International Programmes, Grants, Scholarships 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


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 +” !!

Visiting Faculty Program at the Weizmann Institute of Science

The Visiting Faculty Program aims to attract recently tenured (or tenure track) academics from around the world for visits (of one month to three months) to the Weizmann Institute for the pursuit of collaborative research. The principle aim of the program is to form ties with young individuals whom it is hoped will develop in the future into leaders in their fields. Fellows accepted to the program will additionally be expected to give seminars or mini-courses thus contributing the enrichment of graduate student’s education

Application deadline:  March 31 or September 30


The Masdar Institute Scholarships for Master’s and PhD Programs

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Four types of scholarships: the Masdar Institute Scholarship, IRENA Scholarship, Toyota Scholarship and the ICT Fund Scholarship



University of Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Level: Master’s Program

Specialties: Child Development and Education; Communication; Economics and Business; Humanities; Law; Psychology; Science; Social Sciences

Scholarship amount: €25 000 (tuition and living expenses for one academic year)

Eligibility: Non-EU students from any discipline who graduated in the top 10% of their class

Application procedure: applications should be submitted to the Admissions Offices of the Graduate Schools


Training Program “Volunteering Agents”

Duration: 9 months

Requirements for candidates: age from 18 years; absence of membership in any political party

Registration fee: 250 UAH

Participation conditions: all expenses for accommodation, meals and transportation during the training modules are covered by the organizers; participation in all training modules is compulsory; modules last 2 days once a month on weekends.


Scholarships at the University of the People (UoPeople) – the world’s first accredited online university

Tuition: free of charge (The university also does not charge for tuition materials and for registration). Students need to pay only for exams. The fee is charged at the end of the course (not at the beginning of the study). However, for students who cannot afford to pay for exams, the University offers a number of scholarships:

Emergency Refugee Foundation Scholarships Aid – for all students

Fondation Hoffmann Scholarship – for all students

UoPeople General Scholarship – for all students


Social program – scholarship: “Payment for the whole year of study at your university”

Organizer: SEOQUICK – the first agency in Ukraine to promote the Internet network, which develops unique schemes for each client individually.

Scholarship amount: 35,300 UAH

Requirements for candidates: full-time students of 1-5 courses, all training modes

To participate in the competition it is necessary to: write a research on Internet advertising. The topic is chosen independently, but it can’t be a general topic like “What is the Internet advertisement?”.


Tel.: +38 044 383 65 14; +38 097 296 40 20; +38 066 896 97 70; +38 063 917 25 89

Scholarship Awards within the Foreign Development Assistance Programme from the Government of the Czech Republic

Types of scholarships:

1) Master study programmes plus one-year preparatory course of the Czech language (which is combined with other field-specific training). Government scholarships of this category are awarded to graduates from Bachelor’s degree courses who can enrol only in study programmes in which instruction is given in the Czech language. Depending on the subject area, applicants are normally required to sit entrance examinations at the higher education institution concerned. Successful passing of entrance examinations constitutes a precondition for the scholarship award;

2) Master study programmes or Doctoral study programmes. Government scholarships of this category are awarded to graduates from Bachelor or Master study programmes, respectively, who enrol in study programmes with instruction in the English language.

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Quest University Scholarships

Location: Squamish, Canada

David Strangway Award for Excellence (full tuition for 4 years): its purpose is to make Quest’s unique education available to outstanding students regardless of background, country of origin, or ability to pay. Recipients will have achieved very high levels of academic excellence combined with an outstanding record of leadership and service.

2018-19 Student Leadership Scholarship ($5,000 to $25,000/year): for students with outstanding skills and leadership in their school, community, or in an area such as online or other activism.

The Leaders in Elite Athletics & Performance (LEAP) scholarship ($10,000/year): for athletes and performers at the professional or elite level.


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


Fully-funded PhD positions at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine

Location: Berlin, Germany

Eligibility: candidates who have completed or are in the process of completing a Master degree in chemistry, biology, informatics, or some related field

Duration: 3 years (all PhD researchers are expected to complete their doctoral research and thesis in 4 years)

Salary: competitive to national standards and there are no tuition fees


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

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.


Traineeships at the European Economic and Social Committee

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Application deadline: September 30 and March 31 (annually)

Types of traineeships: long-term (up to 5 months for graduates of institutions of higher education of any age from EU member states and non-EU countries); unpaid short-term (1-3 months for students and recent graduates from EU member states and non-EU countries)

Application process: long-term – through filling in the online application form; short-term – you need to complete the application (with a copy of the diploma or certificate from the educational institution, medical certificate and certificate of absence of convictions) and send it by mail to the address: EESC, Official responsible for traineeships, 99 rue Belliard, B-1040 Brussels.

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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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 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

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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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Group leader positions in CRI Research

The Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity (CRI) experiments and spreads new ways of learning, teaching, conducting research and mobilizing collective intelligence in life, learning and digital sciences. The CRI was founded in 2005 by François Taddei and Ariel Lindner. The Bettencourt Schueller Foundation has been an essential and key supporting partner since the CRI was created. The CRI develops educational programs together with the Sorbonne Paris Cité University (Paris Descartes University and Paris Diderot University). CRI Research is run in partnership with Paris Descartes University.

Eligibility: candidates at different career stages, from postdoctoral young investigators to tenured scientists

Thematic ereas: Open health – from data-rich research to development of frugal software and hardware solutions; Open learning – from understanding learning to human-machine paradigms

Positions types:

  1. Core fellows (5 years)
  2. Lomg-term fellows (1-3 years)
  3. Short-term fellows (3-6 months)


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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Faculty Position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Tenure-Track or Tenured Research and Teaching Appointment) at the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Topic: Nutrition in Obesity and Diabetes (food and nutrition in the onset, prevention, or treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes)

Location: Boston, USA

Duration: 12 months

Description: the Friedman School is actively growing and recruiting faculty in many multidisciplinary areas, including the present position in obesity and diabetes; sustainable food systems and climate change; community interventions and behavior change; and computational methods and models for ‘big data’ in nutrition.

Requirements for candidates: an MD, PhD, or equivalent doctoral degree and a recognized experience in research in nutrition and obesity and diabetes, with expertise in disciplines such as epidemiology, sociology, anthropology, behavior, human trials, novel technology, economics, and/or demography; ability to design, implement, and evaluate observational, interventional, behavioral, policy, and/or other population-based studies to investigate the impact of nutrition in the onset, prevention, or treatment of obesity or type 2 diabetes.

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Tel.: 617-636-6633

Email: (Dr. Edward Saltzman, Academic Dean of the Friedman School and search committee chair)


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