Fulbright Program France┋Nouvelle-Aquitaine Regional Award

Nouvelle-Aquitaine welcomes candidates in all fields, preferably in the following areas in which the regional research teams are especially strong: analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, green/sustainable chemistry, subsoil energy, photonics, biomedical research and technology, environmental sciences, information sciences, archaeology, economics and management, materials physics, and aeronautics.

  • 2 grants awarded
  • 3-9 months in Nouvelle-Aquitaine 

With 200,000 people studying in the region -- about half of whom are in Bordeaux -- Nouvelle-Aquitaine is an exciting place to be for research! World renowned for its wine, Bordeaux is also famous for the quality and number of its public institutions of higher education and research. The region boasts six universities -- in Bordeaux, Poitiers, Limoges, Pau, and La Rochelle -- representing 125,000 students. Nouvelle-Aquitaine is home to the main public research institutions, and outperforms the national average public scientific output by 5% (and over 7% in chemistry and applied biology-ecology).

Participating institutions include:

  • Université de Bordeaux
  • Université Bordeaux Montaigne (Humanities, Earth Science)
  • Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour (Science, Humanities, Law & Business)
  • Université de Poitiers
  • Université de Limoges
  • Université de La Rochelle
  • Bordeaux INP Aquitaine
  • École Supérieure des Technologies Industrielles Avancées (ESTIA)
  • Bordeaux Sciences Agro
  • KEDGE Business School (Bordeaux campus)
  • École supérieure de Commerce de Pau (ESC Pau)
  • Sciences Po Bordeaux
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Bordeaux (ENSAP)
  • Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin


€2,400, €2,800 per month. Additional travel allowance of €1,200 for grantee only. 

Do I have to speak French?

French language ability should be commensurate with the requirements of the project.

Many host institutions offer language courses.

We prefer candidates who intend to improve their French language skills.

How do I apply?

The application deadline is September 16, 2019. 

The application process is administered by the Institute of International Education. For further information and to apply, please consult the IIE's program page.

If you have not already established ties with a host institution in the region and are planning to solicit the required letter of invitation, click here for an electronic letter in PDF format from the Franco-American Commission explaining to potential hosts what the program is, how it is funded, and what the requirements for hosting would be.

Contact person: Charlotte Goodwin, Program Officer - US Grantees, Franco-American Commission for Educational Exchange, (0033) 1 44 14 53 64, cgoodwin@fulbright-france.org

Date de candidature
3-9 mois
Humanités : Archéologie, Anthropologie & Ethnologie
Sciences sociales : Gestion et administration publique, Economie, Sciences environnementales, Géographie, Psychologie et sciences cognitives, Sociologie