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Yggdrasil grants for research stays in Norway 2011-2012

Highly qualified Ph.D. students and younger researchers from some 50 countries may apply for grants for research stays lasting one to ten months during the academic year 2011-2012.

Personal mobility grant Choose
16.02.2011 13:00 CET



Amount of funding presumed available for this call for proposals:

About NOK 10 million. For this call in 2011 the budget is increased by about NOK 2 million,specifically to increase the mobility of researchers from Brazil and Russia in the field of mathematics and natural sciences and also engineering.

Guidelines and important considerations relevant to all types of applications in this call for proposals:

The programme covers settling-in expenses and other expenses in connection with a research stay in Norway. Funding for settling-in expenses is allocated one time only and is disbursed along with the first grant installment.
The rates for 2011-2012 are:

  • NOK 13,000 per month. Double rate first month.

Grants will not be allocated to fund research projects or overhead at the Norwegian host institution. Funding is not available for accompanying family members.

The research stays awarded funding in this round may begin on 1 August 2011 at the earliest and must be completed by the end of July 2012.

The Yggdrasil mobility programme is intended for those who have a need to conduct research on a temporary basis at a Norwegian research institution; it is not intended for those who wish to complete an entire degree in Norway.

The grant period may last from a minimum of one to a maximum of ten months. The period covered by the grant must be used to conduct research on a full-time basis. Grants will be awarded for one uninterrupted stay at one host institution only. Grants will be paid out in monthly installments from the Research Council to the grant recipient.

Citizens of countries covered by the Yggdrasil programme who are residing permanently in Norway are not eligible for funding. Citizens of Norway are not eligible for funding. Grant recipients must wait three years before applying for another grant under the programme.

Grant applications will be accepted from Ph.D. students admitted to an organized doctoral degree programme and from younger researchers who completed a Ph.D. degree not more than six years prior to submission of the application.