​Universities of the Coimbra Group offer short-term visits to young researchers from higher education institutions from countries in the European Neighborhood. The main aim of this scholarship program is to enable scholars to undertake research in which they are engaged in their home institution and to help them establish academic and research contacts.

The scheme is intended for young academics (normally those under the age of 35). Applicants should be nationals of and current residents in Palestine (one of the eligible countries), and be current academic staff members of a university or an equivalent higher education institution..

Important Information:

  • Applicants must provide the name and contact details of an academic supervisor in the receiving Coimbra Group University who will supervise their work during their stay abroad.
  • All applicants must provide a letter of acceptance (to be submitted together with your application) written by the academic supervisor or administrative unit of the host university.
  • Applicants can select one institution only.

Please fill in your application form only when you have all the data available.

The dates of your stay should be agreed upon between the applicant and the academic supervisor at the Coimbra Group University. Typically this will be during the academic year 2015/2016.

The application must be submitted no later than March 31, 2015. We advise you to kindly Cc. the Academic Cooperation Office, Sulafa Musallam, so we can follow up with you and provide you with any assistance you need at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information please contact Anna Quici at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For Application form, Eligibility criteria and list of participating universities please click here.