EURAXESS Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)


EURAXESS Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) links researchers in Brazil and other LAC countries with Europe. Free information and events on research funding, research careers and collaboration opportunities.

EURAXESS Brazil, now EURAXESS Latin America and the Caribbean, has been serving researchers in all fields interested in collaborating with and/or pursuing a research career in Europe since 2013.


Are you a European researcher based in any Latin American and the Caribbean country
​​​​​Please, take our survey at EURAXESS wants to work with you!

Image of (865057) French-Brazilian chairs in Pernambuco's UFPE: Visiting Professors exchange programme (Incoming/Outgoing)
The call for UFPE's Franco-Brazilian Chairs Programme is open! The call aims to support the creation of new projects on...
Image of (865042) Event for European SMEs interested in LAC: How to protect your business' creations through Intellectual Property
Road to South America: how to protect your business' creations through Intellectual Property 18 November, Friday, 10AM CET | 6AM...
Image of (865024) COP27: EU calls on all Parties to take concrete steps to limit global warming to 1.5°C and respect the Paris Agreement
At the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference starting this weekend in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, the Commission will call on all...
Image of (863024) UNU-BIOLAC (Biotechnology Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean) International Webinar “Writing of Proposal for Research Grants: International Perspectives”
The webinar is aimed at researchers from all disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, agriculture, biotechnology and microbiology (which will be the...


FESH Austria - series icon
11/11/2022 - 11/11/2022
Ireland, Online
*Recording and slides for Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme below* Information Session about the Austrian Academy of Sciences' Joint...
Image of (839941) Info sessions for LAC institutions (PT & ES): MSCA Staff Exchanges call 2022
25/10/2022 - 26/10/2022
Brazil, LAC, Online
EURAXESS LAC and its partners are organizing two webinars, one in Portuguese and another in Spanish, about the MSCA Staff...
Eupo Posgrados 2022 Mexico
06/11/2022 - 08/11/2022
Mexico, Mexico City and Monterrey
During the EuroPosgrados Mexico fair ( 6 and 8 November 2022 in Mexico City and Monterrey the EURAXESS LAC representative...
Image of (837865) How to produce competitive ERC proposals to fund ambitious, long-term research projects
17/10/2022 - 18/10/2022
Belgium, Online
< Recordings and slides are available below > EURAXESS LAC and the European Research Council - ERC have come together...


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You will find below fellowships, grants and other funding opportunities for your research stays in Europe including hundreds of support schemes for research cooperation and mobility between EURAXESS WW and Europe. EURAXESS covers all research fields, including Social Sciences and Humanities, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences and Engineering.

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Image of (865057) French-Brazilian chairs in Pernambuco's UFPE: Visiting Professors exchange programme (Incoming/Outgoing)
The call for UFPE's Franco-Brazilian Chairs Programme is open! The call aims to support the creation of new projects on...
Image of (862083) Incoming Master's and PhD scholarships for foreign students to come to Brazil - GCUB-Mob
The International Cooperation Group of Brazilian Universities – GCUB is pleased to announce the GCUB International Mobility Program – GCUB-Mob...
Image of (861561) Call for international collaboration projects with the University of Montpellier, in France - I-SITE Excellence Program
As part of the I-SITE Excellence Program, the University of Montpellier is launching a call for projects "Support for international...
Image of (861560) Postdoc Fellowships in Switzerland - EPFLeaders4impact Call #3 (MSCA)
EPFL launched the third call for applications for EPFLeaders4impact , a new postdoctoral fellowship programme funding experienced researchers from all...



EU - EURAXESS LAC Collaboration Opportunities

There are numerous opportunities for travel and research collaboration between Europe and Brazil / Latin America and the Caribbean. Read more below.




EURAXESS Tutorials

How to find NCPs (125.88 KB)

How to find NCPs (125.88 KB)


The network of National Contact Points (NCPs) is the main structure to provide guidance, practical information and assistance on all aspects of participation in Horizon Europe.


How to increase your institution’s visibility with the EURAXESS Portal (622.94 KB)

EURAXESS Partnering tool is useful to find partners, but also to be visible to international partners

How to post a job offer in the EURAXESS portal (592.25 KB)

Increase your positions' visibility worldwide and recruit research talents from everywhere In the world.

