POLAND: A new fellowship program for excellent researchers, next deadline: 30 June

The PASIFIC Fellowship Program offers an opportunity for researchers irrespective of nationality and across all scientific disciplines to establish their scientific independence and conduct ground-breaking research at one of the institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS). 

Duration: 2 years


  • At the deadline of the call, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree or have at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience.
  • The applicant must comply with the MSCA mobility rule. This means the applicant must have not been a resident of Poland or carried out their main activities (including work or studies) in Poland for more than 1 year out of the 3 years prior to the call’s deadline. 

What is offered: The PASIFIC Fellows will be offered a monthly allowance of approx. €2,500 net. Those, who decide to come to Poland together with their families, may be entitled to an additional family allowance. In addition, they will be granted a research budget of up to €93,000 per project

50 outstanding scientists will be selected in the two calls announced in 2021:

  • 1st call opens on the 15th of March with the deadline on 30 June 2021
  • 2nd call opens on 15th of September with the deadline on 30 December 2021