Navigating Brussels with ELLS 2018

How can the EU help you to develop your scientific career?

3 days intensive course organized by ELLS ST Reseach Support Offices, 25 – 27 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

  • Learn more about the European Programmes for young scientists
  • Learn how to write a successful project proposal in an international team
  • Meet colleagues and friends from around Europe
  • Learn about the Brussels institutions and European policies


Deadline for application:

15 April 2018 (or until places filled) – limited for 20 applicants

What does this course include?


  • European Programmes for young scientists
  • How to choose the right programme for senior PhD students and junior PostDocs?
  • The National Science &Research Boards in your country – how can they help you to find partners and present your ideas in Brussels?
  •  European Institutions – who proposes the strategies and programmes, and how are they implemented?


  •  Key elements of European proposals


  • with representatives from the EU institutions
  • with colleagues from top European universities

Who can apply?

This course is designed for senior PhD students and junior PostDocs. To make the course interactive the number of participants is limited to a maximum of 20 persons.Priortiy wll be given to the first two applications from each university, the other places will be filled on a first-come-basis. The registration is binding

How much will it cost?

There is no tuition fee. Enrolled participants will receive a travel subsidy of EUR 150 to support the covering of transport & accommodation costs. Lunch & Coffee breaks on June 26 are included.

Participants pay for the other meals, accommodation, travel insurance and personal needs (from their own, or university allocated resources).

How to register?

Please use the online application form. The applicants will be informed by e-mail about next steps and asked to confirm their participation by contacting local coordinator till May 28.

The time schedule of the course will be specified, the preliminary start of the course will be 25 June 2018 at 12:00 with a Get Together at the Czech Liaison Office, light lunch will be provided (CZELO, Rue du Trône 98, 1050 Ixelles, Brussels)