EURAXESS Hosting tool - How to post hosting offers on EURAXESS portal? (495.23 KB)

Express your institution’s interest in hosting researchers, MSCA or ERC fellows. Open to all institutions, including from Latin America and the Caribbean who are keen on receiving MSCA Global fellows for up to 2 years.

Step by step to MSCA Individual Fellowship proposal - How to submit a MSCA IF proposal (1.41 MB)

Experienced researchers (completed doctoral degree or at least four years’ full-time research experience) can apply for postdoctoral funding within the MSCA Individual Fellowships. EURAXESS Worldwide team prepared a step-by-step process on how to apply for this type of grant.

Becoming an EC expert in the evaluation of proposals - How to become a Horizon2020 Evaluator? (278.45 KB)

The European Commission is constantly looking for experts to assist in the evaluation of proposals and project monitoring and to join the peer review groups for Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The call for experts and registration is open throughout the whole period for the Horizon 2020 framework programme (2014-2020).



Brazil and LAC

These guides were specially drafted to highlight how Brazilian and other Latin American and Caribbean students, researchers and institutions can benefit from European mobility schemes:



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Horizon 2020

European Commission: Research and Innovation

Horizon 2020, the EU's current framework programme for research and innovation runs from 2014 to 2020 with a budget of nearly EUR 80 billion. Horizon 2020 is fully open to international cooperation. The biggest EU research and innovation programme ever, Horizon 2020 is based on 3 pillars: Excellent Science, Industrial Leadership and Societal Challenges.





European Research Council: Excellence Opened to the World

The European Research Council (ERC) is a flagship component of Horizon 2020’s Excellent Science. ERC is a top funding body providing funding for excellent researchers of any nationality, to carry out frontier research in Europe, via annual calls. The ERC's mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields, on the basis of scientific excellence.




Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) under Horizon 2020’s Excellent Science pillar provide grants for all stages of researchers' careers and encourage transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility. The MSCA enable research-focused organisations (universities, research centres, and companies) to host talented foreign researchers and to create strategic partnerships with leading institutions worldwide. The MSCA are open to all domains of research and innovation.





Erasmus +

Erasmus+ has opportunities for a wide range of organisations, including universities, education and training providers, think-tanks, research organisations, and private businesses.

Brazil is a partner country in Erasmus+. Brazilian institutions can join partnerships, individual Brazilian students can apply for Joint Master Degrees. Brazilian researchers can also individually apply for Jean Monnet Actions that foster study of European integration.





Delegation of the European Union to Brazil

Laura Maragna

R&I policy officer

SHIS QI 07, Bloco A, Lago Sul

Brasília, DF. 71615-205, Brazil

Telephone: (+55) 61 2104 31 22

Telephone: (+55) 61 2104 48 52

Fax: (+55) 61 2104 31 41

Email: Laura Maragna

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Read more about EU-Brazil cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation here.


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We promote researcher mobility and cooperation. We serve researchers of all nationalities, all disciplines, and at all career stages. The membership is free!

We focus on two actions:

  • To provide regular, tailored and reliable information
  • To organise networking and information events


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EURAXESS Latin america and the caribbean

What can we do for you?


Do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your project, to organise a presentation or an event at your organisation or any other need for support from EURAXESS.







Brazilian National Council for the State Funding Agencies - CONFAP

CONFAP is a non-profit organization. It was created in 2006 to articulate the interests from Brazilian State Funding Agencies, among other goals

Confap is a key actor of the EU-Brazil cooperation in science, technology and innovation. It hosts MSCA national contact point since 2016 and signed the implementing arrangement with ERC.

The 26 members that compose CONFAP meet in National Forums generally 4 times per year. Since 2013, CONFAP is directed by Sergio Luiz Gargioni (also president of the Santa Catarina State Research and Innovation Support Foundation).


ENRICH in LAC project

Funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 Programme, ENRICH in LAC is an initiative that aims

to promote collaborative opportunities for business and innovation players of Europe and Latin

America and the Caribbean regions.

Working as a network-based initiative, ENRICH in LAC provides consulting, networking and

training services that connects and supports companies, universities, research and technology

organisations and other innovation actors from both continents.