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Formed by the University of Warwick, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the University of Gothenburg, CY Cergy Paris University, the University Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona and the University of Ljubljana, the EUTOPIA alliance is committed to delivering open, innovative and inclusive higher education in Europe.

The six partners are committed to modernise education and training, and provide 21st century skills and competencies in all of Europe’s regions. We are working together to develop international opportunities for our staff and students.


EUTOPIA Researcher Mobility Programme

 

The Researcher Mobility Programme supports research visits of EUTOPIA researchers across EUTOPIA partner universities. The main objective of this program is to foster research collaborations and to allow the sharing of expertise and infrastructures and the development of joint research activities (e.g. common publications, PhD co-tutelles, joint applications for external research funds etc.), in line with EUTOPIA’s mission to promote a connected and inclusive academic community, addressing global and local challenges and advancing excellence and inclusion.

The program is developed as part of the EUTOPIA 2050 Erasmus+ project. It allowd each EUTOPIA university to finance a minimum of 4 research mobility projects, for a total of 24 research visits over the duration of the EUTOPIA 2050 project.

All visits financed under the EUTOPIA Researcher Mobility Program should be project-led and allow the development and furthering of research collaborations between the researchers of the EUTOPIA Alliance. The program is open to all academic disciplines and topics. Projects addressing key societal challenges of our time, and related to EUTOPIA’s overarching theme “Planetary well-being” are especially encouraged.

Further information, including a link to the application form and details of how to apply, can be found here.

EUTOPIA Science and Innovation Fellowships Programme (EUTOPIA-SIF)

Launching its first call in October 2020, the EUTOPIA-SIF Programme will fund 20 post-doctoral fellowships across the EUTOPIA partner universities. The programme aims to enhancing the research potential and career perspective of outstanding young researchers from around the world. It will provide the opportunity for early-career researchers to develop their independent research and to undertake training. Fellows will be hosted by one of the partner universities of EUTOPIA and will be offered extensive mobility opportunities within EUTOPIA and beyond.

The deadline for applications is likely to be January 2021 with the first cohort expected to start in September 2021.

More information is available here, with further details available when the call is launched.