Tailored opportunities: IUFRO Young scientists initiative- Short research visit to European Institutions


The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) will offer up to five grants of up to EUR 5 000 annually for Short Scientific Visits specifically for Early Career Scientists affiliated with IUFRO Member organisations. These Visits will provide a unique opportunity for young scientists from Africa, Asia and Latin America to visit a European forest research organisation and conduct a scientific collaboration with a young scientist from the respective host organisation.

PS. The Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization is the only Ethiopian Institution which is a member of IUFRO. You can register your organization Here  


Young scientists whose institution is a member of the IUFRO. Check if your organization is a member here 


First identify a host organization at an European institute, get the invitation/ acceptance letter. Prepare a short summary of your proposed activities at the host organization, get this approved by the host organization. Prepare a short (3 minute) video explaining what you will be doing at your host organization. Finally get an endorsement from your current employer.


Applications are due on 31 December 2017

For more information on application requirement and procedures, visit this link 

If you want any support in application, post your question in the comment box below.

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