PLANT FELLOWS is an international post doc fellowship program in the field of plant sciences. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no GA-2010-267243 – PLANT FELLOWS.

PLANT FELLOWS is supporting emerging scholars from all over the world. The scholars are hosted at 13 European and 7 international universities and research institutes and 3 industry partners, which were predefined as host organisations on the basis of their excellence in higher education and plant research.

PLANT FELLOWS offers approximately 69 post doc fellowships in three different categories (incoming, outgoing and reintegration) and a structured training program that includes workshops, training in complementary skills and industrial placements. The fellows have a unique opportunity to obtain PLANT FELLOWS Training Certification after successfully completing the program.

PLANT FELLOWS is establishing a training and qualification framework in the area of life-long learning/vocational training to complement the postdoctoral training in plant sciences.

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Administration and Contact

PLANT FELLOWS is centrally managed by the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center. Professor Ueli Grossniklaus of the University of Zurich acts as chair of the program.

For questions regarding PLANT FELLOWS, please contact the program officer:  

Romy Kohlmann

phone +41 44 633 8193