The Office of the Vice President Research & International introduced a funding opportunity with the Free University of Berlin (FUB) in 2014. The deadline to submit the applications for the second round of UBC-FUB Joint Fund is now March 1, 2015. Please circulate this information to your faculty.
These funds are available, on a competitive basis, to UBC and Free University of Berlin (FUB) researchers wishing to explore closer collaboration. The joint funding scheme is designed to develop close collaboration and deliver on the intent of the strategic partnership between the institutions. The funding is designed to enable FUB and UBC faculty and researchers to identify complementary strengths, leverage synergy, and promote the development of outstanding future research projects and other academic opportunities.
The joint funding scheme has an annual budget of EURO 60,000 per year, for two years, and is intended to support the following:
- Intensive research and /or academic workshops
- Short‐term research stays (for both young and established researchers)
- Research‐oriented teaching opportunities (e.g. short intensive seminars)
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Adel El Zaim, Executive Director International, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-827-4140.