Arqus calls for applications

University of Padua

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

University of Bergen

Arqus Call for Applications 2019/2020: Research Exchange
Application deadline: March, 31 2020

University of Granada

Convocatoria de estancias de investigación para estudiantes de Doctorado y PDI de la UGR en las Universidades de la Alianza Europea Arqus. Línea De Acción 6. Programa 6.5.
Deadline: March 18, 2020

Convocatoria estancia para Grupos de Investigación de la UGR en las Universidades de la Alianza Europea Arqus. Línea De Acción 6.
Deadline: March 18, 2020

University of Graz

Research Exchange
Call 2019/2020
Application Form
Application deadline: February 29, 2020

Doctoral Groups
Call 2019/20
Application Form
Application deadline: February 29, 2020

Teaching in English - Programme for university teachers
Each member university of the Arqus Alliance is allowed to nominate one participant for each of the two courses.
Application deadline: March 2, 2020

May 18-19, 2020
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Initiative 2020: 2-day workshop dedicated to researchers who will submit a proposal with the University of Graz as host organization in the MSCA – IF call of 2020.

July 5-18, 2020
Graz International Summer School Seggau 2020 "Stability, Security, and Happiness: State – Society – Religion"
An Arqus scholarship is available
Application deadline: March 9, 2020 (

University of Leipzig

- Funding of site visits / joint activities of doctoral groups

- Funding of research exchange stays (including by master’s students writing their master’s thesis)


University of Vilnius

PostDoc Fellowships
Application deadline: March 6, 2020
Call for applications

March 25 - 28, 2020
English Medium Instruction: an intensive course for university teachers
Registration deadline: March 10, 2020
Contact person for registration at Vilnius University: Inga Milišiūnaitė,


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