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1st Call - 4th GP

1st Call for STSM applications (in the 4th Grant Period)

Application deadline: Monday, July 24th 25th 2017 (extended by 1 day due to slightly changed procedure!) at 12:00h CET (noon). - This Call has ended.

The Call can be downloaded here.

We are launching our first call for the fourth Grant Period for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) for BM1309 COST action.

A new feature is now being offered as a facilitation of contact between potential hosts and grantees:

  • Organizations within EMF-MED interested to host a STSM grantee:

If you have an interest to act as a host on a targeted EMF-MED related topic, but don’t have prior arrangements with a potential grantee, you can publish your offer by filling the Google form at this link (fill one form per STSM topic)

  • Potential STSM grantees:

Please check the page “STSM hosting offers” on COST EMF-MED site if there is an offer suiting your interest. If yes, use it as the starting point and contact the host directly for further arrangements.

Interested applicants should send their applications by Monday, July 24th 2017 at 12:00h CET (noon) to the STSM host institution and to the ESR/STSM/Training Coordinator (ESTC), Prof. Stavros Koulouridis, email: A copy (CC:) should be sent to Action Secretariat: Subject of the email should start with “COST BM1309 – STSM application”

Interested participants should also express their interest by filing this Doodle poll:

Following the expression of interest in Doodle, the application containing the required documentation must be sent within the deadline. Don’t forget to leave your e-mail in Doodle!

It is expected that the approval will be announced by Monday, July 31st.

The start date for the STSM can be chosen from Monday, August 28th onwards.

More details can be found in the Call.