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Extension of DUO-Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels 2020 Call for Applications
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Summary of DUO-Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels 2020 Call for Applications (Extension)

1. Application Period

> February 14 - May14, 2020 GMT +1

> No applications will be accepted after the deadline of May 14, 2020 GMT +1

2. Eligibility

The applicants must meet ALL eligibility requirements:

> Applicants must be member of the academic or scientific staff of an institution of a Wallonia-Brussels HEI or Asian HEI(i.e. they must be remunerated by HEI and it must be their main occupation);

> The Wallonia-Brussels and Asian HEIs must be recognized/accredited by the competent authorities in the field of higher education;

> The Asian institutions must be located in one of the following countries : Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailnad and Vietnam;

> The Wallonia-Brussles and Asian HEIs must signed a cooperation agreement or must have expressed the intention to sign one in the two following years;

> The citizenship of the candidate is not a criterion for eligibility;

> The Fellowship Programme is open to all disciplines.

3. Duration and Funding

For the academic year 2020-2021, the DUO-Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels grants are awarded to a pair of professors for a project that should take place between 1st August 2020 and 31 August 2021. The total amount of the 2020 DUO-Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels Fellowship Programme is 50,000.

The duraiton and the amount of the grants enter these conditions:

> The duration of the exchange should be of at least three weeks and of maximum two months, per person*;

> The amount of the grant awarded to the pair of professors is a fixed amount of 5,000€ to be shared between the two professors according to a distribution key agreed in the convention;

> This amount is intended to cover the travel expenses and per diem capped at the amount of the grant;