EMBO Short-Term Fellowships for Research Programme

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EMBO Short-Term Fellowships for Research Programme is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

EMBO Short-Term Fellowships for Research Programme



Applications are invited for EMBO Short-Term Fellowships to support postdoctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world. Applicants from EMBC member state are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.The aim is to facilitate valuable collaborations with research groups applying techniques that are unavailable in the applicant’s laboratory. Short-Term Fellowships are not awarded for exchanges between two laboratories within the same country. Short-Term Fellowships are intended for joint research work rather than consultations.EMBO is an organization of more than 1700 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences. The major goals of the organization are to support talented researchers at all stages of their careers, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a European research environment where scientists can achieve their best work.



Degree Level: EMBO Short-Term Fellowships fund research visits of up to three months to laboratories in EMBC Member States and worldwide.



Subject Offered: Fellowships are awarded for a specific research project in a particular host laboratory.



Scholarship can be taken at: All applications should focus on the benefit to the home laboratory and involve movement between countries – one of which must be an EMBC Member State. (For applicants from a laboratory within a non-member state, the short-term fellowships are for a fixed duration of 90 days).



Eligibility: Applicants should either be scientists who obtained their PhD degree (or equivalent) within the last 10 years or pre-doctoral scientists (PhD students). However, candidates with very little research experience will be given lower priority for funding.




  • Short-Term Fellowships are awarded for exchanges between two laboratories in different countries.

  • Either the home laboratory or the host laboratory must be within an EMBC Member State.

  • On completion of the fellowship applicants must return to their home laboratory for at least six months.

  • Applications, which are presented as a means of training in a technique rather than as a component of a research project, tend to receive lower priority from reviewers.

  • EMBO does not consider applications for Short-Term Fellowships to prolong visits begun under other auspices, or as bridging fellowships between, or prior to, long term stays funded by EMBO or other organizations. Applications for fellowships to attend courses, workshops, or symposia will not be considered.



Eligible Nationalities: Applicants from EMBC Member State (Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Estonia, Finland, France, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, and United Kingdom) are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.



College Admission Requirement



Entrance Requirements: Applicants should either be scientists who obtained their PhD degree (or equivalent) within the last 10 years or pre-doctoral scientists (PhD students). However, candidates with very little research experience will be given lower priority for funding.



Supporting Material: The Receiving Institute Acceptance Form and two confidential letters of reference (one from the current supervisor) must be sent to the EMBO Short-Term Fellowship office by post or email.



Scholarship Benefit: The fellowships cover travel costs plus subsistence of the fellow but not of any dependents. The subsistence rate depends on the country being visited.



Application Procedure for EMBO Short-Term Fellowships for Research Programme



Application Procedure: The application for EMBO Short-Term Fellowships is online only. No hard copies are required.



Application Form



Deadline: Applications accepted throughout the year.



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More about EMBO Short-Term Fellowships for Research Programme



EMBO Short-Term FellowshipsThe European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) is a professional organization of life scientists in Europe. Its goal is to promote research in life science and enable international exchange between scientists. It organizes courses, workshops and conferences, publishes four scientific journals and supports individual scientists and projects. The organization was founded in 1964 and is a founding member of the Initiative for Science in Europe. The current EMBO Director is Maria Leptin,[4][1] a developmental biologist at the University of Cologne, Germany.

Degree Level:

EMBO Short-Term Fellowships for Research Programme is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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