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Mobility Grants 2023- Research stays

ICTA-UAB, through its Maria de Maeztu (MdM) program, is welcoming applications for Mobility grants 2023 - RESEARCH STAYS. 

Application deadline: Wednesday, May 15th, 23:45 CET. 

Eligible costs: 

Travel costs to a research stay to be held outside Spain during 2023. Travel plans should be organized through the official travel agencies of the UAB (GUIDELINES for TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS below


Eligible applicants 

  • PhD students or post-doctoral fellows whose primary institutional affiliation is ICTA-UAB. 
  • The research for which the stay is conducted should contribute and be related tothe research objectivesof at least one of the 5 societal challenges of ICTA’s strategic research program. 

Application forms and documents required: 

Fill in the following application form by providing the required documents (in PDF) 

  1. Acceptance letter of the host institution (indicating the start/finish dates and the purpose of the research stay). 
  2. Document indicating and justifying the applicant’s preferred travel means, which should consider ICTA’s Responsible Travel Strategy, and providing a tentative travel budget. Please, indicate if it is a long-distance travel (>1000 km or 10h trip) and give 1-sentence explanation for your choice.
  3. Document signed by the applicant and her/his supervisor/group leader indicating:
    1. How does the objective of the research stay contribute to ICTA-UAB’s strategic research programme? (max. 150 words); 
    2. How does the host institution contribute to enhance ICTA-UAB’s internationalization, particularly from the applicant’s research group perspective? The applicant should highlight, for example, if this is the first time that an ICTA-UAB researcher goes to the hosting organization (max. 150 words). 
    3. The applicant’s research main funding source and the correspondent grant number, such as PhD grant (e.g. FI-2021-XXXX or FPI-2020-XXXX), Post-doctoral grant (e.g. BdP-2022-XXX), JdC-2022-XXXX); Research project (ERC-CoG-2020-XXXX), etc.  

Applications’ selection 

For Research stays, applications will be prioritized based on:  

  1. contribution of the research activities to the consecution of ICTA-UAB’s strategic programme 
  2. contribution of the research stay to ICTA-UAB’s internationalization (e.g., establishing new networks or collaborations with new countries);  
  3. commitment to engage in sustainable forms of travel.

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