International collaboration

Schematic overview of measures related to international mobility

For any travel towards a higher-risk destination, the FWO (travel) grant can only be used in case of a positive advice of the concerned host institution. Please make sure to request this advice at the responsible advisory body of your host institution.

Institutional restrictions on scientific cooperation with Belarus and Russia in FWO funding instruments

As a result of the Russian invasion in Ukraine and in line with current EU sanctions in term of cooperation with/financing of Belarusian or Russian persons/entities, scientific cooperation with Belarus and Russia is until further notice not possible in all FWO funding schemes.

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Mobility projects

The FWO is keen on promoting international collaboration as a driving force for excellence. That is why the FWO signs agreements with a number of countries for the funding of potential exchange projects.

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Intra-European research projects

The FWO is keen on promoting international collaboration as a driving force for excellence. That is why the FWO offers researchers in Flanders various opportunities for intra-European collaboration linked to Weave or the European Framework Programme.

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Extra-European research projects

The FWO is keen on promoting international collaboration as a driving force for excellence. That is why the FWO signs bilateral agreements with a number of extra-European countries for the funding of joint research projects.

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