Application Deadline: 5th May 2015 h. 17.00 (Italy local time).
Train To Move (T2M) is a new transnational mobility fellowship programme promoted by the Università degli Studi di Torino (UNITO) with the active support of the banking foundation Compagnia di San Paolo (CSP). T2M is cofounded within the FP7 People specific programme – COFUND Actions.
- T2M programme is open to researchers of any nationality, in possession of MSc degree, that at the time of the call deadline, are either in possession of a PhD from no more than 7 years or demonstrate to have, in the last ten years, a track record of at least 4 consecutive years of full time equivalent research experience up to 10 years.
- Moreover eligible researchers need to comply with the mobility rule, that is they must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the closing date for submitting proposals. Short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.
- Mobility can be from EU Member States, Associated Countries or from other Third Countries. Fellowships will last 24 months.
- Fellows will be hosted at UNITO, one of the most prestigious Italian universities.
- UNITO will provide fellows with access to research groups working in 26 highly equipped hosting departments carrying out research in all research fields, except Architecture and Engineering.
- Fellows will furthermore benefit from the vivid regional context where the University is placed and from the long lasting collaborations amongst the public and private stakeholders.
- Each research contract will include the following categories of expenses:
– living allowance: corresponding to the gross salary paid in monthly instalments to fellows, inclusive of all social security coverage as previously specified;
- – mobility and travel allowances: corresponding to 8,000 € for mobility on average2 and 1,000 € for travel. This allowances consist in a monthly payment of a fixed amount, to cover fellows’ expenses linked to their mobility (i.e. relocation, family expenses, travel expenses, language courses etc.)
– contribution to research costs: a flat rate covering expenses necessary for carrying out research projects. This contribution covers consumables, participation in conferences, training courses, travels and publications, etc.
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