International Programmes, Grants, Fundings for Education and Science

Dear faculty members, staff, students and postgraduate students!

The International Relations Department informs you on the opportunity to participate in the Erasmus + Programme. Learn More

History of the NUPh participation in Erasmus + Programme

Perspectives of participation

The Department of Academic Mobility informs that in 2018 NUPh received grants for academic mobility.

The planned term  for projects implementation within  the EU ERASMUS + grant program is : 2018-2019 academic year (September 2018 – September 2019)

This time  the following foreign universities have become NUPh partners in the framework of  КА107projects of credit mobility


Below you can see number and kinds of mobility planned :

From NUPh to Kaunas:

– 1 postgraduate  – scientific internship (6 months.)

– 1 lecturer – giving lectures (5 days)

From Kaunas to NUPh:

– 1 lecturer –  giving lectures (5 days)

– 2 students  –   education  (autumn semester  2018-2019 academic year)


Below you can see number and kinds of mobility planned :

From NUPh to Varna:

– 2 lecturers – giving lectures (5 days)

– 2 members of staff – experience exchange (internship / education) – 5 days

From Varna to NUPh:

– 2 lecturers –  education  / practical training

– 2 members of staff –experience exchange (internship / education) – 5 days


 Planned number and types of mobility (answer is expected from the ERASMUS + National Agency, Brussels).

Dear students, post graduate students and young scientists from the National University of Pharmacy!
  Department of academic mobility of NUPh informs you of the opportunity to participate in the training program Erasmus + (called “zero” grants), which are held in all European universities which signed theErasmus Charter,  which means they may be potential partners of  NUPh for  Grant Academic Mobility Programs.  Participation in such events provides a great  opportunity for direct contact with the representatives of international services and departments of European universities, discussion of issues of  interinstitutional agreements within Erasmus +, receiving examples of documents necessary for implementation of such programs.
So, you are welcome to join the team of NUPh “ERAZMUS +” !!


PhD Fellowships from the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds 

Application deadlines: 1 February, 1 June, 1 October of each year

Legibility: outstanding junior scientists who wish to pursue an ambitious PhD project of approximately 3 years in basic biomedical research in an internationally leading laboratory; European citizens working in Europe or overseas, non-European citizens pursuing their PhD project in Europe (not more than 6 months); preliminary project results are not expected from applicants


MD Fellowships from the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds 

Legibility: outstanding medical students

Minimum duration of scholarship: 10 months

Scope: basic biomedical research

Amount of scholarship: 1150 – 1600 euros monthly

Application deadline: any time (three months prior to the planned commencement of the fellowship)


Travel Grants from the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds 

Legibility: junior researchers who are currently conducting an experimental project in basic biomedical research and wish to pursue a short-term research stay or attend a practical course of up to 3 months

Funding area / Scope: projects in the field of basic research aimed at elucidating basic biological phenomena of human life and acquiring new scientific knowledge; European citizens working in Europe and overseas, non-European citizens who perform their MD, PhD or postdoctoral project in Europe / Applicants must pursue an experimental project in basic biomedical research and belong to one of the following groups of junior scientists: PhD students or medical students pursuing an experimental doctoral thesis; postdocs who are pursuing a particular research project; graduates from abroad who have applied for a PhD project, but who have not yet worked with their potential PhD supervisor.


Scholarships for international students from the University of Plymouth

Location: Plymouth, England

Conditions: an applicant must first hold a conditional offer of a place on a postgraduate taught (PGT) programme commencing in September 2018

International Student Masters Scholarship

Level/course of study: all masters programmes

Value of award: £1,500

Number of awards available: 100

Application: none required. If you’ve applied for a masters degree programme for September 2018 entry, we’ll automatically consider you for this scholarship if your final transcript or marks sheet was submitted with your application.

Closing date for award: There’s no closing date

Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship

Level/course of study: All masters programmes

Minimum eligibility criteria for consideration for award: Equivalent of a UK university first class undergraduate degree in a relevant subject

Value of award: £5,000

Number of awards available: three

Please note: you must have first received a conditional offer for a place on a PGT programme commencing September 2018. You must also hold the equivalent of a UK University first class undergraduate degree in a relevant subject.


