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2024 CMU Portugal Mobility Opportunities for Visiting Faculty & Researchers and Students


Applications are now open for the 2024 CMU Portugal Mobility Initiatives Visiting Faculty & Researchers and Visiting Students aimed for research periods at Carnegie Mellon University within 2024. The application deadline for both calls – launched under the scope of the CMU Portugal Program with the support of Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) – is April 15th, 2024, with visits to be completed by December 31st, 2024. 

Visiting Faculty & Researchers Program 

The CMU Portugal Visiting Faculty & Researchers Program will support up to 8 grantees to spend between 2 weeks to 2 months collaborating in research, education, and innovation in ICT with peers at Carnegie Mellon University to experience its culture and best practices. Candidates must be Portuguese citizens or foreign citizens with permanent residence in Portugal who hold a doctoral degree by the time of the application and are affiliated with a Portuguese Higher Education Institution or Research lab. 

The Visiting Faculty and Researchers Initiative builds on the success of the Faculty Exchange Program, launched in 2007. Currently, CMU Portugal has supported Up until 2023, 89 Visits have taken place under the CMU Portugal Program. 

More information about this initiative at: Visiting Faculty & Researchers page.

Visiting Students Program 

The CMU Portugal Visiting Students Program will support up to 10 master’s students or masters who have been awarded a degree in the last 5 years in Portugal and in ICT-related areas to spend 2 to 3 months working in research in ICT at CMU. While at CMU, candidates will be mentored by leading faculty and researchers and have the opportunity to be immersed in Carnegie Mellon’s culture. Visiting Students must be Portuguese citizens or foreign citizens with permanent residence in Portugal.

The Visiting Students Initiative builds on the success of the Undergraduate Internship Program initiated in 2014 and has already hosted 59 student Visits to CMU.

More information is available at: Visiting Students page.

The deadline for applications to both Calls is April 8th, 2024.  The work plan must be conducted by December 31st, 2024.