Scholarship / Dec 20, 2022 6:00 am - Berlin

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Call for Applications for TRAJECTS Senior Research Stays 2023


Senior Research Stays (SRS) aim to support advanced PhD and Post-doctoral researchers or practitioners with a minimum of a master's degree (other postgraduate studies can be considered for Colombia) and over 6 years of relevant experience in the TRAJECTS topics of interest for stays of 3 to 5 months (shorter duration is possible if justified) from/at/within institutions in the TRAJECTS network. The sending, the hosting institution, or ideally both, must be TRAJECTS partners. A list of TRAJECTS partner institutions can be found at

Research conducted during the SRS must be relevant to TRAJECTS' main objectives and research topics, climate change mitigation, in the following two key sustainability transition issues:

• Fossil fuel phase-out or,

• Changes in land management and ecosystem protection.

See annex 2 of the complementary documents for this call for a more detailed presentation of TRAJECTS objectives and research topics.

Approximately 6 SRS will be supported in 2023.

Scholarships include:

  • Monthly allowances: 1200-1600 EUR for stays in the Global North, 1100 EUR for stays in the Global South
  • Travel and insurance cost reimbursement

Required documents for application

  • Application form on Website
  • CV including proof of academic qualifications
  • Description of the research project (max 5 pages)
  • Letter of acceptance by host institution (see “Application procedure” in call document)
  • If applicable: Proof of current affiliation to TRAJECTS network partner
  • If applicable: self-declaration (proof if available) as member of an underrepresented group
  • If applicable: Other documents as requested by the host institution (e.g. proof of language skills)


Deadline to apply
Mar 15, 2023 10:59 pm - Berlin
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