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10.000 Dollar for International Network Projects

International network AC21 calls for proposals within the competition “Special Project Fund 2017”

The international university network “Academic Consortium for the 21st Century” (AC21), where the Chemnitz University of Technology counts among the leading members, calls annually for proposals within a competition for funding of up to three projects between AC21-member universities by up to 10.000 Dollar since 2008. The objective of the funded projects should be to further deepen the co-operation between the partners of the consortium.

For this reason, one of the main preconditions for participating at the competition is the inclusion of at least three AC21-member universities from two different countries. The funding is dedicated to innovative projects in education and research which are jointly organized and implemented by the project partners and which address to members of AC21 as well as to the broad public, for example scientific symposia.

Applications for project funding may be filed by email to the International Office until the January 23, 2017, at latest which then forwards the applications after formal check to the chancellor as "AC21 Communicator" of Chemnitz University of Technology for signature and subsequent submission to the AC21 General Secretariat. Application forms may be downloaded by using the following link: https://www.tu-chemnitz.de/international/vernetzung/ac21/SPF2017_Antragsformular.docx.

The selected projects will be announced by the AC21 General Secretariat probably in April 2017. For further information you are welcome to visit the respective website (https://www.tu-chemnitz.de/international/vernetzung/ac21/funding.html.en) and to address to the Head of the International Office, Dr. Wolfgang Lambrecht (phone: 0371 531-35679, Email: wolfgang.lambrecht@iuz.tu-chemnitz.de), who is voluntarily at your disposal.

All scientists of the Chemnitz University of Technology are cordially invited to engage within the competition by innovative projects and to contribute to the further enhancement of the international attractiveness and visibility of our university.

(Author and Translation: Dr. Wolfgang Lambrecht)

Mario Steinebach
12.12.2016

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