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1st Call for STSM applications (in the 5th Grant Period)

1st Call for STSM applications (in the 5th Grant Period)

Application deadline: Monday, May 28th 2018 at 12:00h CET (noon) – This Call has ended.

The Call can be downloaded here.

We are launching our first call for the fifth 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:

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 complete the online application form (see, upload all the requested documents detailed in the attached text and send additionally as e-mail attachment: a two page project proposal and a motivation letter;

to the STSM host institution and to the ESTC (i.e. STSM coordinator), Prof. Stavros Koulouridis, email: A copy (CC:) should be sent to Action Secretariat: Subject of the email should start with “COST BM1309 – STSM application” in order to allow for handling applications properly.

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

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

It is expected that the approval will be announced by Monday, June 4th.

The start date for the STSM can be chosen from Tuesday, June 5th 2018, onwards. All STSM activities must end by October 14th 2018, due to conclusion of 5th Budget Period.

More details can be found in the Call.