Partner organizations

Bilateral cooperation is based on agreements between the CAS and its partner organisations abroad. Cooperation is carried out in the form of joint projects, individual study visits or participation at conferences – depending on the conditions of a particular agreement. 

 

Argentina, ArmeniaBelgium, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Egypt, Estonia, Germany, GreeceHungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, LatviaLithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USAVietnam

 

 

Argentina

Ms Danuše Pazourková

For stays of less than 90 days no visa is needed, passport must be valid for at least 6 more months after the intended return date.

National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 2 years
  • announcement of next Call for projects is expected in spring 2020 – switch to Mobility Plus Projects (MPP) is expected

 

 

Armenia

Ms Danuše Pazourková

 

National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (NAS RA)  

 The coopertion on the basis of agreements of cooperation between individual institutes of the CAS and  NAS RA.

 

Belarus

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Visa obligation, more information at http://czech.mfa.gov.by/cs/consular_issues/visas/

Without visa - more information at http://czech.mfa.gov.by/cs/consular_issues/visafree/

National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call for the period 2020–2022 is available here

Individual Study Visits - since 2020 are not realized

 

Belgium

 Ms Denisa Jetelinová 

Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) - Flanders

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 2 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2019–2020 is available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020
  • FWO pays 66 EUR/day (including daily allowances, accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport)

 

Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS)  - Wallonia

Mobility Plus Projects (MPP)

  • covered institutions in Wallonia
  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2020–2022 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2022

   

  

Brazil

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC)

Currently, there is no active cooperation due to lack of financial means on the Brazilian side.

National Council for Research and Technological Development (CNPq)

Currently, conditions of cooperation are under negotiation – cooperation in the form of Mobility Plus Projects (MPP) is expected.

National Service for Industrial Apprenticeship - National Department (SENAI)

The coopertion on the basis of agreements of cooperation between individual institutes of the CAS and SENAI.

 

  

Bulgaria

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of the projects, Call and guidelines for 2017–2019 are available here
  • listo of running projects, Call for 2020-2022 is available here

 

Individual Study Visits - since 2020 are not realized

  

 

China

Ms Petra Bezecná

Visa obligation, more information at http://www.chinaembassy.cz/cze/lsyw/

Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • cooperation in all research fields excluding humanities and social sciences (CAS institutes)
  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2020–2022 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2022

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • cooperation only in humanities and social sciences (CASS institutes)
  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2018–2020 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020

 

National Natural Sciences Foundation of China (NSFC)

Mobility Plus Projects (MPP)

  • duration: 2 years
  • list of running projects in 2019–2020 and Call are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020

  

 

Croatia

Ms Julie Smilnická

Croation Academy of Sciences and Art (HAZU)

  • currently there is no active cooperation

   

 

Egypt

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Visa obligation, more information at http://eoiprague.in/eoi.php?id=Visa


Academy of Scientific Research and Technology  (ASRT)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2019–2021 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2021

Individual Study Visits - since 2020 are not realized

  

 

Estonia

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Estonian Academy of Sciences (EstAV) 

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2018–2020 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020   

 

 

Germany

Ms Julie Smilnická

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Mobility Projects (MP) 

  • duration: 2 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2019–2020 and 2020-2021 are available here 
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020

 

 

Greece

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Programme of Educational and Cultural Cooperation between the Government of the Czech Republic and the Government of the Hellenic Republic 

Study Visits

  • since 2020 are not realized

It is possible to apply for the program through the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports if there is a connection with one
of the Czech universities (eg. part-time employment at a university).

 

 

Hungary

Ms Denisa Jetelinová


Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2019–2021 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2021
  • MTA covers daily allowances (6.000 HUF/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

Individual Study Visits

  • since 2020 these stays are not realized 

  

 

India

Ms Julie Smilnická

Visa obligation, more information at http://eoiprague.in/eoi.php?id=Visa

Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

  • currently there is no active cooperation

 

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

  • currently, there is no cooperation; transition to cooperation in the form of projects is under negotiation
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020

  

 

Israel

Ms Petra Bezecná

For stays of less than 90 days no visa is needed, more information at http://embassies.gov.il/Praha/ConsularServices/Pages/Viza.aspx

Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS)

The applications deadline for the Call for the three-year postdoctoral fellowships at the WIS for the researchers from the Czech Academy of Sciences Institutes was 22nd August 2017.