PhD and postdoc positions at ETH Zurich

The Laboratory of Energy Science and Engineering of ETH Zurich is offering

PhD and postdoc positions: “Development and characterization of model catalysts to develop structure-activity relationships”. Applicants for this position are expected to have a MSc (or PhD) degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or Material Sciences. For further information please visit website

PhD Student in Immuno-Allergology Programme of the Luxembourg Institute of Health

Luxembourg Institute of Health is a public research organization at the forefront of biomedical sciences. With its strong research expertise in oncology, population health, infection and immunity based on human biological samples, its research activities impact on people’s health.
In the context of the CORE “IRGal” funded project (FNR) Dr Christiane Hilger (PI of Molecular and Translational Allergology Research Group) is looking to recruit a PhD Student in Immuno-Allergology.

Terms of the Programme: 3 year fixed-term contract (up to 4 years), full time

Project title: Targeting Key Factors Involved in Immune Reactions mediated by Tick Bites to the Carbohydrate alpha-Gal.


Fulbright Research and Development Program

Grant subordination: US Government.

Target audience: Persons under the age of 40 with two years of professional experience: faculty members, postgraduate students and researchers without degree; candidates of sciences (PhD) (not later than 5 years after defense); university administrators; employees of research institutions

Application deadline: November 1, 2018.

Grant areas of focus: modern achievements of American universities in curricula planning, development of training courses and their teaching. Participation in scientific conferences and seminars.

Individual projects aimed at the development and implementation of new training courses, updating of teaching materials, studying and mastering of advanced methods of training and teaching can take part in the competition.

Grand duration: 3-6 months.

Additional Information

Fuibright Scolar Program

Grant subordination: US Government.

Target audience: representatives of humanitarian, social, precise, technical and natural sciences – candidates and doctors of science; researchers without a degree with experience of at least 5 years; postgraduate students before defense, who will receive a degree before the grant is awarded.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018.

Grant areas of focus: research in the US universities lasting from 6 to 9 months.

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Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

Grant subordination: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).

Target audience: scientists with PhD degree and completed doctoral studies at least 12 years ago and have a defined independent research work over a certain number of years.

Application deadline: applications must be submitted 4-7 months before the meeting of the Admissions Committee (February, June, October each year).

Grant areas of focus: research opportunities for 6-18 months with German scientists based on the German universities.

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 Georg Forster Research Award (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

Grant subordination: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).

Target audience: young scientists, doctoral students whose academic qualifications are internationally recognized (for example: positive response to a scientific publication in international journals or awards).

Application deadline: July 1 – October 31, 2018.

Grant areas of focus: creation of consistent strong scientific connections in new research aimed at improvement of living conditions.

Grant duration: 6 months – 1 year with the possibility of extension up to 2 years.

Additional information

 Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Grant subordination: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).

Target audience: scientists, doctors of sciences who have completed doctoral studies no more than 4 years ago.

Application deadline: all year round. Election commission examines applications 3 times a year: March, July, and November.

Grant areas of focus: research at the universities of Germany as recognition of scientific achievements that are recognized internationally.

Grant duration: 6-24 months.

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IMI – Innovation medicines initiative

Grant subordination:  WHO, Horizon 2020

Target audience: Universities and research institutes that conduct researches on priority diseases, where there are no safe and effective treatments (infectious diseases, brain disorders, diabetes and cancer).

Main directions of research:

  • Targeted biomarker testing and research (efficiency and safety);
  • Adoption of innovative paradigms of clinical research;
  • Innovative drugs;
  • Individual patient attachment programs

Additional information

Grants for participation in scientific and practical seminars. Open Medical Institute (OMI)

Grant subordination: American-Austrian Foundation.

Target audience: medical scientists at the age of 30 – 45 (for first-time participants) and up to 50 years for re-registered participants.

Grant areas of focus: participation in international scientific and practical seminars

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EU Horizon 2020 program

Grant subordination: European Commission.

Target audience: Staff of universities and research institutes that have projects in basic and applied research (both collective and individual).

Target audience: support for the most talented and creative scientists and research teams to conduct advanced research. Scientific collaboration to find new and promising areas of research. Provision of researchers with opportunities to study and develop a career. Access for all European researchers to high-end research infrastructures.

Most of the projects in Horizon 2020 are collaborative projects, with a minimum of three partners from three different EU member countries or Associated countries. It is also possible to submit a project proposal from an individual researcher, a group of scholars or an organization. Such grants are funded through the European Research Council (ERC) and Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA)

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