Traineeship Grants Calmette and Yersin

The Traineeship Grants, funded by the Institut Pasteur Department of International Affairs, are designed to facilitate mobility within the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP) and to promote and facilitate traineeships at Institut Pasteur in Paris or in a RIIP member institute for scientists (students, researchers and technicians) from the Institut Pasteur and from the RIIP, issued in priorities from low-income countries.


Deadline for candidatures: March 05th, 2021

Online applications Exclusively


Traineeship grants Calmette and Yersin


The purpose of the internship os to reinforce the trainee's skills in his/her field of research and to reinforce the capacities of the institute of origin.


Any subject covered by RIIP institute laboratories: research into infectious diseases (infectious physiopathology, immunology, microbiology, epidemiology, virology, parasitology) and public health activities (diagnosis, monitoring, resistance, etc.). It must be consistent with the candidate’s research area.


A selection committee decides how to allocate traineeship grants depending on the project’s relevance, the objectives of the internship and research programmes of the candidate’s institute.


The candidate must be a scientist from an IPIN institute : a Master 2 degree student, a PhD student, a technician/engineer or a researcher (postdoctoral fellow included).


2 weeks to 3 months; 6 months exclusively for Master’s traineeships


All nationalities


1100 euros per month to cover subsistence costs, transport costs are in charge of the candidate's  institute.

Call for applications:

One call for applications per year

Online applications Exclusively


The application must include (section "Personality (s) supporting the application"):
    •    Letter from the Director of your institute
    •    Recommandation letter from your supervisor
    •    For an traineeship in the RIIP, except Institut Pasteur: the opinion of the director of the host institute
    •    For a traineeship at Institut Pasteur: a letter from the head of the host unit

Any incomplete application by the  deadline will be rejected.

To find a traineeship within the RIIP, you can consult the RIIP DATABASE
The successful candidate will submit a report to Marianne Lucas-Hourani, International Division, no later than one month after the end of the traineeship. He commits to appear on all documents (internship report, slides, summary, etc..) logo of the Institut Pasteur, and to cite in the acknowledgments include the Institut Pasteur International Division for financial support.

A call for applications in January:
    •    Call for applications : mid-December
    •    Closing date for applications : March 05th
    •    Selection Committee meeting beginning of April
    •    Decision notice : from May for traineeships in the RIIP and July for traineeships in Institut Pasteur in Paris


Marianne Lucas-Hourani

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