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New International Funding Initiative Announced

26 January 2016

**Sent on behalf of Professor Nora de Leeuw, Pro-Vice Chancellor, International & Europe**


Dear Colleagues,


Call for staff outward mobility: KU Leuven


As part of our strategic partnership with KU Leuven, a staff mobility fund has been established to allow the pursuit of outward mobility initiatives to develop research collaborations between both institutions.  Below are the details of the second call for applications.



Academic staff; post-doctoral researchers and PhD students

Period of stay

Academic staff: 1 week to three months, Postdoctoral researchers and PhD students: 1 to Three months.

Subject area

All subject areas.


Home University pays for transport costs up to 500 euro and costs related to medical and travel insurance according to its own policy rules.  Participant or home School/College/research group are responsible for stipend or other costs according to the home institution’s policy and regulations.  The receiving institution will pay accommodation costs and is responsible for any costs related to third party liability insurance.

Application documents


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  • Letter of invitation from KU Leuven faculty staff, signed for approval by the dean/head of department of the hosting faculty/department

[if !supportLists]·         [endif]Application form (attached)


15 March for visits in Autumn and Winter*

*There will be another call in the autumn with a deadline of 15 October for visits in the Spring and Summer. 


Please send all completed application forms to Anne Morgan –


Applications will be considered by the Cardiff / KU Leuven Steering Committee and successful applicants will be notified in April 2016.


If you have any questions relating to links with Leuven, both new and pre-existing please contact Anne Morgan in the first instance. 


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