2nd STSM – Now Open Applications

2nd STSM – Now Open Applications

We are pleased to inform you about the opening of the second call to apply for the short-term scientific missions (STSMs) funded by the COST action “European Network for Innovative and Advanced Epitaxy (CA20116 – OPERA)”.

This second call will fund STSMs taking place until 31 August 2022. The application period starts on May 10. The deadline for the submission of proposals is May 31 and the decision will be communicated to the applicants on June 14 by e-mail. Detailed information about the STSM program can be found in the attached document OPERA-CA20116_STM Rules. This document explains the STSM objectives, who is eligible, the organizational and financial aspects, and the evaluation procedure as this is a competitive call.

To apply for a STSM, you must submit all the documents indicated in the OPERA-CA20116_STM Rules document to the online platform of COST Association (e-COST). You must also send them all by email to: indicating in the subject: STSM Application.  

For your convenience, attached to this email we provide you the following templates:

  1. The STSM application form.
  2. The HOST institution welcome letter.
  3. Europass CV template.  

To facilitate finding an appropriate host institution for your STSM, we are implementing a database that will be accessible through OPERA’s webpage. Until them, you can access to the latest information on partners/host institutions through the following link, whose information will be temporarily updated on regular basis.  

We are looking forward for receiving your applications.