Outgoing mobility

Independent of the situation regarding COVID-19, all outbound travel paid for with FWO funds is only allowed if positive travel advice is given by the employer (research institution to which you are affiliated as a researcher). You are required to comply with the applicable guidelines and procedures of the institution concerned. 

Grant for participation in a conference abroad

The FWO encourages mobility among researchers and international contacts between research groups. This grant supports researchers who wish to actively participate in an international scientific conference abroad.

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Grant for a short study visit abroad

This grant supports researchers who wish to spend a short period abroad to perform research in a non-Belgian organisation, to specialize in specific research techniques, to perform archive research and/or fieldwork abroad, under the condition that it concerns (strategic) basic research.

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Grant for participation in a workshop or course abroad

This grant supports researchers who wish to participate in a course or workshop abroad giving them the opportunity to (further) specialize in their area of interest in a scientific knowledge or research center within the framework of research or new techniques.

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Grant for a long stay abroad

This grant supports researchers who will be staying abroad for a longer period to perform advanced research, to specialize in specific research techniques, to perform archive research and/or fieldwork.

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Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Caïro (NVIC)

The Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Caïro (NVIC) is an academic knowledge centre contributing to the profiling, stimulation and internationalisation of the teaching and research activities of the participating Dutch and Flemish universities in the Middle East.

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Scientific Prize SofinaBoël Fellowships

Thanks to the help of the King Baudouin Foundation, acting on behalf of the SofinaBoël Fund for Education and Talent, FWO and F.R.S.-FNRS may grant the SofinaBoël Fellowships to talented PhD students for a research and/or training stay abroad.

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