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International opportunities for professional development

Are you looking to foster your global research collaboration network, or to develop an international dimension to your career? 

There are a wide range of schemes, placements, funding provision, prizes and awards, all designed to support postgraduate students to access international opportunities and increase their research mobility.

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International Office

 
 

Internal Opportunities 

The following are schemes you can access through the University of Nottingham directly. Opportunities vary in length and have different eligibility criteria as indicated in the matrix below.

Graduate School
 

Graduate School Travel Prize 
Open to doctoral research students only.

Up to £600 

 

N/A - cash prize                    

 

Research Staff Travel Prize 
Open to Research Staff level 4 only.

  • up to £300 for attendance at a
    conference in your country of employment
  • up to £600 for attendance at a conference overseas

 

N/A - cash prize                    

 

BESTS Awards 
For doctoral research students & research staff

Up to £3000 

 

2 months 

 

IRCA Awards 
For doctoral research students & research staff

Up to £3000 

 

2 months

International Office
 

ERASMUS Programme
Open to undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research students.

Study and/or work placement at one of our European partner universities. 

2 - 3 months                                         
 

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PhD students

Researcher Support Mobility Fund
(View list of member universities)

 

3 months +

 

InterCampus Mobility Scheme
For PhD Students

School Funded opportunity to study on alternate UoN Campus 

 

1 - 12 months

Collaborative partnerships for joint PhD provision

Significant part of PhD duration
Research Council
 

PIPs (Professional Internship for Phds) 
Doctoral Training for BBSRC Students. 

Host covers expenses. Stipend continues. 

 

3 months                

 

International Placements Scheme 

For AHRC & ESRC funded PhD students

 

3 - 6 months

External Opportunities

AHRC IPS

British Council

Erasmus+

Euraxess

Newton Fund 

Research Beyond Borders

Libraries of Congress

If you've found an external opportunity but aren't sure how it would fit with your course of study please contact us.

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