Description of funding the projects of attracting foreign professors to Lithuania, proposals invited
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania has announced a draft description of the funding conditions of projects under the measure "Development of Scientific Competences of Scientists, Other Researchers and Students through Practical Research Activities" (State Professor Programme) of the European Union funds' investments for 2014–2020. The document describes the funding of projects of attracting foreign professors to Lithuania, seeking that experienced foreign scientists would not only conduct scientific research in Lithuania, but also assist in forming new scientific research trends and the main researcher groups to pursue such research.
The budget of the projects under the State Professor Programme is EUR 5.7 million. A call is intended to be announced at the end of the first quarter of the year. The projects will be managed by the Research Council of Lithuania.