Towards Electronic Democracy: Internet based complex decision support (TED)

Visiting Fellowships

The TED programme intends to support :

- up to 5 short visits (1-2 weeks) of senior researchers
- up to 5 postdoctoral (~three months) exchange grants

Criteria for eligibility

Applicants should:

undertake work applicable to the Programme;

apply for a visit/stay in a laboratory in a European country other than their country of origin;

return to their institution of origin upon termination of the visit.

At least one of the host and/or sending institutions should be from a country contributing to the TED programme (currently Belgium, the Czech Republic, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom).

Applications will be judged on scientific merit and on their contribution to the overall aims of the programme.

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Application procedure

Level of award

Short visit grants (1 to 2 weeks) are reimbursed on a per diem basis of 85 EUR plus actual travel expenses up to a maximum of 500 EUR after the visit on submission of a completed balance payment form accompanied by the original travel tickets.  No payment will be made without the scientific report.

Exchange grants  (up to three months) are reimbursed on the basis of an allowance of 1,600 EUR per month / 400 EUR per week / 57 EUR per day plus actual costs for travel, up to a maximum of 500 EUR.

Applications providing a short description of the proposed project work (about 1000 words for exchange grants and 250 words for short visit grants) and the duration of the stay should be submitted using the on-line forms.

Applications should be made on-line using this form:

for short visits : Application form

for exchange grants: Application form

Professor Simon French
Manchester Business School
University of Manchester,
Booth Street West,
Manchester M15 6PB
United Kingdom.

will be happy to give advice in the preparation of a proposal.

You should find all relevant information on the short visits and exchange grants  in the Guidelines (PDF 35 KB)

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Final Reports (Short Visit Grants and Exchange Grants)

Name of the Grantee



YEAR 2005

Könnölä (FI-ES)12 days(PDF 27 KB)
Stoppel (DE-FI)13 weeks(PDF 22 KB)
Schuler (US-IT)6 days(PDF 29 KB)
Ruggeri (IT-UK)10 days(PDF 135 KB)
Rios Allaga (ES-FI)9 weeks(PDF 34 KB)
Moreno (ES-FI)6 weeks(PDF 21 KB)

YEAR 2006

Lotov (RU-ES)15 days(PDF 68 KB)
Rios (ES-CA)8 weeks

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