How to apply for STSM

If you want to apply for the STSM, follow this procedure:

Applicants must login with an e-cost user access via the e-cost webpage: Note that the number of THOR is CA15213.

On the STSM webpage, one needs to fill the web-based form and provide the following information:

1) Home Institute, Action Number (CA15213), Title, Grant period, dates and duration of the proposal

2) A proposal including motivation and the description of the proposed project. (put in the web form in details)

The proposal should be structured along these points

a) Aim and motivation
b) Proposed contribution to the scientific objectives of the Action
c) Techniques
d) Planning

3) Further supporting documents required to upload via the Supporting Documents page. These documents are the following:

a) Letter of support from the HOME Institution.
b) Written agreement from the HOST Institution that the STSM applicant can perform the activities detailed in the STSM work plan on the agreed dates. (Please, specify if the host will provide matching funds.)
c) CV (including a list of academic publications).
d) Description of mission for outreach activities (maximum half a page, optional but highly welcome)

All this can be sent via the e-cost form.

Supporting Document page (3) will be accessible AFTER you have completed the form above (2).

In case of any question please use the e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Guideline for the proposal: typical living-costs in specific countries can be found here.

Detailed information about the procedure can be found also in COST Vademecum on page 30.