The LE STUDIUM RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP of the Smart Loire Valley Programme is designed to attract internationally competitive researchers for one year. An average of twelve awards are available per campaign. Experienced international researchers are eligible to submit an application after having negotiated their acceptance to a host laboratory and/or host enterprise based in the Centre-Val de Loire region.


  • 12 months residency to lead a collaborative research project
  • integration into the international research faculty in the Centre-Val de Loire region
  • involvement in the scientific exchanges, network activities and animation led by LE STUDIUM to favour transdisciplinary exchanges
  • organisation of a set of scientific events (conferences, workshops, lectures….)
  • creation of a long lasting link between the international researcher and the host laboratory


This fellowship award is available for the arrival of the applicant researcher between 1st September 2019 and 30th June 2020.

More information is available in the Guidelines document.

An indicative application form is also available below. Please note that this form is designed to share information between the partners of a project. Applications must be completed online on the LE STUDIUM website. Applications submitted by email will not be not evaluated.

Deadline for submission of applications is set on 7th February 2019 at 5:00pm (CET Paris time).

*The Smart Loire Valley Programme’s Fellowships receive funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grand agreement n° 665790

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