High-Level Scientific Stays 2020 : the second session open until June 22nd

The French Institute finances research-driven short stays to improve collaboration between France and Estonia. The second session of the year 2020 is open until 22 June, with a particular focus on sustainable development, the fight against global warming and energy.

The High-Level Scientific Stays (SSHN) programme offers PhD students and researchers from Estonian universities a short stay in a research laboratory in France, for a period ranging from 15 days to one month. Applicants must present a solid project accompanied by a visit schedule and an invitation from the French partner.

Being a SSHN laureate entitles you to :

  • A net monthly allowance of €2,055 for senior researchers (€1,704 for young researchers), paid towards travel and accommodation expenses in France.
  • An accommodation in a hotel residence at a preferential rate of €580 per month or €19.33 per night. This accommodation, worth €1,700 per month, is subsidised at a rate of two-thirds by Campus France, the main French operator in the field of academic mobility.


The French Institute is committed to the climate!

The SSHN call is open to all scientific disciplines.

In accordance with the new strategic plan 2020-2022 of the French Embassy in Estonia, and with a view to getting closer to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) established by the UN, projects related to sustainable development, the fight against global warming and energy will be privileged.


Calendar of the second session 2020

Because of the health situation related to Covid-19, all the steps will be exceptionally dematerialized:

  • Receipt of application forms for 2020 call before Monday 22 June 2020 midnight, at the following address: theodore.hervieux [@] ife.ee
  • Publication of final results (application accepted, placed on waiting list or refused): Wednesday 1st July 2020.

The mobilities will take place between September and December 2020. Regarding the health situation, the laureates will be invited to consider their travel as late as possible, in order to anticipate a possible postponement of their mobility.

For further information, please contact Théodore Hervieux, Scientific and Academic Attaché: theodore.hervieux [@] ife.ee

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