Institute of International Education

Chinese Academy of Sciences
Visiting Professorships for Senior International Scientists

These professorships, sponsored and funded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 
support collaborative scientific research opportunities in China for senior scientists.

The professorships provide financial support for individual scientists:
Applicants for this professorship must apply collaboratively. The research teams must include:

1. A scientist who:
2. Chinese collaborator(s) who:
How to Apply

Scientists wishing to apply should begin by exploring research opportunities with potential collaborators within the Institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. More information about these institutes is available at the CAS Institutes page.

Applications are submitted by the CAS institutes on behalf of the international scientist, during two specific periods each year: March 1-15, and September 1-15.


The grant will cover the recipient¡¯s salary, daily living allowance, round-trip international airfare, and health insurance, at a level determined by CAS according to the length of the visit and the academic level of the visitor.

More information may be found at the following links:

Full announcement (PDF format)

Senior International Scientists, detailed regulations
Chinese Academy of Sciences grants page
All documents related to the Senior International Scientists competition (page of links to Chinese documents)

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