CNRS Calls for proposals

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

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.


On going call

Deadline to submit : January 20th 2023. Download application form here

Call for applications : JSPS Summer Program 2023 (Deadline : December 12th 2022)

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) offers 12 Summer Fellowships for French young researchers who want to spend 2 months for a research internship in a Japanese laboratory: Master 2, doctoral students or post-doctoral who have defended their thesis for less than 6 years. All disciplines are concerned. JSPS entrusted CNRS with the evaluation and selection of fellows.

Download the informations below related to the JSPS Summer Program :

CNRS – FAPESP Call (Deadline : 30th January 2023)

CNRS and The The São Paulo Research Foundation launch call for project to promote cooperation between CNRS and affiliated units and research teams working in the State of São Paulo. Submission deadline : 30th January 2023

Call announcement by FAPESP and CNRS 31st October 2022
Closing date for submission of proposals 30th January 2023
Successful proposals notified after 28th April 2023

Download call’s document

Call for applications : SALTO Program

SALTO is a strategic exchange programme between the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (MPG). This call aims to intensify collaborations between the two institutions and jointly contribute to strengthening excellence in the European research area. (deadline : 18th January 2023)

Download the call’s brochure here

AMORCE 2023 call for applications : Support for setting up a research project in European coordination

This call for projects aims to provide support to researchers, teacher-researchers and teacher-researchers from CNRS research units wishing to submit, as coordinator. A collaborative project to obtain European funding from Horizon Europe and develop multi-(inter)disciplinary projects and strengthen their visibility at the international level.

Submission deadline : 31st January 2023 

Download the call’s text here

Download application form here

The CNRS opens three calls for projects to reinforce its scientific cooperation with Africa

The CNRS is launching a series of calls for projects to promote scientific cooperation with and on the African continent. As indicated in the CNRS multi-year cooperation plan with Africa, the objectives are to meet the different needs expressed by our scientific communities as well as the priorities set by African partners.

These three calls for projects are open until February 20th 2023

  • Residential research schools
    Download the call here
  • Visiting fellowships
    Download the call here
  • Joint Research Programme in Africa
    Donwload the call here