Programme européen

MOPGA (”Make Our Planet Great Again”): Forskningslegat til unge forskere

16. januar 2023

The Ministries of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) in collaboration with Campus France are launching a call for applications for the MOPGA program ("Make Our Planet Great Again") to host young foreign researchers in French higher education institutions to carry out their research in France in five areas:

  • Earth system sciences,
  • Climate change and sustainability sciences,
  • Energy transition,
  • Societal challenges of environmental issues,
  • Human, animal, and environmental health as defined in the "One Health" approach.

Foreign researchers with a PhD degree within the last 5 years are eligible to apply for this call for proposals. All nationalities are eligible except French.

40 fellowships will be awarded to the winning young researchers over a period of 12 months starting in September 2023

This fellowship provides the following benefits: 

  • Monthly stipend of €2,500 
  • Installation allowance of 500 euros
  • Social security coverage 
  • Mutual insurance

Application deadline: 16 January 2023

More information here.