The task of the programme is to reduce social and economic disparities in the enlarged European Union by strengthening the scientific capacity and strengthen the cooperation in science among the eight EU Member States (Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia) - and Switzerland. The programme amount up to 80 000 CHF per year and can last up to 2 years.
The scholarship Fund is intended for doctoral or post-doctoral students (the so-called. Junior Researcher) acting on Czech institution that is authorized as an applicant of the program. Only the doctoral students after one year from the start of their PhD studies and 5 years since the previous degree.