Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)


 Co-funded by
the European Union
 This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement n° PCOFUND-GA-2013-609102

Is Prestige open to all Nationality?

Yes, although for Re-integration mobility some restrictions apply.

Can I review my application after sending it?

Yes, you can modify and edit your application until the deadline of submission.

Is there any age limit for applying for a PRESTIGE fellowship?

There is no age limit. Furthermore, we also committed to the Recommendations of the “European Charter for Researchers” and the “Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers”.

Is PRESTIGE open to applicants from any country?

PRESTIGE fellowships are open to applicants from any country, as long as they are non-residents undertaking trans-national mobility. Definition of trans-national mobility: At the time of the deadline for submission of applications, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of destination for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date. Short stays, such as holidays, are not taken into account.

I am about to finish my PhD. Can I apply for a PRESTIGE Fellowship?

You can apply as long as you hold your PhD at the moment of the start of the fellowshipor have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience (including the period of research training) after the degree which formally allowed them to embark on a doctorate.

How are applications submitted?

Applications for the PRESTIGE programme will only be accepted if submitted through the PRESTIGE Online Submission Tool: