Call information


  • August 1st, 2018 Call opening
  • October 15th, 2018  Call deadline
  • October 2018Eligibity check
  • November 2018 - February 2019 Evaluation and selection
  • March 2019 Notification to the candidates
  • April 2019 - October 2019 Start of the funded projects

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicants of any age and of any nationality are eligible.
  • Eligible applicants are Experienced Researchers, i.e.
    • Holders of a PhD degree, with maximum 7 years postdoctoral experience at the date of the call deadline.
    • Applicants without a PhD, provided they have documented full-time equivalent research experience of minimum 4 and maximum 11 years prior to the call deadline.
  • Eligible applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Belgium for more than 12 months during the 3 years preceding the call deadline.

There are no restrictions on scientific domain. A member of ULB academic staff must explicitly accept to supervise and train the applicant to integrate them in their group.

Call application

The Guide for Applicants for the first call will help you to prepare your application file. The Guide also provides detailed information about the evaluation and selection procedure, which involves three stages: an eligibility check, a remote expert evaluation and a panel review.

The applicant must identify a supervisor at ULB and obtain a letter of acceptance from them. If the applicant has not yet identified a supervisor, they can consult the ULB Research Inventory.

Guide for Applicants (PDF)

Please find below templates for your application file:


Call evaluation and selection

The Guide for Evaluators describes the evaluation and selection procedure in detail. 

Guide for Evaluators (PDF)


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