Mobility programmes

Incoming and outgoing funding opportunities for post-doc and senior researchers

Mobility for researchers is the main tool FMSH uses to support the internationalization of the social sciences and humanities.  

It is organised around several programmes funded by the Ministry of Higher Education & Research, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Development, the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development and various international partners.

FMSH offers several mobility programmes aimed at researchers from French and foreign establishments.

FMSH is also committed to supporting intellectual communities facing difficult political situation such as Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Turkey or Central Asia. 


Associate Research Directors (DEA)

This programme invites, over a period of 4 to 6 weeks, foreign researchers from all continents, to support their work in France.


Atlas Programme

The Atlas programme supports post-doctoral mobilities of young experienced researchers wishing to carry out a research stay in France or abroad for a period of 1 to 6 months.


Invitation of international researchers to participate to scientific events

The FMSH may cover travel costs for international researchers invited in the framework of scientifc events organised in France.