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The ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme


The ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme offers a great opportunity for international research collaboration over a broad range of current issues in the fields of computer science, information technology, and applied mathematics. The ERCIM grant is available for research visits of 12 months at VTT in Finland. Apply now!

Who can apply?

The Fellowships are available for PhD holders from all over the world.

When is the next application period?

There are two application periods for the ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme. One in fall and one in spring. Please see the details of the application periods on the ERCIM website.

What does VTT have to offer? / Why should you take this opportunity?

VTT offers an opportunity to strengthen your knowledge base by working in challenging projects with leading scientists. At VTT, you also get to collaborate with the world’s most prominent research partners through VTT’s international networks. The ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme provides you a unique possibility to do research with impact.

Still not convinced? Need more information?

Additional information is available from the ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme website at:

VTT provides support for the immigration process through an external service provider to make your arrival process as smooth as possible. A service provider will also support your accommodation search in Finland.

Who to ask about the programme in VTT?

For any generic questions, please contact Refer to our publications and mention any VTTers who you have worked with when contacting VTT for the first time. This will help us to find a relevant research contact.

Submit your application at the ERCIM website. You can find detailed application instructions on the website.