Foreign Visiting Scientists

Sponsorship for hosting foreign visiting scientists in a QuantAlps' member laboratory.

QuantAlps welcomes inter-laboratory projects to host a researcher, working in the research themes of QuantAlps. New collaborations are highly encouraged.

Eligibility and conditions:

  • The visiting scientist must hold a position in his/her home institution outside France.

  • The stay is to be scheduled until November 2024.

  • The visiting scientist is asked to organize a mini-workshop during his/her stay (which may also be sponsored by QuantAlps in the framework of the "Event Organisation" Sponsorship program) or a series of courses related to his/her scientific activities. This event must be announced to QuantAlps community via newsletter and publication on the website.

  • QuantAlps will cover the costs of the mission (travel, meals and accommodation), for the duration of the visit (between one week and one month) and up to a maximum of 4,000 € (1,000 € per week) per application.

  • Any additional or exceeding costs must be covered by the host laboratories.

Application Process:

Period: From April 2nd to May 15th, 2024, at noon
Application: Please send the application by email to "" with the following documents:

  • CV of the invitee

  • Description of the research project, including the collaborations envisaged with the different laboratories, as well as the course or workshop (1-2 pages); also naming the hosting labratory and possible date of arrival of the invitee

  • Declaration of interest of local collaborators (an email is sufficient)

Selection Process:

  • Applications will be reviewed by the QuantAlps Steering Committee and results will be announced three weeks after the end of call.

  • A lump sum will be transfered to the hosting laboratory for the management of selected applications' mission.

If you have any questions regarding this call, please contact

Published on  June 14, 2023
Updated on April 2, 2024