Partner Organizations

 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, Belgium, Belarussia, 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 2019 – switch to Mobility Plus Projects (MPP) is expected

 

 

Belarus

Ms Danuše Pazourková

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

 

National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • currently, there is no cooperation; transition to cooperation in the form of projects is under negotiation
  • announcement of Call for 2020–2022 is expected in spring 2019
  • duration: 3 years

Individual Study Visits

  • study visits possible within the NASB institutes
  • quota: 42 days/year
  • researchers can apply annually within the Call for applications (invitation letter from the receiving researcher is required)
  • successful applicants must announce the exact date of their planned visit at least 2 months in advance
  • NASB covers daily allowances and accommodation
  • participation at conferences organised by the NASB is possible, all registration fees are covered by the participant

    

 

Belgium

 Ms Helena Štefanová 

 

 Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) - Flanders

Mobility Projects (MP)

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

 

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 2017–2019 are available here
  • announcement of next Call for projects is expected in spring 2019

   

  

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 running projects, Call and guidelines for 2017–2019 are available here
  • announcement of next Call for projects is expected in spring 2019

Individual Study Visits

  • quota: 14 days/year
  • individual study visits at the BAS institutes, participation at conferences (co)organised by the BAS
  • researchers can apply annually within the Call for applications 
  • invitation letter is required
  • successful applicants must announce the date of their planned visit at least 1 month in advance
  • BAS covers daily allowances (40 BGN/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit), conference fees are not covered

 

  

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 2017–2019 are available here
  • announcement of next Call for projects is expected in spring 2019

  

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

  • quota: 42 days/year
  • 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
  • ASRT covers daily allowances (120 EGP/day), accommodation including breakfast and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

  

 

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 2018–2019 and 2019–2020 are available here 
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2019 

 

 

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

  • quota: 2 x 7 days/year = (2 stays for 7 days)
  • researchers can apply annually within the Call for applications (invitation letter from the receiving institute and a special application form in English is required – see Forms)
  • study visits can be carried out at research institutes and universities
  • participation at conferences is possible, conference fees are not covered
  • sucessful applicants announce dates of their planned visit as soon as possible, the nomination is sent at the beginning of the year
  • the Greek side covers a flat rate of 110 EUR/day intended for daily allowances and accommodation 

 

 

Hungary

Ms Katarína Mocková


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

Individual Study Visits

  • quota: 14 days/year
  • individual study visits at the MTA institutes, participation at conferences (co)organised by the MTA (only in the case of active coperation)
  • 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 1 month in advance
  • MTA covers daily allowances (6,000 HUF/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

  

 

India

Ms Julie Smilnická

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

 

Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

Individual Study Visits

  • cooperation in all research fields excluding humanities and social sciences
  • quota: 60 days/year
  • study visits can be carried out at research organisations and universities in India
  • 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
  • INSA covers daily allowances (2,000 INR/day or 60,000 INR/month), accommodation at the housing facilities of receiving institutes (if not available, accommodation is covered up to 5,000 INR/night) and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

 

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)

Individual Study Visits

  • cooperation only in the field of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science
  • quota: by agreement with INFN
  • researchers can apply annually within the Call for applications (participation at conferences is not possible)
  • successful applicants contact directly INFN branch and arrange details (dates etc.). Contact information will be provided by the Division of International Cooperation.
  • INFN covers a flat rate of 70 EUR/day intended for daily allowances and accommodation

 

 

 

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 2018–2019 and 2019–2020 and Call are available here 
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2019

Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • duration of stay in Japan: 12–24 months
  • call for applications is annually announced in the News section (English version added)
  • deadline of the call for application for FY 2019 is 29 March 2019

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 there are no running projects or open calls 

 

 

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

  • realisation of study visits is conditioned by realisation of mobility projects
  • quota: 20 days/year, 1 study visit must not exceed 10 days
  • 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
  • participation at conferences organised by the MAS is possible, conference fees are not covered
  • MAS covers daily allowances, accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit) 

 

 

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 Katarína Mocková

 

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)

Mobility Projects (MP)

  • duration: 3 years
  • list of running projects, Call and guidelines for 2017–2019 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2019

Individual Study Visits 

  • quota: 37 days/year
  • researchers can apply annually within the Call for applications
  • successful applicants must announce the date of their planned visit at least 1 month in advance
  • PAN covers daily allowances (90 PLN/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

 

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 2017–2019 are available here
  • announcement of next Call for projects is expected in spring 2019

Individual Study Visits

  • quota: 35 days/year
  • researchers can apply annually within the Call for applications 
  • successful applicants must announce the date of their planned visit at least 1 month in advance
  • AR covers daily allowances (60 RON/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

   

 

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 Katarína Mocková

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

Individual Study Visits 

  • quota: 150 days/year
  • researchers can apply annually within the Call for applications 
  • successful applicants must announce the date of their planned visit at least 1 month in advance
  • SAS covers daily allowances (32,70 EUR/day), accommodation and domestic long-distance public transport (in accordance with the approved program of visit)

  

  

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

 Ms Helena Štefanová 

 

 

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

 

Multilateral projects – Program KONNECT

  • Program KONNECT je evropský bilaterální program s Korejskou republikou financovaný v rámci FP7. Cílem programu je udržovat a podporovat budoucí evropsko-korejskou multilaterální spolupráci pokračováním ve financování aktivit zavedených v rámci předchozího programu KORANET
  • duration: 2 years 

 

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+
  • announcement of Call (depending on i-LINK+)

 

  

Sweden

Ms Helena Štefanová 

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

Individual Study Visits

  • 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, Call and guidelines for 2018–2019 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2019 

 

 

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)

  • currently there is no active cooperation, cooperation in the form of Mobility Plus Projects is under negotiation 

 

 

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 running projects, Call and guidelines for 2017–2019 are available here
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2019 

 

 

United Kingdom 

  Ms Helena Štefanová 

 

Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE)

Individual Study Visits 

  • 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 Helena Štefanová 

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
  • announcement of the Call is expected in spring 2019 

 

 

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 2018–2019 are available here 
  • announcement of next Call is expected in spring 2019

 

Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS)

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