Arqus calls for applications & Opportunities


Arqus Teaching Excellence Award

The Arqus Alliance is pleased to announce the first Arqus Teaching Excellence Award (2019-2021) in two different categories:
- The Arqus Teaching Excellence Award for enabling research-based teaching
- The Arqus Teaching Excellence Award for enabling students
Nomination and deadline: Please submit the full application by using the nomination form until October 31, 2021.
Conferring the award and the Prize: the award will be presented at the Arqus Annual Conference in 2022 in Padua.

Research Stays and Site Visits 2021/22

Action Line 6 "Research support & Early-Stage Researcher Development", coordinated by the University of Graz (Austria), has set itself the goal of sustainably promoting existing and emerging cooperation in the most diverse profile-forming areas and intensifying cooperation in research at the partner universities.
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University of Padua

  Site Visits and Joint Activities of Doctoral Groups 2021/22

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 is November 20, 2021 

  Arqus Research Exchange 2021/22

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 is November 20, 2021.

  Arqus R.I. - Selection announcement for the awarding of one research grant 2021 - Deadline: October 29, 2021

Within the framework of the ARQUS R.I. project, Unipd awards a research grant as part of the project Work Package "Alternative Assessment Approaches".
The researcher will be involved in identifying and defining new, alternative and innovative standards for the assessment of research and researchers, contributing to the identification of new quantitative and qualitative non-bibliometric assessment criteria.
The deadline for application is October 29, 2021.

Expired Unipd calls

University of Graz

Arqus PhD week for Careers Outside Academia

From 13th to 15th October 2021, the Center for Knowledge and Innovation Transfer (ZWI) of the University of Graz will hold the Arqus PhD Week for Careers Outside Academia. Around 60 participants - doctoral researchers, PhD graduates and career development experts - from the seven universities of the Arqus alliance will meet with local entrepreneurs to work together. In case of travel restrictions, there will be an online version of the event. octoral researchers and early postdocs from the Arqus partner universities can apply for a travel and accommodation fund at their home universities after they have been selected for participation.
The deadline for the application is May 19, 2021