No more calls for Applications


No upcoming calls for applications for AgreenSkills+ fellowships

Redesign fellows webpages


Fellows individual webpages under construction for redesign

New Awarded Candidates Announced


The list of candidates awarded and their mobility projects of the 1st se...

AgreenSkills Plus - Pathways for inventive researchers

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-IAVFF  , the French Agricultural, Veterinary and Forestry Institute. AgreenSkills programmes promote international mobility for young and independent researchers up to 10 years of experience of research post PhD.

AgreenSkills+ welcomes challenging basic or applied research projects in all fields of life, food and environmental sciences which may contribute to scientific domains of Agreenium-IAVFF members i.e. agriculture and forestry, food and nutrition, environment, and animal health.

AgreenSkills+ has a continuous call for applications, with two selection rounds per year.

Two Types of fellowships

  • Incoming fellowships for researchers coming from all countries which apply to undertake a research project within one of the 300 Agreenium-IAVFF members' receiving labs in France.
  • Outgoing fellowships for researchers employed by one of the Agreenium-IAVFF members organisations, who wish to apply to work in a university research unit or research center outside France.

Attractive conditions

  • Very attractive salaries: from € 3,500 (Young experienced researcher) up to € 4,800 (Independent researcher) gross monthly
  • Excellent research labs and high level hosting conditions
  • Training and networking opportunities.

Key figures 

  • AgreenSkills+ offers 212 fellow-years of fellowships over 5 years (2014-2019)
  • 142 fellow years have been already funded by AgreenSkills (2012-2016)
  • Access to more than 300 research units in France for incoming fellowships
  • Mobility duration of 1 year up to 3 years for incoming fellowships and 6 months to 24 months for outgoing fellowships.