Next Call for Applications: 9th May 2015


Upcoming call for applications for AgreenSkills and AgreenSkills+ fellowshipsread more >

Evaluation results of AgreenSkills 2nd Round 2014


All applicants will be informed of the results by e-mail on the 30th January. Successful applications will be published in the AgreenSkills website the first week of more >

Annual meeting presentations/videos already online


2nd AgreenSkills Annual Meeting in Toulouse, France 27-29 October 2014read more >

2014 Annual meeting booklet


The AgreenSkills 2014 Annual meeting bookletread more >

Research School on Predictive modelling and data


Research School on Predictive modelling and data in Toulouse, France 29-31 October 2014read more >

2nd AgreenSkills Annual Meeting in Toulouse


2nd AgreenSkills Annual Meeting in Toulouse, France 27-29 October 2014read more >

New AgSk-AgSk+ Application Documents Available


With the launch of AgreenSkills+ this spring, AgreenSkills has revised all application documents for AgreenSkills+ applications as well. Click on the Documents section to download the new AgreenSkills-AgreenSkills+ ' more >

Next Call for Applications: 5th May 2014


Upcoming call for applications for AgreenSkills and AgreenSkills+ fellowshipsread more >

AgreenSkills+ is launched


INRA and Agreenium sign contract for AgreenSkills+ with European Unionread more >

Annual Meeting Section Now Online


A section dedicated to AgreenSkills' annual meetings is now available onlineread more >

1st AgreenSkills Annual Meeting, November 2013


1st AgreenSkills Annual Meeting, November 2013read more >

New procedures in place


New short-cycle resubmission and fellowship prolongation procedures take effectread more >

New AgreenSkills Awarded Fellows Announced


The list of awarded fellows for the 2nd selection round of 2013 and the short-cycle resubmissions for the 1st selection round of 2013 are now available to view onlineread more >

Application deadline today, 15-Nov-13

Application deadline today, 15-Nov-13

The submission deadline for AgreenSkills' 4th selection round is today, Friday, 15th November, 2013 at 24:00 CETread more >

Deadline for applications today, 15-Nov-13


The deadline for the next selection round of mobility project applications is today, Friday, 15th November, 2013 at 24:00 (CET)read more >

New AgreenSkills' Documents Now Available


New versions of AgreenSkills' application templates are now availableread more >

Congratulations to the new AgreenSkills' fellows


The names of the new AgreenSkills fellows, from the 1st selection round of 2013, have now been published online. read more >

New fellows will soon be announced


The AgreenSkills Steering Committee will be meeting this Thursday, 11th July, 2013 to decide which research proposals to fund from the 1st selection round of the year. Candidates will be informed by email of the more >

2nd AgreenSkills Scientific Committee


2nd AgreenSkills Scientific Committee read more >

AgreenSkills updates

AgreenSkills updates

After the first 2012 cut-off date for evaluation (15 June) 44 researchers from all over the world and from different disciplines have submitted their applications for 10-12 fellow positions to be recruited in Octoberread more >

Good news: ‘Claude Guéant circular’ repealed


Good news: the restrictive ‘Claude Guéant circular’ has been repealed, a long-awaited move to facilitate visa authorization and work permit of foreign students staying in France read more >

AgreenSkills updates

AgreenSkills updates

AgreenSkills updates: the first cut-off date for evaluation 15th of June ! Since the beginning of the AgreenSkills Programme in March 2012, more than seven hundred ‘users’ have been created to log into more >

AgreenSkills is online


Beginning of March 2012 - is online! provides general information about the programme, the schedule, all necessary documents as well as the official forms and templates. On the more >

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AgreenSkills at a glance

AgreenSkills and AgreenSkills+ are international postdoctoral fellowship programmes co-funded by the European Union and coordinated by INRA , in collaboration with Agreenium , the French national higher education and research consortium. The programmes promote international mobility for experienced young and independent researchers to develop challenging basic or targeted research projects in the fields of agriculture, food, nutrition, environment, and animal health.
AgreenSkills and AgreenSkills+ support:

Two Types of fellowships

  • Incoming fellowships for researchers coming from all countries which apply to undertake a research project within one of Agreenium's members' receiving laboratories in France.
  • Outgoing fellowships for researchers employed by one of the Agreenium's members organisations, who apply to work in a university research unit or research center outside France.

High flexibility

  • Applicant-friendly eligibility criteria
  • Attractive conditions
  • A transparent selection process
  • Joint responsibility for labs and fellows tos assure high-quality research projects
  • Careful attention to the ethical principles in research.

Key figures of AgreenSkills and AgreenSkills+:

  • AgreenSkills offers 142 fellow years over 4 years (2012 to 2016), while AgreenSkills+ offers 212 fellow years over a five year period (2014-2019)
  • Access to more than 300 research units for incoming mobility
  • Attractive salaries that are significantly higher than French state salaries for young and independent researchers.

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