French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs – Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA)


Event details

Date 09.01.2024
Category Call for proposal

France is launching a new MOPGA visiting fellowship program geared towards strengthening scientific contributions to climate change issues raised by the COPs.

This seventh Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA) call for applications is intended to welcome at least 40 early career researchers who wish to carry out their research in France.

Five broad research themes are eligible:

  • Earth systems
  • Climate change and sustainability
  • Energy transition
  • Societal challenges of environmental issues
  • Human, animal, and ecosystem health as part of a "One Health" approach.

Funding:       €30,000

Duration:      12 months

  • Applicants who do not hold French citizenship.
  • Foreign researchers holding a doctoral degree for less than 5 years (must have passed their thesis defense between January 2019 and January 2024).
  • Foreign researchers who have not resided in France between 9 October 2023 and 9 January 2024 (more than 90 days).
  • A Hosting Agreement (‘convention de séjour de recherche’) will have to be established between the MOPGA Fellow and the host institution.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted through the dedicated platform, here.  

Deadline:      09 January 2024

Further information
  • More information about the program is available here.
  • The application portal can be found here.
For any other questions, please contact the Research Office.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


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