LE STUDIUM Loire Valley Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) welcomes experienced international researchers of all scientific disciplines through the SMART LOIRE VALLEY Programme. A call for applications for high added-value research projects for the region Centre-Val de Loire is open from November each year to February next year. Awarded applicants are selected by external independent peer reviewers and LE STUDIUM Scientific Council. Starting in November 2015 the postdoctoral fellowships programme receives European H2020 funding through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) - COFUND grant contract #665790.

LE STUDIUM IAS is as well a key partner of the smart specialisation ARD2020 programmes funded by the Région Centre-Val de Loire and offers goal oriented fellowships in this framework.