Calls for projects

There are a certain number of calls for projects and applications relating to the international scene, at different levels, to encourage or strengthen cooperation, support international initiatives, promote mobility, etc.

Calls for projects from the International* :

Calls for projects of theUniversité Savoie Mont Blanc

Annual internal appeal to support :

  • the internationalisation of training and audiences
  • development of partnerships
  • the organisation of international events
  • the launch of international projects

Call for projects to develop cross-border collaborations between Swiss institutions(University of Geneva, University of Lausanne and Hautre Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale (HES-SO)) and Frenchinstitutions (University of Grenoble Alpes, University of Lyon and Université Savoie Mont Blanc)

Its objective is to intensify research and to create a leverage effect favouring the participation of institutions in European funding programmes.

Framework document for the RTA 2022-2023 call for projects

Set up by the Erasmus+ Agency, International Credit Mobility (ICM) promotes incoming and outgoing mobility of students and staff in higher education between Erasmus+ programme countries and Erasmus+ programme partner countries.

Calls for projects from communities, public services, organizations, associations...

In Europe and around the world

Erasmus +
Erasmus+ is the European Union's programme for education, academics, youth and sport in Europe. The Erasmus+ programme offers opportunities for mobility and cooperation.

Ministry of Education, Research and Innovation
Catalogue of calls for proposals Europe and International

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region

Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
Association of higher education and research institutions promoting cooperation in various forms; the quality of academics, research and governance; improving the employability and professional integration of graduates; the involvement of universities in the economic, social and cultural development of societies.

International call "AUF-COVID-19.2
General objective: to enhance the contribution of the higher education and research institutions members of the AUF to the development of solutions with technological and/or social impact to face the difficulties caused by the prolongation of the pandemic COVID-19.
Specific objective: to develop innovative, frugal initiatives adapted to the ecosystem in order to support societies weakened by the consequences of a health crisis that is set to last.


Franco-German University (FGU)
The UFA supports bi- and tri-national Franco-German degree programmes, PhD-Track programmes, Franco-German doctoral colleges, thesis cotutelle, the organisation of Franco-German events for young researchers (PhD students and/or post-docs)

For Franco-Bavarian university cooperation in research and education

Forgers 2022 Award
Conditions :

  • Have one member of the pair employed by a French institution, the other by a German institution
  • Be part of a laboratory in France and Germany research , attached to a higher education institution, an organisation of research, a company, a support structure (competitiveness cluster, cluster)
  • Be under 45 years of age;
  • Currently collaborating on a joint project at research ;
  • Conduct research in the fields of chemistry, health and/or pharmacology.

Latin America

ECOS North and South / COFECUB
For scientific and academic cooperation projects related to Latin America


Maupertuis Programme
Short researcher mobility: to enable selected researchers from France and Finland to come and meet their counterparts for a short period of time (from a few days to 2 weeks).
Education, Research and Innovation" workshops: to support concrete and specific workshops in Finland or France in all fields of research excellence, in order to strengthen existing collaborations between researchers from France and Finland. It is recommended to have targeted and concrete topics to organise a workshop that can last 2 or 3 days and involve several researchers. These workshops should cover the three pillars of the knowledge triangle: research, education, innovation


Action Lebanon
Franco-Lebanese call to support urgent, rapid and structuring research projects of a maximum duration of 18 months, whose scientific relevance is linked to the Covid-19 pandemic and to the recent multidimensional crises that have occurred at a critical period in Lebanon's history.

The Netherlands

Van Gogh Programme
This programme supports the mobility of French and Dutch researchers in the framework of a joint research project

Descartes-Huygens Prize
This prize is awarded to a French and a Dutch scientist for their contribution to Franco-Dutch cooperation


Permanent Commission for Franco-Quebec Cooperation (CPCFQ)
The CPCFQ is an instrument for coordinating exchanges between the Quebec and French administrations. It is responsible for developing and implementing a biennial program of Franco-Quebec cooperation activities, based on the target themes and priorities defined by the Quebec and French governments. Its goal is to encourage the development of new projects.

Conseil franco-québécois de coopération universitaire (CFQCU)
For university cooperation between France and Quebec and the implementation of programmes aimed at establishing strategic partnerships in teaching and research.

CFQCU - Samuel-De Champlain Programme
This program is intended for teacher-researchers from all disciplines and aims to :

  • to develop strategic inter-university partnerships between France and Quebec
  • support emerging collaborations of high-potential teams, both in France and in Quebec
  • support innovative projects which have a structuring effect and which present interesting long-term prospects
  • encourage links with actors outside the university environment (public, semi-public, private or associative sector)
  • promote the integration of French and Quebec universities into the international networks of research and academics


Call for applications "Vernadski
PhDs under joint French-Russian supervision
The French Embassy in Russia is awarding for the year 2022 PhD scholarships in co-tutorship of thesis. This funding covers 4 calendar years (3 academic years) and alternates stays in France and Russia. All scientific disciplines are concerned.
This call is open from 20 September until 17 December 2021.


Murgas Programme
For the development of Franco-Slovak scientific collaborations

Erasmus+ programme
Erasmus+ is the European Union's programme for education, academics, youth and sport in Europe. The Erasmus+ programme offers opportunities for mobility and cooperation.

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region
Grants for international student mobility

Website listing staff weeks in Europe (for staff mobility)

Annecy on the international scene
Twinning, cooperation and opportunities

Chambéry on the international scene
twinning, cooperation and opportunities


Scholarships for mobility to Germany

Franco-German Youth Office (OFAJ)
Franco-German volunteer work


University of Turin: Visiting Professors Programme

The Netherlands

EOLE Scholarships
Available to Masters and PhD students wishing to undertake a study, internship or research mobility in the Netherlands

Amsterdam Prize
15,000prize for a master's student, doctoral student or recent graduate in the humanities or social sciences who wishes to pursue scientific research on Dutch culture, history, politics and/or language in the Netherlands.


NAWA (National Agency for Academic Exchange) - Ulam
Scholarship for PhD researchers who wish to carry out their scientific project in Poland (for a stay of 6 to 24 months in a host institution of their choice).

French government scholarships managed by Campus France
Scholarships for foreign students in France

Campus Scholarships
Catalogue of scholarship programmes

Eiffel Excellence Scholarships
For Master and PhD students

PAUSE - National Programme for the Emergency Reception of Scientists in Exile
Support to public higher education institutions and research organisations planning to host scientists in emergency situations

Associate Directors of Studies Programme (DEA)
International mobility programme of the Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme, allowing to invite foreign scientists from all continents for a period of four to six weeks.

Procope Mobilities 2022
Incoming mobility to France for doctoral students, post-docs and young researchers in Germany

United States
Tocqueville - Fulbright Chair
For the hosting of a leading American academic. All member institutions of the CPU or CDEFI are eligible. This chair, which aims to strengthen collaborative projects between the United States and France, is open to all fields and awarded for one semester.

Frontenac Scholarships
For the visit to France of Quebec students enrolled in a Master's programme

Metchnikov fellowships

Fellowships granted by the French Embassy in Russia to host Russian researchers invited to work in French research teams (from 1 to 3 months)

Ostrogradski" scholarships
Scholarships granted by the French Embassy in Russia to students enrolled in a doctoral programme in Russia and invited by a French research team, to carry out a fieldwork stay of 2 to 4 months. All scientific disciplines are concerned.

*Non-exhaustive list