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Coimbra Group Short Stay Scholarships 2020

Coimbra Group Short Stay Scholarship 2020

Fully Funded
Country: Multiple Countries in Europe
City: Multiple Cities
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Coimbra Group calls young researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa to apply for Coimbra Group Short Stay Scholarships Program.


Universities of the Coimbra Group offer short-term visits (generally 1 to maximum 3 months) to young Africa researchers from higher education institutions from Sub-Saharan Africa. The main aim of this scholarship program is to enable scholars to undertake research in which they are engaged in their home institution and to help them to establish academic and research contacts. The scholarships are financially supported by the Coimbra Group member universities participating in this program, while the Coimbra Group Office is in charge of the administrative management of the application.

Host Universities 

The following fourteen universities will host students for Coimbra Group Short Stay Scholarships 2020

  • University of Barcelona (Spain)
  • University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • University of Cologne (Germany)
  • University of Granada (Spain)
  • University of Graz (Austria)
  • University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
  • Jagiellonian University Krakow (Poland)
  • KU Leuven (Belgium)
  • University of Montpellier 3 Paul-Valéry (France)
  • University of Padova (Italy)
  • University of Pavia (Italy)
  • University of Poitiers (France)
  • University of Salamanca (Spain)
  • University of Siena (Italy)


  • Coimbra Group Short Stay Scholarship Programme for young researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa is open to all the nationals of and current residents in a country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Candidates must be born on or after 1 January 1975.
  • Applicants must be the current staff members of a university or an equivalent higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, candidates must preferably be doctoral/postdoctoral or should have equivalent status.
  • The Coimbra Group highly encourages and prioritize applications from female candidates.

Applicants should identify a research supervisor in the host university (through the website of the university of your choice or by contacting the contact at the university of your choice – see table below). The applicant must also provide his/her contact details in the application form. Applicants are expected to make contact with their research supervisor at the university of their choice and submit a letter/e-mail of acceptance together with their application form which proves that the candidate has been accepted to carry out research under his/her supervision.



Type of Opportunity Exchange Programs Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 May,2020
CountryMultiple Countries in Europe
CityMultiple Cities
Open tonationals of and current residents in a country in Sub-Saharan Africa
OrganizerCoimbra Group



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