Postdoctoral Fellowships at 70 Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Poland (€93K Research Grant)

Fellowship Grant / Award Research in Applied Science , in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Education and Languages , in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science , in Social Science
  • Poland, Poland
  • Apply Before : June 30, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 144986
  • Degree ResearchPostDoc
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 30
  • Fields of study All
  • Opportunity Type : Fully FundedPartially Funded
  • Duration 2 years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

About the fellowship

The Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS) has announced the opening of PACIFIC Program Call I of the postdoctoral fellowships. The academy offers 35 fellowships to researchers to carry out their research projects in one of the PAS Institutes in Poland. Hence, applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply for this outstanding opportunity and experience research work at one of the leading European institutions.


Application deadline: 30 June 2021 (23:00 European Time)

Awarding institution: Polish Academy of Sciences

Number of institutes accepting fellows: 70

Location: Warsaw, Poland

Level: Postdoctoral

Project duration: two years

Contract duration: permanent

Starting date: 1 January 2022

Research fields

Fellows will conduct researches in the following areas:

  • Agricultural sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Astronomy
  • Biological sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Communication sciences
  • Computer science
  • Criminology
  • Cultural studies
  • Demography
  • Economics
  • Educational sciences
  • Engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Ethics in health sciences
  • Geosciences
  • Ethics in physical sciences
  • History
  • Ethics in social sciences
  • Geography
  • Ethics in natural sciences
  • Information science
  • Juridical sciences
  • Language sciences
  • Literature
  • Management sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Medical sciences
  • Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political sciences
  • Psychological sciences
  • Religious sciences
  • Sociology
  • Technology


  • First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Established Researcher (R3)
  • Recognized Researcher (R2)


The fellowship program includes benefits as follows:

  • A monthly allowance of up to 2500 net and a family stipend (if applicable)
  • In addition, PACIFIC fellows will be awarded research grants of nearly 93,000 ((€60,000 direct costs and 20% indirect costs).


  • Scholars and researchers with the nationality of any country, representing all research disciplines are eligible to apply for PASIFIC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme.
  • Applicants must possess a doctoral degree or have at least 4-year corresponding full-time demonstrable research experience to receive this fellowship.
  • Also, candidates must have not resided or worked in Poland for more than 12 months within the last three years before the current Call deadline.
  • Applicants should have an excellent command of the English language.

Selection process

Prior to applying, you need to find a host institute under the auspices of PAS and also a supervisor who agrees to support your research. Once the institute and supervisor agree to facilitate your research, you should apply for a letter of support signed by both the director of the host PAS’s institute and the supervisor.

How to apply?

Applicants can prepare their proposal, including all supporting documents, and submit it to the academy online through the link below.

Submit your application

Proposal documents

You should include personal information, mandatory attachments such as diploma, support letter, CV, achievements, and other attachments in your proposal package (see the details at the original link)

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For more information on the fellowship program, you may refer to the official link.


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