Up to 15 AIAS-COFUND fellowships are available for the most talented researchers from around the world and within all research disciplines and topics. The scheme is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (grant agreement no 754513) and Aarhus University Research Foundation.
The target group of the Programme is talented researchers at all career stages with a PhD and a minimum of two years of full-time postdoctoral research experience at the time of the application deadline. Applicants must comply with a mobility demand:
AIAS hosts curiosity-driven and independent research for excellent scholars from all disciplines and focuses exclusively on research excellence and training of research talent. A fellowship at AIAS offers researchers a unique opportunity to pursue their own research project and to collaborate with the research environments at Aarhus University and the inspiring international and multidisciplinary community at AIAS, which is located within the Aarhus University campus.
The AIAS-COFUND II Programme is for both junior and senior researchers who are seeking to enhance their understanding of methodologies and approaches of their own and other scientific disciplines and to explore these approaches, thus making cross-disciplinary inspiration and initiatives possible.
The Programme also provides career development opportunities, especially for young talented researchers, by offering both academic mentorship and career development in transferable skills as well as the opportunity to organize multidisciplinary and international conferences.
A fellowship includes a full salary and a minor contribution to research expenses.
Applications must be submitted online on Friday, 15 January 2021 at 12.00 (noon) CET as the latest via the AU application system:
For a detailed description of the AIAS-COFUND II fellowships, the requirements to the contents of the application and the usage of the online application system, please refer to: