Bilateral Exchanges

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The application deadline for all mobility programmes is 20 March 2020.

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Bilateral Exchange partners

 1. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), BELGIUM

Kindly note that we are currently renewing our partnership with KU Leuven and evaluating the structure of our Staff Mobility programme. In light of this, we are unable to receive applications in the current structure for this round. We look forward to disseminating future collaboration options in the next round (Sept 2020).

If you have any further questions, please contact Ms Lidia du Plessis, lidia@sun.ac.za, Tel 021 808 2607

 

2. Ghent University (UGent), BELGIUM

UGent was established in 1817 and is a public research university located in the city of Ghent. It is one of the largest Flemish Universities with over 41 000 students and 9 000 staff members. They currently have their first female rector.  UGent has 11 Faculties of which Medicine and Health Sciences, Engineering and Architecture and Economics and Business Administration are the largest.

Available number of grants: 2

Target group: Academic staff members from all faculties

Grant value: SUI offers travel bursary to the amount of R17 500 while the host institution will provide a monthly stipend to cover accommodation and local living cost. It allows for a maximum stay of 3 months and minimum of 7 days.

Website: www.ugent.be

 

3. University of Hamburg, GERMANY

There are over 40 000 students enrolled in the 8 Faculties with two clusters of excellence: Integrated Climate System Analysis and Prediction (CliSAP) and The Hamburg Center for Ultrafast Imaging (CUI).  Other key research areas include Photon and Nanosciences, Manuscript Cultures, Neurosciences, Infection Research /Structural Systems Biology, Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Mathematical Physics, and Health Economics.

Available number of grants: 3

Target group: Academic staff members from all faculties, and specific Science

Grant value: SUI offers travel bursary to the amount of R17 500 while the host institution will provide a stipend to cover accommodation. It allows for a maximum stay of 3 months and minimum of 7 days.

 Website: www.uni-hamburg.de

 

4. Leipzig University, GERMANY

Leipzig university was founded in 1409 is one of the oldest Universities in Germany and is situated in the eastern part of Germany. It has 14 faculties with over 29 000 students. It is also one of the few German Universities that has a Confucius Institute in cooperation with Renmin University.

Available number of grants: 2

Target group: Academic and support staff members from all faculties

Grant value: SUI offers travel bursary to the amount of R17 500 while the host institution will provide accommodation for the period of the exchange. It allows for a maximum stay of 3 months and minimum of 7 days.

Website: www.uni-leipzig.de

 

5. University of Helsinki, FINLAND

The University of Helsinki was founded in 1640 and is the oldest and largest University in Finland. It has around 36 000 students in its 11 faculties.  There are four campuses across Helsinki, with the main campus in the centre of the town.

The strategic research areas for 2017–2020 include life sciences, the human mind in a changing world as well as the structure of matter and materials science. The University of Helsinki has four doctoral schools, which offer a total of 32 doctoral programmes.

Available number of grants: 2

Target group: Academic staff members from all faculties

Grant value: SUI offers travel bursary to the amount of R17 500 while the host institution will provide accommodation for the period of the exchange. It allows for a maximum stay of 3 months and minimum of 7 days.

Website: www.helsinki.fi

 

6. Humboldt University Berlin (HU Berlin), GERMANY

HU Berlin was founded 1877 and is situated near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.

There are 9 faculties and over 32 000 students.HU Berlin has identified the following keys research areas: studies of the ancient world and history of science; philosophy; quantitative economics; life sciences with a focus on theoretical biology, neuroscience and immunobiology; mathematics as a key technology; material and optical sciences as well as climate and sustainability research.

Available number of grants: 2

Target group: Academic staff members from all faculties

Grant value: SUI offers travel bursary to the amount of R17 500 while the host institution will provide accommodation for the period of the exchange. It allows for a maximum stay of 3 months and minimum of 7 days.

Website: www.hu-berlin.de

At the time of call, information was correct, but may be subject to change.

 

Please direct any enquiries regarding Bilateral Exchange Partners in Europe to Lidia du Plessis on lidia@sun.ac.za

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