Le Studium 'Smart Loire Valley Fellowship Programme'

LE STUDIUM Institute for Advanced Studies has launched its 2017 call for applications of the Smart Loire Valley Programme*.

Deadline for the submission of applications is 9 February 2017 | 17:00 (CET).

This call is open to all research disciplines and offers post-doctoral fellowships for international experienced researchers in region Centre-Val de Loire laboratories including:

  •  A 12-month fellowship in a high level laboratory
  • Integration in an international scientific community
  • Funding and organisation of international scientific events
  • Enabling environment (housing, administrative support, etc...)

Call details:


Under the above link you will find:

  • Guidelines presenting objectives, eligibility and selection criteria as well as the selection process through independent evaluations and Scientific Council;´
  • Indicative application format enabling to write a draft and to further copy/paste it online.
  • Online application platform


The fellowships programme targets researchers with a least 5 years of post-doctoral experience. Candidates have to identify a research team in the region Centre-Val de Loire accepting to host the one-year residency. If necessary, LE STUDIUM can help establishing a link with a laboratory in the desired scientific field in the region.

Contact for any additional enquiries.

Dr Aurélien Montagu
Scientific Relations Manager

* The Smart Loire Valley Programme’s Fellowships receive funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grand agreement n° 665790