Launching of the France Excellence Programme

France is the second host country in Europe for Singaporean students with around 500 young people studying in France. However, this mobility is today much focused on the fields of management, political sciences, liberal arts and cooking. France-Singapore Year of Innovation 2018 was a great success, with over sixty events organized in Singapore and France, […]

Université Sorbonne Paris Cité/National University of Singapore – Call for proposals 2019

As part of a cooperation launched in 2013, the Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) co-fund three calls for proposals to promote new scientific and academic collaborations between Europe and South East Asia. These calls have enabled to start 45 research and / or teaching collaborations between NUS and […]


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Figure 1. Structuring tools for international partnerships.   International Joint Units (UMI) in Singapore A UMI is a full-fledged laboratory, as found in universities and research organizations. It is based in a single location, in France or abroad, and brings together researchers, students, postdocs, and support staff from CNRS and the partner institution(s). The Director […]


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1.Groupement de Recherche International (GDRI) A GDRI is a scientific coordination network gathering research teams in European and non-European countries. Its activities are coordinated by a scientific committee. It is adviced not to have more than three French laboratories involved, it last four years and is renewable once. GDRI SINERGIE – NERGIE (2016-2020) CNRS / […]


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Merlion Programme The Merlion Programme (Hubert Curien Partnership), managed by the Institut Français of Singapour, initiate and foster the development of scientific collaborations between French and Singaporean laboratories. It finance different kinds of operations : Short term missions for researchers, postdoctorals and PhD students, Seminars or Workshop in France or Singapore on a common thematic, […]