International Visegrad Fund Mobility Awards
The aim of the project is to perform mobilities of bachelor and master students from V4 countries at cooperating universities and institutions in other countries of V4 region.
By: Patrik Čechvala
Main investigating organization: International Astronomical Union IAU
Principal investigator: Pedro Russo, PhD., Leiden University
- in Czechia: Astronomical Institute of Czech Academy of Sciences (coordinator for the country), Masaryk University, Charles University
- in Hungary: Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Konkoly Observatory (coordinator for the country), Eötvös Loránd University Gothard Astrophysical Observatory in Szombathely, Eötvös Loránd University Institute of Physics in Budapest, Szeged University in Szeged
- in Poland: Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (coordinator for the country), Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science, National Centre for Nuclear Research, Astrophysics Division in Warsaw
- in Slovakia: Comenius University in Bratislava (coordinator for the country), Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Institute of Experimental Physics of Slovak Academy of Sciences in Košice, Astronomical Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences
Investigators from FMPI CU: RNDr. Roman Nagy, PhD., Mgr. Patrik Čechvala
Project funding: Visegrad fund, project number 22210105
Project duration: 2023-2024
The aim of the project is to perform mobilities of bachelor and master students from V4 countries at cooperating universities and institutions in other countries of V4 region. The mobilities will last 3 months and in 2 cohorts of students during summer months of 2023 and 2024. One cohort will consists of 3 students from each country. The students will apply directly for the astronomical projects depending on their preferencies which have been published on the website of IAU. They can apply for 3 different projects. Successful candidates will be chosen directly for one project and they will obtain 5000 euros scholarship for their mobility
It is already possible to apply for the projects which will take place during summer 2023. On the website, the candidates can find the application form. For summer 2023, the deadline for application is April 23, 2023.
There are 8 projects from Slovak republic from all 35 proposed projects. Projects proposed by Slovak republic are prepared in collaboration with Comenius University in Bratislava, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Institute of Experimental Physics of Slovak Academy of Sciences in Košice, Astronomical Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences in Tatranská Lomnica.