Research in France !

Fellowships Program for Israelis willing to do research in France.

Israeli scientists, willing to do research, may qualify for a fellowship from the French Government. The “Chateaubriand” 2019-2020 fellowships call for proposals is now open !

The research will be performed at a French University, a School of Engineering or a Public Laboratory. Any field of research is relevant, such as Exact and Life Sciences, Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences. Before applying for a fellowship, the candidates must contact the French host institution to get a formal and detailed invitation or to register at a French university (for doing a Ph.D.). These fellowships are available for a period of 12 consecutive months for a Ph.D. student and for a period of 1 to 6 months for a researcher, with a monthly stipend of 1,060 Euros (Ph.D. student) or 2,0155 Euros (for researchers). Health insurance is also provided. Campus France (the French public institution in charge of managing international mobility of students & researchers) will be in charge of your stay in France and your allowance.


The online registration process will allow you to create a personal account, to apply at your ease and to follow-up your candidature

The 2019-2020 call for proposals will be open from December the 20th 2018 until February 28, 2019.

Candidates will be notified of their acceptance or rejection by the end of April 2019 in order to be able to begin the scholarship as early as October 2019.

Information Sessions

You are welcome to one of our Information Sessions that will occur on :

  • Friday, December 21st at 10 am at the French Institute in Tel-Aviv, Sderot Rothschild n.7, 1st floor. Registration here
  • Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 10 am at the CRFJ, Shimshom street 3, Jerusalem. Registration on our web site

It is a great opportunity for you to hear about the fellowships offered by the French Embassy and to ask all the questions you may have in mind about France and its research and high-education system.

The entrance is free, however the registration is mandatory.


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