Inter-University Cooperation Programmes with Brazil

This programme includes calls for subsidies for developing joint scientific collaboration projects in areas of common interest between groups or departments at Spanish and Brazilian universities, with funding for the travel expenses of the Spanish group members visiting Brazil.

Within the framework of such projects and depending on the corresponding project type, the programme funds the holding of workshops and seminars, as well as grants for Spanish group members for PhD student, postdoctoral and mobility stays in Brazil.

Project types

Type A: 2-year projects, renewable for another two years, in which the following are funded: Secondment grants for PhD student research personnel receiving PhD training, grants for PhDs and grants for lecturers and researchers.

Type B: 1-year, non-renewable projects to fund the holding of workshops, seminars and other bi-national joint activities.


Spanish and Brazilian University research groups that submit a joint proposal in their respective countries.