Supporting the organisation of scientific events

FMSH provides support for people organising events based on innovative social science & humanities themes that intersect with other sciences.


  • To encourage participation by foreign researchers in scientific events organised in France;
  • To fund international symposia, study days and workshops on innovative social science & humanities subjects;
  • To support scientific social science & humanities events organised by researchers involved in the CAPES-COFECUB and USP-COFECUB programmes, which FMSH partners.

Selection criteria

The projects will be assessed by a selection panel, which will give priority to events which:

  • promote interdisciplinary scientific work;
  • are held in France but are of international scope;
  • encourage participation by young researchers.

Funding conditions

  • The support provided by the Foundation is for travel and/or accommodation expenses for foreign researchers speaking at the scientific event who do not live in France. Please note that the     maximum daily rate FMSH can grant for accommodation costs is 150 euros.
  • The event budget must specify what financial support has been applied for and obtained in addition to that of FMSH.
  • The Foundation’s support cannot cover more than 30% of the total budget for the event.


All applications must include the following documents, which should be sent as a single pdf file:

  • An application form
  • A description and detailed programme of the event (even if provisional)
  • The guest foreign researchers’ CVs
  • The event budget and funding plan.


For any informations about this programme, you can send an email at  or call the 00 33 (1) 40 48 65 39.


Children culture in USSR, 1917-1941 : objects, places and practices

International conference - April 5 & 6, 2018
This conference is organised with the support of the FMSH as part of the programme Supporting the organisation of scientific events. At the beginning of the XXth century, the child became an important subject for scientific study and the question of his/her education became...