What is ParisRegionFP?

Lifestyle, culture, architecture, history, green spaces, gastronomy, education, world-class research and industrial infrastructures in affordable setting... the Paris Region is one of the most exceptional places to live and thrive.

The Paris Region Fellowship Programme (ParisRegionFP) contributes in this dynamic by strengthening the research capacity and international influence of the Paris Region, in France :

  • To attract international leaders in research and innovation
  • To provide intersectoral mobility, professional training and career development measures for these outstanding researchers

Find out more about Paris Region possibilities : Chooseparisregion.org

Why to apply?

Recruitment conditions

Benefit from a 2-year post-doctoral research fellowship with a minimum gross salary of 4740€/ month, and supplementary budget for research and travel expenses

Training programme

Develop technical and transferable (non-research related) skills thanks to training carried out by professional partners

Individual-driven mobility

Develop your research topic and choose your host group among the renowned Paris area research organisations

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Prestigious environment

Be part of world-class research environment, with exceptional infrastructure capacities

Increase networking possibilities

Career development

Get mentoring & career development support

Benefit from secondment opportunities both in academic and non-academic sectors

Quality of life

Live in Paris region thanks to facilitated logistic and welcoming services

Get support provided for accompanying family members

Research networks - THE DMIs

Paris Region represents 40% of French scientific forces. The fellows will have access to prestigious laboratories and high quality research environment, in the frame of labeled "Domains of Major Interest". Each DMI corresponds to a strategic and thematic research network with a critical mass of researchers, laboratories and equipment.

23 labs

European leadership of Paris region in astrophysics

94 labs

Exceptional heritage infrastructures and ancient materials

37 labs

High concentration of internationally-renowned centers in mathematics

20 labs

OneHealth, one world: international network on environmental health, human health and animal health

47 labs

Internationally-renowned and interdisciplinary research groups in porous solids science

32 labs

Strongest European hotspot of academic teams in quantum physics and technologies

36 labs

Concentration of high-level research labs and European projects in air quality and health

27 labs

Paris region as a pioneer in gene therapy with strong intersectoral partnerships

25 labs

Expert groups on microfluidics, biophotonics and imaging for life science

30 labs

International reputation of the consortium in computer science

23 labs

High concentration of prestigious infrastructures and research groups in digital humanities

12 labs

Arabic and Islamic history, society, culture

42 labs

Exceptional infrastructures and databases for research in ageing


Career development & training


Several measures to enhance the career development of fellows:

  • Dedicated supervisor
  • Specific mentoring scheme/ Personal Career Development Plan
  • Intersectoral secondments
  • Budget for international conferences and seminars


Ad-hoc created 9-day training programme on scientific transferable skills:

  • Welcome event, life of a researcher
  • Research management, leadership, critical thinking
  • Interdisciplinary networking event
  • Communication & outreach, digital skills
  • Final event, business in research, future career

Partners of the programme

Higher Education and Research Organisations

Technology Transfer facilitator and Human Resources actors

Cultural Organisations


In addition, Paris Region and its partners have a large international network for possible
international collaboration opportunities.



Any ethical issues must be underlined by the candidates in the ethics self-assessment form as part of the application. All projects will be checked for ethics issues during the overall eligibility check.


Ethics approvals will - when required - be provided by the ethics committees of the partner institutions before the start of the fellowship. The fellows will implement the identified ethics requirements within their research projects and report on ethics issues regularly to Paris Region.

Welcome to Paris Region

Living in Paris Region - guide

This guide gives you an overview of the welcome, support and logistics services for programme fellows and their families

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Online Welcome Desk

Before you leave your country of residence, this site will prepare your arrival in the Paris Region by tailoring a personal roadmap with information for your stay in the Region and at the host institution

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Acc&ss centres

You can contact the nearest centre for help regarding international mobility, both before your arrival and during your stay in Paris Region

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Apply for housing

Find out here how to apply for housing at the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris (CIUP)

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GATE platform of Science Accueil

Contact the multi-services hosting platform for Paris Saclay area

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Stay tuned

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions Grant Agreement no 945298-ParisRegionFP.