Visiting Scholars

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The University of Bordeaux offers funding for visiting researchers and professors via an annual call for applications within the Visiting Scholars programme. The aim of the programme is to enable the university's research laboratories and departments, as well as doctoral and undergraduates students, to benefit from the presence of scholars with recognized international careers and/or considerable expertise. Therefore, the mobility projects proposed by applicants must be jointly based on research and teaching.

  • Its ambition is to structure long-term international collaborations in research and/or training between the University of Bordeaux and institutions abroad.
  • The programme covers all areas of research and teaching as well as the impetus of new international partnerships.
  • Invited scholars can be hosted for stays of between 1 and 10 months.

Call for applications 2024

All terms and conditions of the call can be found in the Applicant's Guide.

Access the online application platform

Timetable of the 2024 call for applications

  • Opening of the call: December 18, 2023
  • Application deadline: February 9, 2024
  • Notification of the results: end of April 2024
  • Beginning of the stays: from September 2024

Please note

All call documents are available in Word format after registration on the platform.


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  • Visiting Scholars: when the University of Bordeaux invites international professors and researchers

    The University of Bordeaux is launching its 2nd call for applications for the Visiting Scholars programme, a scheme that finances the hosting of experienced international researchers and lecturers. Twelve candidates from ten countries were selected in the first round. James Forrest (University of Waterloo) and Silvia Soter (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) share their experiences at the end of their stay in Bordeaux.