The FWO Exchange Agreement is intended to promote international scientific collaboration through the exchange of researchers. The FWO Exchange Agreement provides researchers in an exchange programme with a travel grant for a stay abroad. The terms and the amount of the award may vary from country to country.
You must be affiliated with a Flemish university or be employed as scientific staff at a Flemish or federal scientific institution. You must either be a national of, or have obtained your degree from one of the EEA states or Switzerland, or have held an appointment at a Flemish university for at least a year and for at least part time (50% of the time). The exchange reciprocity arrangement only applies to the following institutions: Czech Republic: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; People's Republic of China: Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) (Academia Sinica), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS); Hungary: Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS); Romania: Romanian Academy; Slovakia: Slovak Academy of Sciences; Slovenia: Slovenian Science Foundation (SSF).