CIMNE Severo Ochoa incoming Mobility Programme

The CIMNE Severo Ochoa Incoming Mobility Programme, is open to Postdoctoral and Senior researchers based at external universities and research centers who want to experience the opportunity of joining in a leading research center in the discipline of numerical methods and computational mechanics, hosted by a CIMNE research group.

The programme supports collaboration and short-term visits, up to three months stays.

It provides grants supporting travel and/or accommodation up to a maximum of 2.000 € per person.

The CIMNE Severo Ochoa Incoming Mobility Programme is funded by the Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence (2019-2023) under the grant CEX2018-000797-S funded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033.


  • The objective of the Severo Ochoa Incoming Mobility Programme is to foster research collaborations of CIMNE researchers with partner institutions, promoting the sharing of expertise and the development of joint research activities.
  • Incoming visits are intended to develop links with the partner institutions, to devise new research lines, project proposals, co-supervision of local PhD students, and co-authoring publications, among others.
  • Call information


    • The CIMNE Severo Ochoa Incoming Mobility Programme is open to Postdoctoral and Senior researchers from universities and research centers, with whom CIMNE researchers have or wish to establish collaborative links.
    • The stay has to be finalized before November 30, 2023.


    • The first call for applications is open until December 16, 2022 at noon.
    • At the time of submission, it is necessary to have the agreement of the hosting CIMNE research group.
    • Any individual candidate can be awarded with funding only once per year.


    • The submitted proposals will be assessed and ranked by an ad-hoc CIMNE Selection Committee appointed by the Managing Board.
    • If necessary, the committee may request more information from the candidates, or ask the PI of the hosting group to obtain more details to prioritize the applications.


    • Expected impact for CIMNE, in terms of research excellence and societal impact.
    • Alignment with CIMNE’s thematic priorities.
    • Proposals submitted by female researchers are particularly welcome.


    • The allocated budget for the CIMNE Severo Ochoa Incoming Mobility Programme is 30.000 €.
    • The maximum grant is 2000 € per person per visit.
    • The booking of trips and accommodations must be managed directly by CIMNE.
    • The grant does not necessarily cover 100% of the total expenses. The funds can be complemented with other funds (compatible with other funding instruments) or through resources of the hosting research group.

    Obligations of the incoming researchers

    • During their stays in CIMNE, they will deliver a Severo Ochoa Seminar or a Severo Ochoa Coffee Talk, open to all staff members.
    • They must produce and submit a short research report describing the activities fulfilled during the stay, and the research outcomes.
    • Mobility is funded under the umbrella of the Severo Ochoa National project and therefore it is bound to follow the Spanish rules regarding travel and reimbursement regulations.


    • To apply for funding within the Severo Ochoa Incoming Mobility Programme, the PI of the hosting group at CIMNE has to submit the completed Application Form available through the following link: Application form
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