Preparation of the APEX Application

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Preparation of the Application

Applicants are encouraged to start the process of preparing their application as early as possible.

Step 1: Please read the APEX Guidelines which can be found here.

Step 2: Check your eligibility. Ensure that you have the necessary research experience and that you do comply with the programme’s mobility requirements

Step 3:  Identify the research area you are interested in and a potential host supervisor from the academic supervisors listed on this website. You should work with the supervisor of your choosing to develop your project proposal. Following submission, a letter of support from the host supervisor is required in order for your proposal to progress to peer-review. Applications without such support will not be considered.

Step 4: Prepare your research project proposal and ensure that your proposal complies with the necessary requirements.  Use the templates provided here.

Step 5: Submit your research project proposal along with all required documentation by email to before the call deadline.