Call for International Training Programmes (ITP) 2018-2019


The new call for ITP 2018-2019 has been launched.


The call



For the promoters:

  • Annex 1: Application form
  • Annex 2: Budget proposal
  • Brief CV of the (co-)promoter(s) and budget holder (free format)
  • Detailed programme (free format)
  • Written confirmation budget holder (free format)
  • Evaluation of former edition(s) (free format)


For the ICOS:


Important documents when elaborating a project proposal (supporting documents)


How to submit a proposal? (VLIR-UOS database)

  • VLIR-UOS database (link)
  • Manual for the submission of proposal via the database (see supporting 4)


The table below provides an overview of all crucial information:



Selection for one or two years (2018 and/or 2019):

  • Scholarships for participants (indicative number of 12 scholarships per ITP)
  • Indicative project allowance (outcome of calculation of fixed bench fee of € 54 per participant per day). For example: 12 scholars * 90 days * € 54 = € 58.320 or indicatove project allowance of € 648 per day (see annex 2).

Calendar years 2018 and/or 2019

Min. 14 days and max. 3 months per year, course days and social activities included but travel days excluded.

For visa purposes, the total stay in Belgium (and in Schengen zone in general) of the (scholarship) participants cannot exceed 90 days.


Professors / researchers / lecturers at a Flemish university or university college


An ITP can only be organized in Belgium

Launch of the call: 16 March 2017
Deadline submission project proposals at level of the Flemish universities and university colleges (ICOS of the university association): Depending on the university association (between 5 June and 16 June 2017)
Submission (two-stage):
Eligible applicant > ICOS > VLIR-UOS
Deadline sending proposals by ICOS of the university association to VLIR-UOS
1 July 2017

First half of September 2017

Implementation period
between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018 and 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2019


Selection will occur following the selection system guidelines of VLIR-UOS. Selection of proposals will be done through the Belgium Commission, qualified to evaluate proposals that will be executed in Belgium.




Education and scholarships in Flanders

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