  

 

Italy

Ms Danuše Pazourková 
 

National Research Council of Italy (CNR)

Mobility Plus Projects (MPP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2019–2021 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2021

National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN)

      The coopertion on the basis of agreements of cooperation between individual institutes of the CAS and INFN.

 

 

Japan

Ms Petra Bezecná

For stays of less than 3 months without employment or remunerative activities no visa is needed as long as the stay is for non-remunerative activities. Passport must be valid for at least 2 more months after the intended return date. More information at http://www.cz.emb-japan.go.jp/cz/ryoji_visa.html

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Projekty Mobility Plus (MPP)

  • duration: 2 years
  • list of covered institutions in Japan is available here
  • list of running projects in 2019–2020 and Call are available here 
  • list of running projects in 2020–2021 and Call are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020

Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • duration of stay in Japan: 12–24 months
  • call for applications is annually announced in the News section
  • the deadline for applications for FY 2020 is 27 March 2020.

https://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-fellow/long_list.html

Obligatory attachments:

  • PhD certificate
  • letter of acceptance/invitation from the receiving institution
  • letter of recommendation from current or previous supervisor

   

 

Latvia

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Latvian Academy of Sciences (LZA)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2019–2021 are available here
  • call for 2019–2021 has been closed (proposals are being evaluated)
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2021
  • participation at conferences organised by the BAS is possible only in connection to realisation of approved projects, conference fees are not covered
  • LotAV covers daily allowances (20 EUR/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)
  • daily allowances are transferred to bank account of the researcher on the first day of the stay 

 

 

Lithuania

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (LAS)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • currently an announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020

 

 

Macedonia

Ms Julie Smilnická

Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU)

  • currently there is no active cooperation

 

 

Mexico

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)

  • currently there is no active cooperation, cooperation is only possible under Horizon2020

 

 

 

Mongolia

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Visa obligation, more informaton at 
https://www.mzv.cz/jnp/cz/encyklopedie_statu/asie/mongolsko/cestovani/visa.html

 

Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2018–2020 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020

Individual Study Visits - since 2020 are not realized

 

 

Montenegro

Ms Julie Smilnická

Montenegrian Academy of Sciences and Arts (CANU)

  •  currently there is no active cooperation

  

 

Peru

Ms Danuše Pazourková

National Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC)

  • since 2016 cooperation has been stopped due to the changeover to a new system on the Peruvian side
  • for cooperation it is possible to use individually the programme Cienciactiva (www.cienciactiva.gob.pe)
  • to find Peruvian partners or research institutes it is possible to search in the National Directory of Researchers and Innovators (DINA) http://dina.concytec/gob.pe)  

 

 

 Poland

Ms Denisa Jetelinová

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2020–2022 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2022
  • PAN covers daily allowances (90 PLN/day), accommodation (160 PLN/day) and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

Individual Study Visits 

  • since 2020 these stays are not realized 

 

Polish Academy of Sciences and Arts (PAU)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2019–2021 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2021

     

 

Romania

Ms Julie Smilnická

Romanian Academy (AR)

Mobility projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2020–2022 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2022

 

 

Russia

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Visa obligation, more information at http://www.czech.mid.ru/cz/index.html

Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) 

  • The RAS has suspended the cooperation due to the reorganisation of the R&D system in the Russian Federation. The Russian Academy of Medical Sciences merged with the RAS.

  

   

Serbia

Ms Julie Smilnická

Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SANU)

  • currently there is no active cooperation

  

   

Slovakia

Ms Denisa Jetelinová

Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2018–2020 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020
  • SAV covers daily allowances (max 34,80 EUR/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

Individual Study Visits 

  • since 2020 these stays will not be realized 

  

  

Slovenia

Ms Julie Smilnická


Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts (SAZU)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2019-2021 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2021
  • SAZU covers daily allowances (16 EUR/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

  

 

South Africa

 

 

For stays of less than 90 days no visa is needed, more information at http://czech.mfa.gov.by/cs/consular_issues/visas/

National Research Foundation (NRF)

  • currently there is no active cooperation

  

 

South Korea

Ms Petra Bezecná

 

National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

Renewal of cooperation under negotiation.

