Second call 2017
Created in 1975 upon the initiative of Fernand Braudel, in collaboration with the French Secretary of State for Universities, Department for Higher Education and Research, the DEA Programme (Directeurs d’Études Associés, or Associate Research Directors) is the oldest international mobility programme at Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH). It provides funding to invite international scientific experts from across the globe for one month to six weeks and enables them to carry out work in France (field enquiries, library work and archives).
The programme is intended solely for professors and senior researchers with a PhD, or equivalent, working in institutions of higher education and research.
Applicants must be no older than 65 at the time of their stay.
This programme has extended invitations to numerous internationally-renowned researchers, most often contributing to the creation or development of strong networks for scientific cooperation, while promoting French research abroad.
After a scientific expertise of the research projects, decisions regarding invitations are made by a commission made up of the president, scientific directors of the FMSH, as well as various specialists.
An allowance of 3 300 € is awarded for transport and stay expenses. In addition, FMSH provides support for visa applications and logistics (accommodation and access to libraries).
Applications and deadline
Applications must be submitted online the latest December 12th 2016.
(Calls for applications are launched three times a year.)
Content of the application
> A curriculum vitae (with date of birth)
> A list of scientific publications
> A research project of 4-5 pages with the dates of stay, and a bibliography
> A letter of support by a French researcher is welcome
> Applications should be sent via our online platform :
Once on the platform, in your online application for DEA, please select for the year of the call: 2017 and for the session of the call: Septembre-Décembre 2016.
For further information or if you encounter difficulties, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Results will be communicated directly to applicants by the end of March 2017.
The research stay must start no later than November 1st 2017.