STSM 2024 - Application Form

Dear applications,

Before submitting your application, please check that you are eligible for this grant :

  • Can apply only applicants located in Participating COST Countries , approved Near-Neighbour Country institutions, or an approved European RTD Organisation. Grantees must come from another country than the hosting country  (candidates located in Switzerland cannot apply). 

LIST OF ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES : If your country is not mentioned below, you are NOT eligible for the COST Grant. Other Grants might come later, stay tuned!

  • The 41 COST Full Members are: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary*, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, The Netherlands, The Republic of North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and United Kingdom.
  • Near Neighboring countries: Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Republic of North Macedonia, Republic of Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine
  • All applicants must carefully read the funding and eligibility rules detailed in the COST Annotated Rules.
  •  All applicants must register for an e-COST profile at
  • Applications need to be submitted through the form below. As a second step, you will need to submit via e-COST (further instructions sent to applicants per email).
  • The application will be assessed by the Grant Awarding Coordinator (Ausra Snipaitiene) and the leader of each Working Group against the perceived contribution that the proposed visit will make against the scientific CliPS objectives.
  • The applicant can apply until Oct 8th 2023 and will be formally notified of the outcome of their STSM application by the Grant Awarding Coordinator by end of December 2023.
  • Successful applicants need to complete and submit a STSM report, within 30 days from the end date of the mission.

Please note that COST can request additional information to substantiate the information contained within the documents submitted by STSM applicants.