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Firt application to host a scientist

The application form must be filled out online here:


To help you prepare the information needed to complete the online form, download this document: Preparation of the online form (.doc)

This form must be accompanied by the following supporting documents:

1 - Letter of commitment dated and signed by the head of the institution committing to recruit, for a period to be specified, a foreign scientist in an emergency situation and to partially finance his/her reception. Download the sample letter of commitment

2 - RIB of the institution that submitted the application

3 - Visa of the institution's security and defense officer (this is an essential document, without it the application will not be submitted for evaluation)

4 - Budget document. Download the template

5 - Copy of the first two pages of the passport or, failing that, of the identity card of the scientist

6 - Depending on the scientist's situation, any document justifying his/her administrative status in France (visa, residence permit, receipt attesting to an application for asylum, or recognition of refugee status, subsidiary protection, etc.)

7 - Letter from the director of the laboratory that will host the scientist

8 - Detailed CV and list of publications of the scientist

9 - Presentation of the scientist's research project

10 - Personal testimony of the scientist on his/her situation of danger

11 - Sworn statement duly completed and signed by the scientist. Download the template

12 - If applicable, all documents attesting to the urgency of the scientist's situation

13 - Document justifying the scientist's academic status

Renewal application to host a scientist

The application form must be filled out online here:

To help you prepare the information needed to complete the online form, download this document: Preparation of the online form (.doc)

This form must be accompanied by the following supporting documents:

1 - Letter of commitment dated and signed by the head of the institution committing to recruit, for a period to be specified, a foreign scientist in an emergency situation and to partially finance his/her reception. Download the sample letter of commitment

2 - RIB of the institution that submitted the application

3 - Visa of the institution's security and defense officer (this is an essential document, without it the application will not be submitted for evaluation)

4 - Budget document. Download the template

5 - Copy of the applicant's residence permit or any other document justifying his/her administrative status in France (visa, receipt attesting to an application for asylum, or recognition of refugee status, subsidiary protection, etc.)

6 - Letter from the director of the host laboratory detailing his or her assessment of the applicant's integration and involvement as well as the progress of his or her research work at the end of the first year of PAUSE support. This document is an essential part of the evaluation of the application

7 - Updated resume, list of publications and presentation of the applicant's research project

8 - Applicant's cover letter for renewal of PAUSE support

9 - If applicable, all documents attesting to the urgency of the applicant's situation

10 - The reporting form to be completed online by the host institution. Download the report form

11 - The reporting form to be completed online by the applicant. Download the report form

First application to host a doctoral student

The application form must be filled out online here:


To help you prepare the information needed to complete the online form, download this document: Preparation of the online form (.doc)

This form must be accompanied by the following supporting documents:

1 - Letter of commitment dated and signed by the head of the institution committing to recruit, for a period to be specified, a foreign scientist in an emergency situation and to partially finance his/her reception. Download the sample letter of commitment

2 - RIB of the institution that submitted the application

3 - Visa of the institution's security and defense officer (this is an essential document, without it the application will not be submitted for evaluation)

4 - Budget document. Download the template

5 - Copy of the first two pages of the passport or, failing that, of the identity card of the scientist

6 - Depending on the scientist's situation, any document justifying his/her administrative status in France (visa, residence permit, receipt attesting to an application for asylum, or recognition of refugee status, subsidiary protection, etc.)

7 - Assessment of the doctoral school

8 - Assessment of the future thesis director

9 - Letter from the director of the laboratory that will host the doctoral student

10 - Detailed resume and, if applicable, the list of publications of the applicant

11 - Copy of the last diploma obtained

12 - Copy of the last transcript of grades

13 - Personal testimony of the applicant on his/her situation of danger

14 - If applicable, all documents attesting to the urgency of the applicant's situation

15 - Sworn statement duly completed and signed by the scientist. Download the template

Renewal application to host a doctoral student

The application form must be filled out online here:

To help you prepare the information needed to complete the online form, download this document: Preparation of the online form (.doc)

This form must be accompanied by the following supporting documents:

1 - Letter of commitment dated and signed by the head of the institution committing to recruit, for a period to be specified, a foreign scientist in an emergency situation and to partially finance his/her reception. Download the sample letter of commitment

2 - RIB of the institution that submitted the application

3 - Visa of the institution's security and defense officer (this is an essential document, without it the application will not be submitted for evaluation)

4 - Budget document. Download the template

5 - Copy of the applicant's residence permit or any other document justifying his/her administrative status in France (visa, receipt attesting to an application for asylum, or recognition of refugee status, subsidiary protection, etc.)

6 - Letter from the director of the host laboratory detailing his or her assessment of the applicant's integration and involvement as well as the progress of his or her research work at the end of the first year of PAUSE support. This document is an essential part of the evaluation of the application

7 - Assessment by the thesis director of the applicant's integration and involvement as well as the progress of the thesis

8 - Updated resume, list of publications and presentation of the applicant's research project

8 - Applicant's cover letter for renewal of PAUSE support

9 - If applicable, all documents attesting to the urgency of the applicant's situation

10 - The reporting form to be completed online by the host institution. Download the report form

11 - The reporting form to be completed online by the applicant. Download the report form

First application to host an artist

The application form must be filled out online here:


To help you prepare the information needed to complete the online form, download this document: Preparation of the online form (.doc)

This form must be accompanied by the following supporting documents:

1 - Letter of commitment dated and signed by the head of the institution committing to recruit, for a period to be specified, a foreign scientist in an emergency situation and to partially finance his/her reception. Download the sample letter of commitment

2 - RIB of the institution that submitted the application

3 - Budget document. Download the template

4 - Copy of the first two pages of the passport or, failing that, of the identity card of the scientist

5 - Depending on the applicant's situation, any document justifying his/her administrative status in France (visa, residence permit, receipt attesting to an application for asylum, or recognition of refugee status, subsidiary protection, etc.)

6 - Applicant's portfolio

7 - Presentation of the applicant's artistic project

8 - Personal testimony of applicant on his/her situation of danger

9 - If applicable, all documents attesting to the urgency of the applicant's situation

10 - Sworn statement duly completed and signed by the scientist. Download the template

Renewal application to host an artist

The application form must be filled out online here:


To help you prepare the information needed to complete the online form, download this document: Preparation of the online form (.doc)

This form must be accompanied by the following supporting documents:

1 - Letter of commitment dated and signed by the head of the institution committing to recruit, for a period to be specified, a foreign scientist in an emergency situation and to partially finance his/her reception. Download the sample letter of commitment

2 - RIB of the institution that submitted the application

3 - Budget document. Download the template

4 - Copy of the first two pages of the passport or, failing that, of the identity card of the scientist

5 - Depending on the applicant's situation, any document justifying his/her administrative status in France (visa, residence permit, receipt attesting to an application for asylum, or recognition of refugee status, subsidiary protection, etc.)

6 - Applicant's portfolio

7 - Presentation of the applicant's artistic project

8 - Personal testimony of applicant on his/her situation of danger

9 - If applicable, all documents attesting to the urgency of the applicant's situation

10 - Sworn statement duly completed and signed by the scientist. Download the template

11 - The reporting form to be completed online by the host institution. Download the report form

12 - The reporting form to be completed online by the applicant. Download the report form

Calls for applications - Hosting institutions

Deadline for applications : September, 30 2022