funding

National & International Research Funding Opportunities

 

 

National & International Research Funding Opportunities

 

The Scientific and Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), as the main funding body in Turkey, aims to inform potential researchers about the various funding opportunities in Turkey.  Here are the funding opportunuties for international researchers:

 

H2020 - The European Research Council (ERC) Grants

Scientific excellence is the sole criterion on the basis of which ERC frontier research grants are awarded. Applications can be made in any field of research. Individual research teams led by a single Principal Investigator (PI) can apply for funding. PIs from anywhere in the world can apply for an ERC grant. For more information please click here.

 

H2020 - Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF)

The Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) of H2020 provide grants for all stages of research careers and encourage transnational, intersectoral, and interdisciplinary mobility. IFs fund researchers looking to enhance their career development and prospects by working abroad. All research areas can be funded. For more information please click here.

 

Bilateral S&T Cooperations

Along with the EU Framework Programs, all international bilateral and multilateral scientific and technological collaborations established and conducted by Turkey through TÜBİTAK are also shared in quality and quantity via the Interactive World Map (please see International Bilateral Cooperations).

The Interactive World Map, while providing a comparative comparison of Turkey’s most important parameters over 120 cooperating countries, reflects Turkey's international research and innovation cooperation activities together with the relating county. On the Map page, many data, such as R&D expenditures, scientific publications, patent numbers, foreign trade data and open calls of each country and our country meet with website users.

For more information on international bilateral and multilateral scientific and technological collaborations of Turkey, please click here.

 

National Funding Opportunities - TÜBİTAK Science Fellowships and Grant Programs (BIDEB)

TÜBİTAK has been providing support for scientific and technological research with the aim of assisting national development by providing many kinds of fellowships and grants through BIDEB. These grants involve creating opportunities for developing the capacities of scientists and researchers, rewarding outstanding success, and granting national and international scholarships.

 

  • 2216 - Research Fellowship Programme for International Researchers

The program aims to promote Turkey’s scientific and technological collaboration with countries of the prospective researchers. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the potential to contribute significantly to Turkey’s goal of international cooperation in scientific and technological development.

For more information please click here.

 

  • 2221 - Fellowships for Visiting Scientists and Scientists on Sabbatical Leave

TÜBİTAK grants fellowships for international researchers who would like to give workshops/conferences/lectures, or conduct R&D activities in Turkey in the fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. The program aims to promote Turkey’s scientific and technological collaboration with countries of the prospective fellows.

For more information please click here.

 

  • 2232 - Reintegration Research Fellowship Programme (For Turkish Citizens)

Purpose of this programme is to promote Turkish researchers who have PhD, Ms degree or Bs degree to return and perform research in Turkey by scientific research.

For more information please click here.