientific appeal of the capital is a policy priority for the city council. Since 2003, the City of Paris has been offering a selective programme for post-doctoral and senior researchers from abroad, enabling public laboratories in Paris to reinforce their collaborative work with other major cities.
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- Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor responsible for Innovation, Research and Universities states: “207 researchers have already come to Paris as a result of this scheme. Given the success of this programme and the absolute requirement to invest in the knowledge economy, I would like the city to make an even larger contribution by doubling its annual budget to 1.75 million euros, which represents approximately 80 grants per year”.
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- All disciplines are eligible
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- Researchers from all disciplines are eligible. The scientific excellence of their application (applicant – project – host laboratory) is the main selection criterion for the experts on the City of Paris Scientific Committee responsible for considering the applications.
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- New for 2009:
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- • All applications must be submitted online at the City of Paris website: www.recherche.paris.fr , in order to ensure a better service for applicants.
- • All public laboratories in Paris are eligible, including those which have already received researchers from abroad under this scheme in previous years.
- • Trilingual invitation for applications in English, Spanish and French.
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- » Rules and regulations for the application process
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- » Apply here
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- » FAQ
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- Closing date for applications Tuesday 15th April 2009.
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- Announcement of results: on www.recherche.paris.fr www.recherche.paris.fr from 15th May 2009.

Dernière modification : 16/03/2009

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