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Apply now for the Advanced Research Opportunities Program (AROP) of the RWTH Aachen!

Are you a doctoral student or postdoc and would love to experience life and work in a state-of-the-art German research ecosystem for some time? If so, the AROP program might be just what you are looking for.

AROP – short for Advanced Research Opportunities Program – is an RWTH Aachen University funding program that offers travel grants and scholarships to support research stays of international doctoral candidates and postdocs from strategically relevant international universities or research institutions. The goal of the program is to strengthen and intensify bilateral relations between RWTH Aachen University and international universities or research institutions of strategic relevance.

Among other purposes, you may use your research stay to work on joint research projects and publications and to initiate joint projects in the field of capacity building.

You can find more detailed information on the program here. If you have any questions, please contact our team via arop@rwth-aachen.de or reach out to program coordinator, Jan Müller.

Information at a glance:

Target Group: Doctoral candidates and postdocs of strategically relevant international universities and research institutions

Length of stay: up to 6 months

Deadline: 31st March 2023 or 30th September 2023

Support for Incomings: A travel grant of 1,000 euros (lump sum) | Monthly stipend of 1,800 €

More detailed information on the program can be found here. If you have any questions, please get in touch with our team via arop@rwth-aachen.de or reach out to the new program coordinator Jan Müller directly.