The stimulation of international mobility and the attraction of researchers from abroad is one of the priorities of the European Research Area.
In this context and intending to stimulate the S&T cooperation, the Federal Science Policy Office does implement a fellowship scheme for highly qualified researchers (i.e. postdoctoral level or equivalent experience) from specific regions, granting them an oppotunity to work during 6 to 12 months in a Belgian research team.
The targeted countries/researchers are:
- Central Africa: Burundi, Congo, Rwanda;
The potential Belgian host units are those which are involved in the research programmes and actions of the Federal Science Policy Office:
( FEDRA –
Applications are sent to the Federal Science Policy Office by the Belgian project leaders.
Only complete and duly signed applications will be taken into consideration.
The selection takes place once a year.
The Postdoc fellowships to non-EU researchers application forms are available at the website of the Belgian Science Policy – Postdoc fellowships to non-EU researchers
For more information, you can contact Lieve Huys – Email Address: Lieve.Huys [at] UGent.be