Call for short-term scientific missions applications

Dear Researchers

COST Action CA15122 – Reducing Old-Age Social  Exclusion: Collaborations in Research and Policy (ROSEnet) invites Researchers from Participating COST Countries to submit applications for the 1st call for Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSM) Applications for missions occurring between 1st December 2016 and 31st March 2017.

Purpose of a STSM 

STSM are aimed at strengthening existing networks and fostering collaborations by allowing Researchers participating in a given COST Action to visit an institution / Organisation in another Participating COST Country / an approved NNC institution or an approved IPC institution. A STSM should specifically contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action, whilst at the same time allowing those partaking in the missions to learn new techniques, gain access to specific data, instruments and / or methods not available in their own institutions / organisations.

Deadline for applications to be submitted: Extended to 11th November 2016

Notification of application outcome: 30th November 2016

Period of STSM: between 1st December 2016 and 31st March 2017

All STSM activities must occur in their entirety within the period specified above.

Please note the applicant is responsible for choosing and contacting the Host institution and for organizing the application process.

STSM Coordinator -Professor Feliciano Villar. University of Barcelona.  Email:

For COST STSM funding rules -see the COST Vademecum: