Arqus calls for applications & Opportunities


As part of the Action Line 5 (Entrepreneurial University and Regional Engagement) activities, Arqus has created a section for internship offers that will serve as a common platform for sharing internship opportunities at start-ups and SME partners of the Alliance.This initiative is part of the sub-activity 5.5. "European Interns for Small and Medium Enterprises", SMEs.
Go to the internship offers section of The Arqus website



University of Padua

Open Arqus Mobility
within the Erasmus+ for Studies Programme

Unipd students: by applying to Erasmus+ for Studies Programme ypu can spend a period between 3 and 12 months within an academic year at a partner University either within or outside of Europe.
Destinations include the Arqus Alliance partner Universities - Bergen, Granada, Graz, Leipzig, Lyon and Vilnius.
Check the specific course list

Further information at (Eng) - (Ita)

University of Graz

Online Mentoring Programme 2021/22

The Arqus Online Mentoring Programme for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers opens the application period from 22nd February to 18th April, in order to start the Programme in June 2021. The aim of this programme is to support the establishment of sustainable mentoring relationships between early career researchers and established researchers from the Arqus partner universities.


University of Granada

Space Studies Program 2021

During June-August 2021, the University of Granada hosts the Space Studies Program (SSP ) organized by the ISU (International Space University). The Space Studies Program (SSP), an intense two-month professional development course for postgraduate students and professionals of all disciplines, is a unique educational experience.
The curriculum covers the principal space related fields, both non-technical and technical and ranges from policy and law, business and management and humanities to life sciences, engineering, physical sciences and space applications.
Deadline: March 15, 2021

University of Bergen

An extraordinary course onboard the Norwegian sailing vessel Statsraad Lemkuhl

The University of Bergen (UiB) has developed the interdisciplinary course Ocean-climate-society (SDG200), open to all Arqus students (Unipd students included). The course will be taught onboard the sailing ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl in the period from 1 May to 25 August 2022, while sailing across the Pacific from Valparaíso in Chile to Palau. The course is open for students from all academic backgrounds, as solving sustainability challenges demands extensive collaboration across fields.
Application deadline: October 1, 2021

EXPIRED CALLS - University of Padua

Project "Rethinking climate risk: the Venice paradigm"
The call is open to Unipd students, for a maximum of 20 places for virtual mobility from 22 to 26 February 2021 (Winter School), and from 12 April to 15 May 2021 (Spring School), to participate in the Project. The educational experience will be in blended teaching mode: online and face-to-face teaching in Padua and Venice. The University of Padua will award credits.
The teaching and research activity of the Spring School aims at producing research/intervention projects to be assessed within the Arqus Challenge-based learning programme.
In order to apply, Unipd students (enrolled in the last year of a Bachelor's degree programme or in the last two years of a Single-cycle degree programme, or in a Master's degree programme) must prove their proficiency in English language.
Deadline: December 18, 2020 at 1 pm.
Info: Elisa Facciolo, tel. 049 8279196,

Site Visits and Joint Activities of Doctoral Groups

Doctoral groups are invited to apply for site visits and joint activities together with their selected partner(s) from the Arqus alliance. Site visits/networking activities serve the purpose of initiating future joint projects (third-party funded project applications, summer schools, etc.). Arqus provides travel grants (incl. accommodation for a 3–5 days stay) for 3 to 5 doctoral candidates plus 1 to 2 senior researcher/s per doctoral group.
Application deadline has been extended to June 26, 2020
Call for applications (updated April, 3)
Application form
Instructions for applicants
List of successful proposals (August 4, 2020)

Arqus Research Exchange
The planned research stay has a minimum duration of two weeks and a maximum duration of three months depending on the funding category. Eligible for research exchanges are professors, senior researchers, postdocs, doctoral candidates, and advanced master students from all faculties and fields of research.
Application deadline has been extended to June 26, 2020
Call for applications (updated April, 3)
Application form
Instructions for applicants
List of successful proposals (August 4, 2020)

Erasmus+: Arqus Open Mobility Programme
Unipd students who are not successful winners in the first Ersmus+ call will be offered the opportunity to be relocated in compliance with the merit rankings at the partner universities of the Arqus project: Bergen, Granada, Graz, Leipzig, Lyon and Vilnius, depending on the availability of the host locations.
Applications: February 25- March 5, 2020
The lists of successful students are now online

May, 2020
MSCA MaRaThoN 2020: a training course addressed to top candidates who wish to apply for the upcoming Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Individual Fellowships (MSCA –IF) call indicating the University of Padova as their Host Institution.

Important update: Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the course will be streamed online only, in May 2020. The programme is currently being revised.
Call for applications
Application deadline postponed to April 21, 2020

Arqus Twinning
The call is open to all Unipd professors interested in carrying out joint teaching activities with one of the Arqus partner universities (Bergen, Granada, Graz, Leipzig, Lyon and Vilnius), involving a group of Unipd students (minimum 3 - maximum 6 students). Mobility will be funded for a minimum of 3 and maximum 5 days (+2 travel days) at an Arqus partner university.
In order to participate in the selection, please fill in the online application form and upload the invitation letter from the partner University.
Deadline: December 15, 2020 at 12:00.
Info: Samira Bonucci, tel. 049 8276353,
Call for applications
List of successful applicants

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