Train To Move Fellowship in Italy

Deadline: 5 May 2015
Open to: researchers of any nationality, that posses MSc degree,  or researchers that posses PhD
Fellowship: yearly amount of € 28,500 living allowance, mobility and travel allowances of € 9,000 per year and contribution to research costs € 8,000 per year


Train To Move (T2M) is a new transnational mobility fellowship programme promoted by the Università degli Studi di Torino (UNITO) with the active support of the banking foundation Compagnia di San Paolo (CSP). T2M is cofounded within the FP7 People specific programme – COFUND Actions. Fellowships will last 24 months.

With the general aim of contributing to foster excellent research in Europe to face the challenges of contemporary society, it is designed to create favorable conditions for transnational mobility of high skilled researchers and to promote transectoral mobility between public/academic and private/non-academic sector.

Fellows will be hosted at UNITO, one of the most prestigious Italian universities. UNITO will provide fellows with access to research groups working in 26 highly equipped hosting departments carrying out research in all research fields, except Architecture and Engineering.


T2M programme is open to researchers of any nationality, in possession of MSc degree, that at the time of the call deadline, or are possessing  a PhD from no more than 7 years or demonstrate to have, in the last ten years, a track record of at least 4 consecutive years of full time equivalent research experience up to 10 years.

Eligible are candidates that have not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the closing date for submitting proposals Short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

Candidates can be from EU Member States, Associated Countries or from other Third Countries.


The fellowship includes:

  • Living allowance: corresponding to the gross salary paid in monthly installments to fellows, inclusive of all social security in amount of €  28,500 per year;
  • Mobility and travel allowances: corresponding to € 8,000  for mobility and € 1,000  for travel per year;
  • Contribution to research costs: a flat rate covering expenses necessary for carrying out research projects in amount of € 8,000 per year.

How to apply?

In order to apply you need to create account on T2M webpage. After registration, you will receive a link on your email account to confirm your registration. If you do not receive the mail within 24 hours please contact For more detailed information on how to fill in the specific sector please see the official guide .

The deadline for applying is 5 May 2015.

For more information see the official call and visit the official webpage.

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