Information for applicants in the NAWA programmes

In the case of NAWA programmes addressed to individual Polish scientists and doctoral students, applications are usually submitted in the NAWA IT system by persons interested without the intermediation of universities. In a few cases, when the requirement of the call for proposals is to submit an individual application and documents via the university, please submit them to the Human Resources Mobility Section of the Centre for International Cooperation at least two weeks in advance of the deadline for submitting applications indicated in the call for proposals.

In the case of NAWA calls for proposals where the entity entitled to submit an application is the Lodz University of Technology, the person submitting the application on behalf of the university should have/obtain the appropriate power of attorney of the Rector to submit the application, which should be attached in the NAWA IT system. TUL units which submitted such applications in NAWA calls for proposals are requested to provide information (including the title of the application, the name of the call for proposals and contact person) to the International Educational Projects Division of the International Cooperation Centre (CWM). This section also offers support for the preparation of the project. Feel free to contact us:; tel. 638 38 72 (73).

Bekker Programme - medium-term trips abroad for Polish scientists

The programme offers individual scholarships for foreign internships held in order to conduct scientific research or obtain materials for scientific work in renowned foreign centres, for a period of 3 to 12 months for Polish researchers and academic teachers (up to 24 months for young scientists) who hold at least a doctoral degree. Interested persons apply to NAWA individually.

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Iwanowska Programme - medium-term trips abroad for Polish doctoral students

The Program offers individual scholarships for foreign internships in order to conduct scientific research or didactic activities in foreign centres, for a period of 6 to 12 months for Polish doctoral students. Interested persons apply to NAWA individually.

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The PROM programme - short-term scholarship exchange for doctoral students and researchers

The programme is designed for universities to improve the competences of doctoral students and academic staff from Poland and abroad through international scholarship exchange. It finances costs related to participation in short trips and visits (from 5 to 30 days) related to, among others, participation in scientific conferences, research internships, trainings, measurements, etc. Interested persons apply for participation in the project implemented by the university. The Lodz University of Technology is currently implementing the PROM project for the academic year 2018/2019. More information on the project website

Polish Returns - employment of Polish scientists returning from abroad

The programme encourages Polish scientists working at foreign universities to return to Poland and undertake research work at Polish universities together with the Polish team. It finances the remuneration and costs of resettlement of the returning scientist, remuneration of team members, costs of adaptation of the place of work at a Polish university during the project implementation period, i.e. 36-48 months.

The Ulam Programme - medium-term visits of foreign scientists to Polish universities

The programme offers scholarships to stay at Polish universities for recognized and promising foreign scientists with at least a PhD degree, for a period of 6 to 24 months in order to participate in scientific and didactic activities. Interested persons apply to NAWA individually. More information

Bilateral exchange of researchers - support for the mobility costs of researchers implementing joint research projects

The announced calls for proposals concern support for mobility of scientists in the implementation of research projects conducted jointly by Polish and foreign universities from selected partner countries (including France, Germany, the Czech Republic, Italy, Austria, Slovakia, Portugal and India). The grant covers the costs of exchange (travel and subsistence). A Polish university submits an application for funding to NAWA and a foreign partner to a competent institution in his country. More information

Bilateral exchange programmes for students and researchers

Student and researcher exchange programmes within the framework of bilateral interstate agreements, inter alia, with countries: Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Hungary, Vietnam. We encourage you to keep up to date with current offers on the NAWA website.

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The CEEPUS programme

A programme supporting academic exchange between universities operating in cooperation networks from countries such as Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. For more information, please visit the CEEPUS tab.

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