AgreenSkills+ Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

AgreenSkills+ Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

Application deadline: 28 April, 2017 (1st Round 2017) and 13 October (2nd Round 2017)

AgreenSkills+ is an international postdoctoral fellowship programmes co-funded by the European Union and coordinated by INRA , in collaboration with Agreenium-IAVFF , the French Agricultural, Veterinary and Forestry Institute. AgreenSkills programmes promote international mobility for young and independent researchers up to 10 years of experience of research post PhD.

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AgreenSkills+ welcomes challenging basic or applied research projects in all fields of life, food and environmental sciences which may contribute to scientific domains of Agreenium-IAVFF members i.e. agriculture and forestry, food and nutrition, environment, and animal health.

AgreenSkills+ has a continuous call for applications, with two selection rounds per year.

Two Types of fellowships

  • Incoming fellowships for researchers coming from all countries which apply to undertake a research project within one of the 300 Agreenium-IAVFF members’ receiving labs in France.
  • Outgoing fellowships for researchers employed by one of the Agreenium-IAVFF members organisations, who wish to apply to work in a university research unit or research center outside France.

Attractive conditions

  • Very attractive salaries: from € 3,500 (Young experienced researcher) up to € 4,800 (Independent researcher) gross monthly
  • Excellent research labs and high level hosting conditions
  • Training and networking opportunities.

Key figures

  • AgreenSkills+ offers 212 fellow-years of fellowships over 5 years (2014-2019)
  • 142 fellow years have been already funded by AgreenSkills (2012-2016)
  • Access to more than 300 research units in France for incoming fellowships
  • Mobility duration of 1 year up to 3 years for incoming fellowships and 6 months to 24 months for outgoing fellowships.

Click here to read the  AgreenSkills’ Guide for Applicants for complete information about the programme’s conditions and application procedures for young researchers.

Key dates and deadlines

Please note that applications must be received before 24:00 CET (Central European Time) on the dates below.

1st Round 2017

28 April

10 July 2017

 August 2017


2nd Round 2017*

13 October

3 January 2018

January/February 2018


* The maximum duration of the fellowship, within this particular call, cannot go beyond May 4, 2019.

Click here to read the more about AgreenSkills+ Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme.


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