[Closed] DEA Programme | 3rd call 2019 - EXTENSION

Deadline : April 30, 2019

Created in 1975 upon the initiative of Fernand Braudel, in collaboration with the French Secretary of State for Universities, Department for Higher Education and Research, the DEA Programme (Directeurs d’Études Associés, or Associate Research Directors) is the oldest international mobility programme at Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme.

It provides funding to invite, from four to six weeks, international professors and senior researchers with a PhD, or equivalent, working in institutions of higher education and research, from all across the globe to come in France and enables them to carry out work in France (field enquiries, library work and archives).


Financial details

A monthly allowance of 3 300 € is awarded for transport and stay expenses. In addition, FMSH provides support for visa applications and logistics (accommodation and access to libraries).


Eligibility Criteria

  • The programme is intended solely for senior researchers, with a PhD or equivalent, and working in institutions of higher education and research.
  • Applicants must be no older than 65 at the time of their stay.
  • The research stay in France must be justified


Evaluation process and criteria

Projects will be evaluated according to those criteria :

  • The quality of the scientific dossier and the methodology developed
  • The relevance of a research stay in France regarding the scientific project

After a scientific expertise of the research projects, decisions regarding invitations are made by a commission made up of the FMSH president and scientific directors, as well as various specialists

Results will be communicated directly to applicants the latest by the end of June 2019.


Contents of the application and Calendar

  • A curriculum vitae of 4 pages (including date of birth)
  • A list of scientific publications
  • A research project (4-5 pages) and a bibliography
  • A letter of support by a French researcher is welcome


Applications shall be sent by April 30 2019, 5:00pm (Paris time).

Applications written in French or English should be sent via our online platform : http://programmes.msh-paris.fr

Once on the platform, in your online application for DEA, please select for the year of the call : “2019” and for the session of the call : “Janv-Mars 2019”.


Opening of the call: January 09th  2019

Deadline for application: April 30th, 5:00 (Paris time)

Selection process: May – June 2019

Announcement of the results: June 2019

Duration of the fellowship: From 1 month up to 6 weeks

Stays starting date:  From June until July 13th 2019 and from September 2nd to October 31st 2019 the latest

Stays are not possible from July 15th until August 31st (university vacations)


For further information or if you encounter difficulties, contact candidatures.dea@msh-paris.fr

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