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Renewal of cooperation under negotiation.

 

  

 

Spain

Ms Danuše Pazourková

Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

Mobility Plus Projects (MPP)

  • duration: 2 years
  • interwoven with the programme i-LINK+
  • list of running projects, Call for 2020-2021 are available here

 

  

Sweden

Ms  

Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities (KVHAA)

Individual Study Visits

  • since 2020 these stays will not be realized 
  • cooperation only in humanities and social sciences
  • quota: 56 days/year
  • study visits can be carried out at universities or learned societies in Sweden
  • researchers can apply annually within the Call for applications (invitation letter from the receiving researcher is required)
  • successful applicants must announce the date of their planned visit at least 2 months in advance
  • KVHAA covers daily allowances (300 SEK/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

  

 

Taiwan

Ms Petra Bezecná

For stays of less than 90 days no visa is needed, further details at https://www.roc-taiwan.org/cz_cs/index.html.
Passport must be valid for at least 6 more months after the date of arrival. Traveller must be able to present a return ticket or a ticket (or a visa) to the next destination.

Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

Mobility Plus Projects (MPP)

  • duration: 2 years
  • list of running projects in 2020–2021 and Call are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2021

 

 

Turkey

Ms Danuše Pazourková

For stays of less than 90 days no visa is needed, passport must be valid for at least 3 more months after the intended return date. 

 

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK)

Mobility Plus Projects (MPP)

  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2020

 

 

Ukraine

Ms Danuše Pazourková

For stays of less than 90 days no visa is needed, passport must be valid for at least 4 more months after the intended return date. More information at http://czechia.mfa.gov.ua/cs

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of projects, Call and guidelines for 2017–2019 are available here
  • list of running projects, Call for are available here

 

 

United Kingdom 

  Ms 

Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE)

Individual Study Visits 

  • since 2020 these stays will not be realized
  • quota: 105 days/year
  • study visits can be carried out at research organisations and universities in Scotland (the list of covered institutions is available here)
  • applicants must have a PhD degree
  • researchers can apply annually within the Call for applications (invitation letter from the receiving researcher is required)
  • successful applicants must announce the date of their planned visit at least 4 months in advance
    • Warning: RSE evaluates nominations of successful applicants only 2 times a year, i.e. after the deadline at the end of May (for travels in autumn and winter) and after the deadline at the end of November (for travels in spring and summer). For that reason it is necessary to announce the dates of the planned trip sufficiently in advance, for more information see https://www.royalsoced.org.uk/802_InternationalExchangeProgrammeBilateral.html
  • RSE covers a flat rate of 100 GBP/night intended for daily allowances, accommodation, or long-distance domestic transport  

 

 

 USA

 Ms  

As of 2008 there exist a Visa Waiver Program "VWP" between the Czech Republic and the United States of America. Czech citizens can travel to the USA either without a visa or they can travel according to the current conditions and use a valid visa.

VWP applies to short tourist and business travels within 90 days. To realize study, work or exchange stays applicants have to have a visa they can apply for at the closest U.S. embassy or consulate. 

In order to travel without a visa each traveller, including minors, has to fill in an ESTA registration form (https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov) and own a valid e Passport (a passport containing computer-readable and biometric data). It is recommended to make the ESTA registration (Electronic System of Travel Authorization) at least 72 hours before travelling.

For more information on visa see https://www.mzv.cz/jnp/cz/encyklopedie_statu/severni_amerika/usa/cestovani/visa.html 

 

University of Memphis (UofM)

Mobility Plus Projects (MPP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2020–2022 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2022 

 

 

Vietnam

Ms Petra Bezecná

Visa obligation, more information at https://vnembassy-praha.mofa.gov.vn/en-us/Pages/default.aspx

Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 2 years
  • cooperation in all research fields excluding humanities and social sciences
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2020–2021 are available here 
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2021

Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS)

  • cooperation only in humanities and social sciences
  • currently there is no active cooperation