CNRS Calls for proposals

Get up-to-date news about the CNRS international calls for proposals (International Emerging Actions, PhD Joint Programmes…)

International Emerging Action (IEA)

International Emerging Actions are PI-to-PI projects, the purpose of which is the exploration of new fields of research and new international partnerships. They involve mobility of scientists. They last 2 years.

Closing date : 16 September 2022

2022 Call for proposals

Letter of commitment template


University of Toronto – CNRS “Joint Call for Twin Research Scholars”

To further develop and expand this scientific cooperation, the CNRS and the University of Toronto are seeking proposals to establish two “Twin Research Scholars”.

This call is open to all disciplines. Up to two joint projects will be selected, one of them will be oriented toward social sciences and humanities, and the other toward natural and experimental sciences.

Deadline to submit : 18 July 2022

Campaign “AMORCE – support for the setting up of research project in European Coordination”

This call for proposals aims to provide financial support to researchers of CNRS research units who sish to submit, as coordinator, a collaborative project to obtain funding from the Horizon Europe Program.

This call is closed.


Support Action for collaborations with Sub-Saharan Africa

The development of long-term scientific partnerships with African institutions is a priority for the CNRS by funding collaborative projects in any form. This can be individual exchanges between researchers working in a CNRS unit or an African university, the organization of a seminar or summer schools, and so on.

This call is closed.

Call for proposals

Guide for applicants


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship Programs

The CNRS leads for France the JSPS fellowship program, which offers PhD students or post-doctoral fellows the opportunity to conduct research in Japanese universities or institutions. All disciplines are concerned. JSPS entrusted CNRS with the evaluation and selection of fellows.

Short-term call (1 to 12 months) for PhD students and post-doctoral candidates

This call is closed for 2022.

 

Standard call (12 to 24 months) for post-doctoral candidates

This call is closed for 2022.

Summer Program Call (June to August) for M2 Research students, PhD and post-doctoral candidates (coming)

PhD Joint Programmes

CNRS launches PhD Joint Programmes with major international players in order to fund 3 years PhD grants and travels between the two selected teams in each country.

This call is closed.

Closed PhD Joint Programmes

Deadline to submit : January 15, 2019 (first call)
Deadline to submit : April 1, 2019
Deadline to submit : April 10, 2019
Deadline to submit : April 15, 2019
Deadline to submit: February 5th, 2021
Deadline to submit : March 31, 2021
Deadline to submit: April 22, 2021
Deadline to submit : January 22, 2022
Deadline to submit : March 4, 2022
University of Chicago (USA)

In the framework of the CNRS-UChicago PhD call, please use the « Title-page Template » as a cover page for your applications via CNRS CoopIntEer website Deadline to submit: February 7, 2022

Deadline to submit : January 21, 2022
University of Melbourne (Australia)

In the framework of the CNRS-UniMelb PhD call, please use the « Title-page Template » as a cover page for your applications via CNRS CoopIntEer website Deadline to submit: February 15, 2022

University of Arizona (USA)

In the framework of the CNRS-UArizona PhD call, please use the « Title-page Template » as a cover page for your applications via CNRS CoopIntEer website Deadline to submit: January 24, 2022