Visiting Scientist Programmes

Visiting Professor

The Aalto University School of Science Visiting Professor programme supports professorial level collaborative research visits of minimum six months with the research groups of the departments of the School of Science. Visiting Professor is co-funded by School of Science Dean's visitors' programme (50%) and the School of Science hosting department (50%).The Visiting Professors are expected to participate both in research and teaching during the visit.

Aalto University Intranet: Call for applications

Visiting Fellow

The AScI Visiting Fellow programme supports collaborative research visits to the research groups of the School of Science of duration of one (minimum) to five months, or equivalent multiple visits. In this programme the Visiting Fellow is co-funded by School of Science Dean's visitors' programme (60%) and the School of Science hosting department (40%) giving support and covering for the Visiting Fellow’s allowance for travel and accommodation expenses, as well as flat-rate compensation of 2500 €/month (taxable income). An AScI Visiting Fellow’s position in the home institution should be at the professorial level. The call is continuous. Decisions are announced four times a year.

Application form can be found from Aalto University Intranet: AScI forms

Visiting Researcher

The AScI Visiting Researcher programme supports visits of one to four weeks by international visitors to Aalto SCI for scientific collaborations. Academic career levels from postdoctoral fellows and above are supported. Academic excellence of the visitor and the quality of the work plan will be the deciding factors. The funding decisions are made once a month (except in June & July) by the AScI director and the Chair of the AScI Steering Group. The programme offers support towards accommodation and travel costs.

Application form can be found from Aalto University Intranet: AScI forms

Aalto Science Institute supports the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Table. Comparison of the Visiting Scientist funding instruments.

Programme Visit time  Support Career stage Funding source
Visiting Professor min 6 months Travel, accommodation, and salary or flat-rate compensation Professorial School of Science and its Departments
Visiting Fellow 1 to 5 months Travel, accommodation, and flat-rate compensation Professorial School of Science and its Departments
Visiting Researcher 1 to 4 weeks Travel and accommodation Postdoctoral fellows and above Aalto Science Institute (School of Science)


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